Daniel Brodhead, 1736–1809, American Revolutionary officer and Indian fighter, b. probably near Albany, N.Y. He was taken as an infant to Pennsylvania, where he later served as deputy surveyor general (1773–75). In the Revolution he commanded a detachment of militia in the battle of Long Island, was sent (1778) to Pittsburgh, and became commandant there in 1779. In that year he led an expedition up the Allegheny River against the Native Americans; this was linked with the expedition of John Sullivan in New York. When in 1781 the Delawares broke their treaty, he invaded their territory. He was removed from his command but later was brevetted brigadier general. For 11 years (1798–1809) he was surveyor general of Pennsylvania.
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