Henry Philip Livingston (1760-1802)

Lt. Henry Philip Livingston, Second-in-Command of Washington's Guard

He was born in New York City and graduated from Princeton. In 1777, he was commissioned as a Lieutenant and second in command of George Washington's Guard in the Continental Army, seeing action at the Battle of Brandywine. He later preceded to Philadelphia with the army of General Lafayette. After his father died in 1778, he inherited £700 and a full share of his considerable estate. He was married twice (to the sisters Marian and Susannah Moorehead) and had eight children.


Contributed by Mark Meredith on 23/08/2022 and last updated on 23/08/2022.