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  • 1. Who was...
  • 2. Lachlan McIntosh?
  • 3. A Major General of the Revolutionary War...
  • 4. ...under command of George Washington.
  • 5. Accomplishments McIntosh played a key part in helping create the Georgia Brigade...
  • 6. ...which helped in the defeat of the British.
  • 7. Impact Lachlan helped George Washington, and his troops, defeat the British in the Revolutionary War...
  • 8. ...and now we have independance.
  • 9. duel with Button Gwinnett McIntosh and Gwinnett both were running for govenor...
  • 10. ...and, McIntosh, reveling in Gwinnett's embarrassment, openly criticized him for a  failed military campaign...  
  • 11. ...though Gwinnett was cleared of wrong doing...    
  • 12. ...Gwinnett challenged Mcintosh to a duel with pistols...
  • 13. ...both men were hurt.
  • 14. ...McIntosh survived...
  • 15. ... Gwinnett died three days later resulting from having a bone in his leg broken...
  • 16. ... by the bullet McIntosh shot .
  • 17. Origin in 1727 Lachlan was born in Badencoh, Scotland...  
  • 18. ...McIntosh's family was a part of the group "Scot Highlanders"...
  • 19. Who settled in Darien along Georgia's southern frontier in 1736.
  • 20. going to Georgia Lachlan, was only eight years old when he and his family crossed the Atlantic in 1735...
  • 21. ...from that time until his death in 1806...
  • 22. ... he witnessed, most of the events that transformed Georgia into an independent state...
  • 23. ...and those states into an independent nation .
  • 24. "General Lachlan McIntosh: Loyal American and Friend of George Washington "
  • 25. sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/buttongwinnet www.georgiahistory.com www.ushistory.org/valleyforge my book: Lachlan McIntosh