Brigadier-General Stephen Moylan

Moylan, Stephen, Brigadier-General in the United States revolutionary army, was born in Ireland in 1734. He was one of the first to answer the call to arms against the British at Cambridge, Massachusetts, and distinguished himself in many of the operations of the war. A man of education and gentlemanly address, he for a short time acted as aide-de-camp to Washington. He was made Brigadier-General by brevet, in November 1783, and after the peace occupied some civil posts in Pennsylvania. He died 11th April 1811, aged about 77. His brother was Catholic Bishop of Cork.


37a. Biographical Dictionary—American Biography: Francis S. Drake. Boston, 1876.