Daughters of the American Revolution
James Bright Chapter
Organized October 13, 1972
The James Bright Chapter was organized with nineteen members on October 13, 1972, in the home of Mrs. Jessie Stewart Gilstrap, Organizing Regent, and named in honor of
her Revolutionary ancestor. James Bright was born in England, came to the colonies, and was a private under Captain John Lynch in the Fifth Regiment of Maryland. He engaged in battles at
Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth, and Stony Point.
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