COL. ALEXANDER HAMILTON


On March 1, 1777, Captain Alexander Hamilton of the 10th New York artillery company, joined  General Washington's staff as an aide de camp, receiving the rank of  Lieutenant Colonel. Hamilton soon became Washington's most trusted advisor. 


HAMILTON AND WASHINGTON

IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

GEN. GEORGE WASHINGTON


In June 1775, a 43 year old planter, known as "the finest horseman in all of Virginia", was named General and Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, a post he held until the War's end, resigning his commission on December 23, 1783.