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Lewis Thomas, (ca. 1752-1833), a native of Kingston Parish, Gloucester Co., Thomas served as Lieutenant of the 13th Va. Reg. Rev. War, from Dec. 19, 1776. This regiment later designated the 9th Va. commanded by Col. John Gibson. Thomas was in the battles of Brandywine and Germantown and served to the close of the Rev. War in 1783, at which time he was a captain and had served in that capacity for 18 months. He was discharged in 1783 at Winchester, Va., when the army was disbanded. Retired Jan. 1, 1783, and was granted 4,000 acres of bounty land, warrant obtained March 11, 1784. He removed to Washington Co., Kentucky, where he spent the rest of his life.

Rev. War Pension file of Capt. Lewis Thomas, Pen. Va. S. 37489, National Archives; Society of Cincinnati.

*Name can be found in the master list of the roster.

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