The Resource Item located in oversize, box 8

Item located in oversize, box 8

Label
1782 Jul
Inclusive dates
1782 Jul
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
List of provision returns, 1-31 July 1782, for the Continental officers and soldiers, and Virginia militia and staff posted at Winchester, Virginia. Document is countersigned by James Wood (1741-1813) colonel commandant at Winchester
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
James Wood was born 28 January 1741 in Frederick County, Virginia. He was elected to the House of Burgesses in 1766 and served until 1775, He also served in the 1st (1774) and 5th (1776) Virginia Conventions. Woods was elected to the House of Delegates and served in 1776 and 1784-1785. He was appointed captain of the Frederick County militia in 1774, and colonel of the 8th Virginia Regiment in 1776. Wood was promoted to brigadier general of the state militia in 1783. Appointed to the state executive council in 1784, he was elected governor of Virginia, serving from 1796 to 1799. After his term as governor, Wood returned to the executive council where he served until his death 16 June 1813. He married Jean Moncure (1753-1823) in 1775, and they had one daughter who died young.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
List of provision returns
Label
Item located in oversize, box 8
Note
Item located in oversize, box 8
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
John Stewart Bryan Collection, Virginia State Library
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000501066
Type of unit
leaf.

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