Lovell, James, Jr.

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Lovell, James, Jr.

LOVELL, JAMES, JR. (1758–1850). Continental officer. Massachusetts. Son of James Lovell, he graduated from Harvard in 1776 and became an ensign in Henry Lee's Continental Regiment, 25 May 1777. Named regimental adjutant on 10 May 1778, he transferred to Henry Jackson's Massachusetts Regiment on 22 April 1779 as adjutant. In March 1780 he transferred to Lee's Battalion of Light Dragoons and was adjutant until the end of the war.

SEE ALSO Lovell, James.

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