George Croghan

George Croghan

George Croghan was an American soldier. was born at the Locust Grove farm in what is now Louisville, Kentucky and died in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was a recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal. Two of his famous uncles were Captain William Clark and General George Rogers Clark because his mother, Lucy Clark, was their sister. His father was William Croghan of Dublin, Ireland and served in the revolutionary war at the battles of Brandywine and Monmouth. His wife Serena Livingston was the granddaughter of Robert Livingston of Clermont Manor New York. Croghan studied at the College of William and Mary and joined the army after he graduated in 1810. He fought at the Battle of ... more on Wikipedia

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