Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Hamilton” in entry izard-george of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History:
...Carolina in 1777; son of Ralph Izard.
Having finished his education and
made a tour in Europe, he entered the United States army, in 1794, as lieutenant of artillery.
He was appointed aide to General Hamilton in 1799; resigned in 1803; commissioned colonel of artillery in the spring of 1812; and promoted to brigadier-general in March, 1813.
He was in command on Lake Champlain and on the Niagara frontier...
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