Washington and His Generals - Vol. 1

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BRIGADIER-GENERAL LACHLAN McINTOSH.

JOHN MORE McINTOSH, hereditary chief of the clan McIntosh, lost his property in Scotland in consequence of the support which his family gave the Pretender in the Rebellion of 1715, and upon the invitation of General Oglethorpe, with one hundred and thirty Highlanders, who determined to follow his fortunes, he came to America in the winter of 1736, and settled upon the Altahama, in Georgia, at the point where now stands the city of Darien. When General Oglethorpe invaded Florida, in 1740, he followed him, at the head of his Highland company, and was taken prisoner by the Spaniards at Fort Moosa, near St. Augustine, and sent to Spain, where he was detained several years. He at length returned to America with a broken constitution, and in a short time died. His second son, Lachlan McIntosh, was about nine years of age when the family quitted Scotland, and his mother had since instructed him carefully in the common branches of an English education. General Oglethorpe had now gone back to England, and no schemes of ambition tempting him to remain in Georgia, he sought a more promising field of enterprise in Charleston, where the fame of his father's gallantry and misfortunes secured to him a kind reception from Henry Laurens, then one of the most eminent merchants of South Carolina, and afterwards known to the world as the President of Congress and the first Minister of the United States to Holland. In the family and the country house of Mr. Laurens he remained many years, and here he contracted friendships that lasted while he lived, with some of the leading citizens of the southern colonies. Having adopted the profession of a surveyor,

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