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Major General Israel Putham served next rank below Gen Washington. Putham was in the Indian French Wars, served and planned "Bunker Hill Battle"

Conflict Period:
Revolutionary War 1
Birth:
01 Jul 1718 1
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israel putham 1
Birth:
01 Jul 1718 1

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The attached painting/image of General Israel Putham tied to a tree represents the documented event of 8-8-1728 when he was captured by Caughnawaga chief during a battle in the French Indian War. A french officer after many attempts finally intervened and saved Puthams life. He gained his freedom after two months and more torture!

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