Roll of Honor

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John Parke Custis

  • School: King's College
  • Class Year: attended 1773
  • War: Revolutionary War
  • Date of Death: October 1781

John Parke Custis, called "Jacky," stepson of George Washington, served as an aide-de-camp to General Washington during the siege of Yorktown. He died of camp fever in October 1781, just after Lord Cornwallis's surrender on October 19.

John Parke Custis

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