Hull, William


Hull, William
(24 jun. 1753, Derby, Conn., EE.UU.–29 nov. 1825, Newton, Mass.).

Oficial de ejército estadounidense. Combatió en las campañas de la independencia de los EE.UU. en Connecticut, Nueva York y Nueva Jersey. En 1805 fue gobernador del Territorio de Michigan. Al inicio de la guerra anglo-estadounidense (1812), ascendió a general de brigada con la misión de defender Michigan y de atacar Canadá. Debido a su deficiente organización de la invasión a este país, debió retirarse a Detroit, donde se rindió sin combatir. Fue juzgado por un tribunal militar, acusado de cobardía y de abandono del deber. El pdte. James Madison le condonó la pena de muerte en reconocimiento a sus servicios anteriores.

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