Lawson, Robert

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Lawson, Robert

LAWSON, ROBERT. American officer. Virginia. After serving as major in the Fourth Virginia from 13 February 1776, lieutenant colonel after 13 August 1776, and colonel after 19 August 1777, he resigned 17 December 1777 and subsequently saw action at Guilford and in the Yorktown campaign as a brigadier general of the Virginia militia.

SEE ALSO Guilford Courthouse, North Carolina; Yorktown Campaign; Yorktown, Siege of.

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