Alexander Hamilton led a distinguished military career during the Revolutionary War and Early Republic era. With his military service spanning 25 years, Hamilton rose to the rank of Major General during the Quasi-War with France. As a public servant, Alexander Hamilton also had a profound impact on the creation of the Army, Navy, Coast Guard, and West Point Military Academy. This timeline covers Hamilton's involvement in and contributions to the early U.S. military.
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