General Robert Tuttle, according to the "History of the Georgia Militia, 1783-1861" was the son of Edward Tuttle, a New Jersey born merchant of Waynesboro, Ga. His mother was probably Sarah Reid (Redd.) He was a native of Burke County, Ga. At a very early age Robert became captain of the 67th District Company in Burke County in 1819. In 1923 he was commissioned colonel commanding the 7th (Burke County) Regiment. He was commissioned brigadier general of the 2nd Brigade of the 1st Division in 1829. He was a powerful figure in the political arena representing Burke County in the Georgia House of Representatives, 1823, 1824, 1825, 1826, 1830, and 1832. In 1825 in the contest between the Troup and Clark factions Robert "adopted the creed of the former, being in accordance with his own views of State Sovereignty and democratic principles." Gen. Tuttle doed om Augusta, Ga., on June 4, 1833 at the young age of 30 according to his obituary in the Daily Georgian of June 17, 1833. Does anyone know if General Tuttle was married and had children or have any other info on him?