Sunday, June 24, 2012

Portrait Of General William Hull

From Richardson's War of 1812, by Major Richardson:

William Hull was born on June 24, 1753, in Darby, Connecticut; he died November 29, 1825, in Newton, Massachusetts.

Soldier in the Revolutionary War; first Governor of Michigan Territory (1805 - 1813); General in the War of 1812.  He surrendered Detroit, was found guilty in a court martial proceeding, sentenced to death and then pardoned.

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