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|Died||September 22, 1812
Little Britain, New York, United States
(m. 1765; her death 1795)
|Children||13, including DeWitt, George, James|
|Parent(s)||Col. Charles Clinton
|Relatives||George Clinton (brother)
William W Clinton (great-grandfather)
James Clinton (grandfather)
George W. Clinton (grandson)
Ambrose Spencer (son-in-law)
Major General James Clinton (August 9, 1736 – September 22, 1812) was an American Revolutionary War officer who, with John Sullivan, led the Sullivan Expedition in what is now western New York to attack British-allied Seneca and other Iroquois villages. They destroyed 40 villages, as well as their winter stores of wheat and other produce. He obtained the rank of brevet major general.
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