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James Bright Chapter

Bentonville, Arkansas

Organized October 13, 1972

Revolutionary Battle

Chapter History

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.

Regent
Frances Rankin

Vice Regent
Katherine Schindler

Recording Secretary
Debra Lewis

Corresponding Secretary
Bethany Mader

Treasurer
Diana Eikenberry

Registrar
Kathleen Haase

Chaplain
Frances Scott

Librarian
Elizabeth Engskov

Historian
Carol Phillips

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Peel Mansion
Built in 1875

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