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Military History of James Nicholson  (c. 1736 - 9/24/1804)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  1775   Captain   Maryland Navy, "Defense"        
 
  6 Jun 1776   Captain   Continental Navy        
 
  26 Dec 1776   Captain   Continental Navy   Trenton, NJ (I)    
 
  31 Mar 1778   Captain   Continental Navy, "Virginia"         Left Ship to British
 
  Sep 1779   Captain   Continental Navy, "Trumball"         POW, 8 Aug 1781
 
  17 Nov 1781   Captain   Continental Marines         Paroled
 
  Jun 1783   Captain   Continental Navy         Retired
 
 

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