Military officer; born in New Brunswick, N. J., July 7, 1750; was appointed lieutenantcolonel of the 3d New Jersey Regiment in February, 1776, and was in command of cavalry in South Carolina in 1780.
He and most of his command were captured at Lanneau's Ferry in May of that year.
Colonel White was greatly esteemed by Washington, who in 1798 chose him as one of the brigadier-generals of the provisional army.
He died in New Brunswick, N. J., Feb. 10, 1803.
Harper and Brothers Publishers. . New York. 1902.
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