The Resource List of the classes in Culpeper County for January 1781 for recruiting this state's quota of troops to serve in the Continental Army

List of the classes in Culpeper County for January 1781 for recruiting this state's quota of troops to serve in the Continental Army

Label
List of the classes in Culpeper County for January 1781 for recruiting this state's quota of troops to serve in the Continental Army, 1781
Title
List of the classes in Culpeper County for January 1781 for recruiting this state's quota of troops to serve in the Continental Army
Inclusive dates
1781
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • These records are part of Auditor of Public Accounts. Administration of State Government: Military Expenditures - Revolutionary War. Militia
  • This volume lists the men belonging to each class and indicates who was drafted
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts (1776-1928) (Search as Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts (1776-1928))
Member of
Additional physical form
  • Also available on microfilm, Public Service Claims Reel 7.
  • Photostat version also available.
Biographical or historical data
During its session begun in October 1780 the General Assembly passed an act designed to fill the state's quota of troopsfor the Continental Army by drafting militiamen to serve for eighteen months. Culpeper County was required to supply 106 men; this was done by dividing the militia into 106 classes and drafting a man from each class by lot.
Citation location within source
entry no. 227
Citation source
Auditor of Public Accounts inventory
Label
List of the classes in Culpeper County for January 1781 for recruiting this state's quota of troops to serve in the Continental Army
Arrangement
Numerical by class.
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Cumulative index finding aids
The names of the men listed in this volume are indexed in a card file titled "Public Service Claims" and are available in the Archives reading room.
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
List of the classes in Culpeper County for January 1781 for recruiting this state's quota of troops to serve in the Continental Army, 1781,
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000484876
Type of unit
v.

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