Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Agnew, James

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AGNEW, James, British soldier, killed in the battle of Germantown, 4 Oct., 1777. He came to Boston in the latter part of 1775, holding the rank of lieutenant-colonel. He commanded a brigade in 1776, and was engaged at Brooklyn heights, in the Danbury expedition, and at Brandywine, where he was wounded.