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army officer

James Winchester, American army officer. famous for Indian campaigns. member North Carolina Convention to ratify United States Constitution, 1788.

Background

Winchester, James was born on February 6, 1752 in Carroll County, Maryland, United States. Son of William and Lydia (Richards) Winchester.

Career

Captain, col; general of Mero dist. General United States Army, in command Army of N.W., War of 1812.

Achievements

  • Famous for Indian campaigns.

Membership

Member North Carolina Convention to ratify United States Constitution, 1788.

Connections

Married Susan Black, 1803, 14 children including Marcus.

father:
William Winchester

mother:
Lydia (Richards) Winchester

spouse:
Susan Black