c. 1734-April 9, 1773Directed construction of Fort Dobbs in 1756 while in command of Provincial forces. Irish born, Waddell was in North Carolina by 1754. During French & Indian War, he led troops to Pennsylvania in 1758 and repulsed Cherokee attack on Fort Dobbs in February 1760. He was commissioned general 1771. Buried at Castle Hayne, Bladen Co.
|Placed By||The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of North Carolina on the Occasion of the French and Indian War 250th Commemoration, October 2007|
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|Date Added||Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 12:05pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 509322 N 3964120|
|Decimal Degrees||35.82118333, -80.89680000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 49.271', W 80° 53.808'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 49' 16.26" N, 80° 53' 48.48" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 438 State Rd 1930, Statesville NC 28625, US|
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