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RUDOLPH, Michael, soldier, born in Maryland about 1754" died after 1794. With his brother John he joined Major Henry Lee at the head of Elk river in 1778, holding the rank of captain in his legion, and served with gallantry in many of the lesser battles and sieges in the south. After the war he settled in Savannah, and was subsequently a collector in Sunbury, Georgia, where he cultivated a farm. Entering the army in 1790 as captain of the 1st infantry, he served under General Josiah Harmar in the northwest. He became major of cavalry, 5 March, 1792, and adjutant and inspector of the army in February, 1793. After his resignation on 17 July, 1793, he traded with the West Indies, and subsequently embarked for France to enter its military service, after which nothing more was heard of him.
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