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BALDWIN, Jeduthan, soldier, born in Woburn, Massachusetts, 13 January 1732; died in Brookfield, Massachusetts, 4 June 1788. tie commanded a company during the French and Indian war, and served in the expedition against Crown Point during the autumn of 1775. In the siege of Boston he displayed engineering ability, designing the defenses of the American forces, and on 16 March 1776, was made assistant engineer, with the rank of captain, to the continental troops. He was subsequently ordered to New York and became Lieutenant-Colonel 26 April 1776. In September 1776, he was sent to Canada, and later was made engineer, with the rank of colonel. He served under General St. Clair at Ticonderoga in 1777, and with his regiment was at West Point in 1780. He resigned from the army on 26 April 1782. He was a member of the Massachusetts provincial congress in 1774-'5. He bequeathed £100 to Leicester (Massachusetts.) academy.
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