Richard Montgomery

Irish-born soldier in the British Army, later in the American Continental Army (1738–1775)

Richard Montgomery (December 2, 1738 - December 31, 1775) was a general in the American war for independence.

Richard Montgomery
Born(1738-12-02)December 2, 1738
Swords, Dublin, Kingdom of Ireland
DiedDecember 31, 1775(1775-12-31) (aged 37)
Quebec City, Province of Quebec
Buried atQuebec City, Province of Quebec
(reinterred in 1818 to St. Paul's Churchyard, Manhattan, New York City)
Allegiance Great Britain
United Colonies
Years of service British Army (1756–1772)
Continental Army (1775)
RankMajor general
Battles/warsSeven Years' War

Pontiac's War
American Revolutionary War



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