The company saw action in the Battle of White … Alexander Hamilton White. In 1776, the Revolutionary Government commissioned Alexander Hamilton to raise and be captain of the New York Provincial Company of Artillery. Managed by: John White: Last Updated: December 25, 2017 7 Sep 1831. The Hearts of Oak members formed the core of this new company. Alexander Hamilton and slavery. This likely signifies the past, as the story being told is of his childhood. Ohio, USA. Birth. Burial. The opening lines of the Broadway musical, describe Hamilton in the following words: “How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Caribbean by Providence impoverished in squalor … 19 Apr 1890 (aged 58) Muskingum County, Ohio, USA. How ‘Hamilton’ Became a Color-Conscious Casting Trailblazer, Before It Was Cool Anthony Ramos, Leslie Odom, Jr., and the “Hamilton” casting directors … Bloomfield Cemetery. Alexander Hamilton White: Birthdate: circa 1794: Death: circa 1867 (64-81) Immediate Family: Son of Joseph Allen White Father of Joseph C White Half brother of James Harrison White; John White and John White. Alexander Hamilton was born circa January 11, 1755 or 1757 (the exact date is unknown), on the island of Nevis, British West Indies to James Hamilton and Rachel Fawcett, who were not married. (And he’s even a Broadway composer who is straight.). The composer and star, Miranda, is exactly the kind of minority whom wealthy white people want to believe in: a rare cultured Nuyorican from a high-achieving family (his father was a political adviser to former mayor Ed Koch) who reads massive books about the Founding Fathers. Miranda accepted the invitation, but decided instead to debut a "Mixtape" song — what would later be known as "Alexander Hamilton," the show's explosive opener. Death. [1] [2] Rachel was caught in an abusive marriage to John Lavien before she fled him and began her affair with James, the son of a Scottish Lord. Many people would probably agree that "Hamilton" is still zooming in on history from a very specific perspective -- i.e., from the perspective of the (White) Founding Fathers. He's poor, he's alone, and he's got a lot to prove. Hamilton starts the show wearing beige/off white. https://www.biography.com/political-figure/alexander-hamilton https://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/alexander-hamilton