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General of the Armies of the United States George Washington

George Washington was born in Westmoreland Country, Virginia, on 22 February 1732. He was educated at home by his father and his older brother. When he was 17, he was appointed as county surveyor for Culpeper; by age 20 he was a district adjutant general in the Virginia militia. In 1754, he was appointed as a …

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