Trunk plate #1991.1.40

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Oval brass plate, 11.3 cm. long, 8 cm. wide, 0.2 cm. thick, engraved "Lieut Bull, Americn Legion, Cavalry," and was originally attached to his military trunk.

George Bull, born in 1752, a son of William and Sarah (Wells) Bull, of Orange County, New York, was commissioned Lieutenant in Capt. Nathan Frink's company of cavalry, in Benedict Arnold's American Legion. At the close of the American Revolution, Lieut. Bull came to New Brunswick, settling eventually below the Town of Woodstock, where his descendants still reside.