Henry Dearborn

  • American

General Henry Dearborn was a notable American Revolutionary and War of 1812 soldier, who marched to Quebec with Benedict Arnold. Dearborn was also land agent for the Bowdoin family and represented Maine in the Continental Congress. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1775/06/17 Col John Stark leads the 1st New Hampshire Regiment against British Regulars at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Patriot Captain Bunker Hill Monument Boston Battle of Bunker Hill
1775/12/31 American officer Henry Dearborn is captured during the Battle of Quebec. Patriot Captain Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site of Canada Quebec City United Colonies' Invasion of Quebec 1775
1777/12/00 General Horatio Gates sends lieutenant colonel Henry Dearborn to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania to winter with the Continental Army. Patriot Commander Valley Forge National Historical Park Pennsylvania Valley Forge Encampment
1801/00/00 Henry Dearborn announces that the president has "decided on the immediate establishment of a military school at West Point" and also on the appointment of Major Jonathan Williams "to direct the necessary arrangements for the commencement of the school." Secretary of War
1808/08/02 Secretary of War Henry Dearborn arrives on Davis Island and gives building directions for Fort Edgecomb. Work Fort Edgecomb Edgecomb
1813/00/00 Dearborn was married three times: to Mary Bartlett in 1771, to Dorcas (Osgood) Marble in 1780, and to Sarah Bowdoin, widow of James Bowdoin, in 1813. Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn was his son by his second wife. Groom
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