Winds, William, 1727-1789

Winds, William, 1727-1789

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1727 - 1789

Biography

William Winds was a farmer and soldier in the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. He rose to the rank of general in the latter where his most noted accomplishment was the arrest of New Jersey's last royal governor William Franklin.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Samuel Huntington letter

Mss 777568
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 777568
Date(s): 1777-10-18
Scope and Contents

Fragment of a mutilated letter from Samuel Huntington of Little Britain to General Winds, mentioning the burning of Kingston.