Francis Barber (Colonel)

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Francis Barber (1750–1783) was a Colonel in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He served in the Sullivan Expedition and at the Siege of Yorktown with the 3rd New Jersey Regiment. Barber was wounded at the Battle of Monmouth and then again at the Battle of Newton. He was killed in New Windsor, New York, where the army was camped in 1783, when a tree that was being cut fell on him as he was riding his horse to dine with George Washington in Newburgh, New York.

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