John Pratt (soldier)


John Pratt (October 12, 1753 – December 27, 1824) was an officer in the United States Army who served as acting Adjutant General of the U.S. Army from 1790 to 1791.

John Pratt
Captain John Pratt by Ralph Earl, 1792
Born(1753-10-12)October 12, 1753
DiedDecember 27, 1824(1824-12-27) (aged 71)
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1779–1783,1785–1793
Commands heldAdjutant General of the U.S. Army
Battles/warsAmerican Revolutionary War

Northwest Indian War


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References edit

  • Heitman, Francis B. (1903). Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, Volume 1. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. pp. 37, 804.
  • Lytle, Richard M.; Gordon, Martin (2004). Soldiers of America's First Army, 1791. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press. p. 163.
  • Rodenbough, Theophilus F.; Haskin, William L. (1896). The Army of the United States. New York City: Maynard, Merrill & Co. p. 5. Archived from the original on 2009-04-26. Retrieved 2009-06-07.
  • "Military History of John Pratt". Pennsylvania Cincinnati Military History. The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania. Archived from the original on 2013-04-15. Retrieved 2009-06-07.

External links edit

  • Biography from the Dallas Museum of Art
Military offices
Preceded by Adjutant General of the U. S. Army
November 7, 1790 – September 4, 1791 (acting)
Succeeded by