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COLONEL RUFUS PUTNAM - (____-____) - Army Engineer.
In Continental Army constructed defenses around
Boston and served with distinction as a regimental
commander at Stillwater and under Anthony Wayne.
Constructed fortifications at West Point during the
Revolution. Later led first company of settlers
across the Alleghenies in 1788, was Judge of the
Supreme Court of Ohio, Surveyor General, Indian
Commissioner.