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Now twenty-two, Burr was frequently reminded of his boyish appearance at the garrison. One New York farmer refused to believe he was an officer. When he asked to see the lieutenant colonel, Burr identified himself. The man then assumed he had to be the colonel’s son. After the story became scuttlebutt in the garrison, Burr was jocularly dubbed ‘Colonel Burr’s son.’
—  Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr, Nancy Isenberg