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General Robert Howe

This is a portrait of General Robert Howe. It was published in Benson J. Lossing's The Pictorial Field-Book of The Revolution Vol. II in 1852. Robert Howe was a planter, soldier and politician from North Carolina. He was born in 1732 in New Hanover County. Howe became a member of the Committee of Safety for Wilmington and Brunswick Counties, and then he became an officer for training and drilling militia. He later became a colonel for the Second North Carolina Regiment and then a major general for the Continental Army.

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[Portrait of General Robert Howe], in The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution (Vol. II), by Benson J. Lossing, p. 729. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1852.

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