STUART, Philip, (1760 - 1830)

STUART, Philip, a Representative from Maryland; born near Fredericksburg, Va., in 1760; completed his preparatory education; moved to Maryland; served in the Revolutionary Army as a lieutenant in the Third Continental Dragoons; wounded at Eutaw Springs September 8, 1781; transferred to Baylor’s dragoons November 9, 1782; lieutenant, Second Artillerists and Engineers, June 5, 1798; resigned November 15, 1800; served in the War of 1812; elected as a Federalist to the Twelfth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1811-March 3, 1819); died in Washington, D.C., August 14, 1830; interment in the Congressional Cemetery.