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1730, Apr 161795, Dec 23
a British army officer and politician, best known for his service as a general during the American War of Independence. First arriving in Boston in May 1775, from 1778 to 1782 he was the British Commander-in-Chief in North America. In addition to his military service, due to the influence of the 2nd Duke of Newcastle, he was a Member of Parliament for many years. Late in life he was named Governor of Gibraltar, but died before assuming the post.
 Timeline (3)
04/16/1730-Future British army General Sir Henry Clinton is born in Newfoundland, Canada (often incorrectly cited as 1738)
05/05/1776-Henry Clinton excludes Robert Howe and Cornelius Harnett from amnesty offer
06/28/1778-Mary Ludwig Hayes "Molly Pitcher" aids American patriots at the Battle of Monmouth, NJ: General George Washington beats British Sir Henry Clinton
 Mentions (2)
Sir Peter Parker [1]
...naval support for an expedition led by General Sir Henry Clinton reinforcing loyalists in the Southern Colonies at...
William Phillips
...sent to Quebec in 1776, along with his friend General Henry Clinton and General John Burgoyne, to be the commander...
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