Richard Montgomery (December 2, 1738 – December 31, 1775) was a brigadier general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.
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- I shall endeavour to discharge my duty to society, considering myself only as the citizen, moved by the melancholy necessity of taking up arms for the public safety.
- Letter to James Duane (1775), quoted in The Memoirs of Aaron Burr, ed. Matthew L. Davis (1837), vol. 1