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Thirty-two men served as aides-de-camp to General "George Washington during the Revolutionary War.[1] In 1906, "Worthington Chauncey Ford, chief of the Manuscripts Division of the "Library of Congress, published a list of Washington's aides and secretaries.[2] Ford added "Martha Washington to his list, to acknowledge her occasional office work at Washington's headquarters.

General Washington said about recruiting such men,[3]

They ought to be men of abilities...constantly calling for talents and abilities of the first rate: men who possess them ought to be taken wherever they can be found.

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List of aides-de-camp (alphabetical)[edit]

Unconfirmed claims[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Lefkowitz, p. 15
  2. ^ Worthington Chauncey Ford, "List and Writing of Washington's Aides-de-Camp and Secretaries," in Calendar of the Correspondence of George Washington with the Continental Congress, (Library of Congress, 1906), p. 9.[1]
  3. ^ Jon C. Fitzpatrick, ed. (1931-44). The Writings of George Washington, U.S. Government Printing Office. 10:378.
  4. ^ Lefkowitz, p. 256
  5. ^ Lefkowitz, p. 56
  6. ^ Lefkowitz, p. 262.
  7. ^ Lefkowitz, p. 233.
  8. ^ Lefkowitz, p. 54
  9. ^ From a 28 June 1931 Syracuse Newspaper Story About DAR Marking Graves of 595 Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Onondaga County. “Marking of Revolutionary War Graves By D.A.R. Signals Start of Campaign to Identify 595 in Onondaga County.”

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