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Benjamin Tallmadge
Benjamin Tallmadge
Basic Information
Status: Deceased
Age: 81 (at death)
Date of birth: February 25, 1754
Birthplace: Setauket or Brookhaven, New York,
British America
Date of death: March 7, 1835
Place of death: Litchfield, Connecticut,
United States of America
Nationality: United States of America flag 13 stars American
Affiliation: Continental Army
Culper Ring
Rank: Continental Army:
Major
Family Information

Benjamin Tallmadge (February 11?, 1754 – March 7, 1835) was an American military officer and politician.

Tallmadge is best known for his service as an officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. In this conflict he acted as leader of the Culper Ring, a celebrated network of spies in British-occupied New York. He also led a successful raid across Long Island that culminated in the Battle of Fort St. George. Following the war, Tallmadge was elected to the United States House of Representatives as a member of the Federalist Party.

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