Schuyler Philip John

Schuy·ler

 (skī′lər), Philip John 1733-1804.
American Revolutionary general of American forces in New York State who was relieved of his command after the British capture of Fort Ticonderoga (1777). He later served as a US senator from New York (1789-1791 and 1797-1798).
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