John Paulding


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John PauldingPaulding, JOHN, patriot, and one of the captors of Andre; born in New York City in 1758. Three times he was made a prisoner during the Revolutionary War, and had escaped, the second time, only four days before the capture of Andre. He and his associates received from Congress a silver medal each, and were awarded an annuity of $200. In 1827 a marble monument was erected by the corporation of New York City in St. Peter's churchyard near Peekskill, as a memorial of him. He died in Staatsburg, New York, February 18, 1818.



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