John Cadwalader Edit Profile
Educated University of Pennsylvania.
Commissioned colonel of a Philadelphia battalion. Commissioned brigadier general Pennsylvania Militia, 1776. Participated in battles of Trenton, Brandywine, Princeton, Germantown.
Challenged and wounded General Conway (of Conway Cabal, plot to undermine authority of George Washington as commander-in-chief) in a duel, winter 1777-1778.
Married Elizabeth Lloyd, October 1768. Married second, Williamina Bond, January 30, 1779.