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Revolutionary General and North Carolina native, Francis Nash, led troops under Washington in the battle at Germantown, Pennsylvania where Nash was mortally wounded. The Continental Congress voted funds for a monument in the General's memory. Nash is buried in Kulpsville, Pennsylvania.
This biography provides a short accounting of the life and family history of Francis Nash of Edgecombe County. Mr. Nash comes from a family of significant contributors to the state of North Carolina and he has continued this trend in public service to the state as a law clerk, lawyer, mayor, commissioner and contributor to North Carolina focused journals.