Nathanael Greene (August 7 [O.S. July 27] 1742 – June 19, 1786, frequently misspelled Nathaniel) was a major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War. When the war began, Greene was a militia private, the lowest rank possible; he emerged from the war with a reputation as George Washington's most gifted and dependable officer. Many places in the United States are named for him. Greene suffered financial difficulties in the post-war years and died suddenly of sunstroke in 1786.
Read more from his Wikipedia biography.
Photo credit: Original portrait painted from life in 1783 by Charles Wilson Peale. The original portrait was copied by C.W. Peale, as well as his son, Rembrandt, multiple times.
NATAL DATA and ASTROLOGY CHART
BIRTH DATA: 27 July 1742 [OS], about 13:30 (1:30 p.m.) LMT (+4:45:41), Potowomut, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations [now Rhode Island, United States] (41n39, 71w25). ASC: about 23 Scorpio. RR: C (approximate time from family genealogy). SOURCE: Sy Scholfield (c) quotes the "Geneology of the family . . . written in full by General George Sears Greene" as transcribed in The Life of Nathanael Greene edited by George Greene (New York: G. P. Putnam and Son, 1867; Bedford: Applewood Books, 2009), p. 581: "Our son Nathanael was born the twenty-seventh day of fifth month, 1742, about one or two o'clock in the afternoon of the third day of the week."
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