Records of the Revolutionary War containing the military and financial correspondence of distinguished officers, names of the officers and privates of regiments, companies, and corps, with the dates of their commissions and enlistments : general orders of Washington, Lee, and Greene, at Germantown and Valley Forge : with a list of distinguished prisoners of war, the time of their capture, exchange, etc. : to which is added the half-pay acts of the Continental Congress, the revolutionary pension laws, and a list of the officers of the Continental Army who acquired the right to half-pay, commutation, and lands by W. T. R. Saffell

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  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Military leadership,
  • Military pensions -- United States -- Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Registers,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Prisoners and prisons

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Statementby W.T.R. Saffell.
GenreSources., Biography., Registers.
ContributionsWashington, George, 1732-1799., Lee, Charles, 1731-1782., Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786., United States. Continental Congress., Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE203 .S124
The Physical Object
Pagination554, 22 p. ;
Number of Pages554
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17571737M
LC Control Number07023801

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