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Towson, Nathan, Col., 1784-1854



  • Existence: 1784 - 1854

Nathaniel Towson (January 22, 1784 – July 20, 1854), also known as Nathan Towson, was a major general in the United States Army. A career soldier, he fought in the War of 1812 as an artillery officer. He served as paymaster of the Army after the war, and was promoted to brigadier general and then major general for his service during the Mexican–American War.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James K. Dorn letter

Mss 837525
Identifier: Mss 837525
Overview In English.

Richard Mentor Johnson letter

Mss 821202
Identifier: Mss 821202
Overview In English.