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Lachlan Mv

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

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