The Resource Monthly return of the Virginia State Legion

Monthly return of the Virginia State Legion

Label
Monthly return of the Virginia State Legion, 1782 May 11
Title
Monthly return of the Virginia State Legion
Inclusive dates
1782 May 11
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains a monthly return of the Virginia State Legion commanded by Lt. Col. Charles Dabney, Portsmouth. The return enumerates the commissioned officers, non-commissioned officers, and rank & file for cavalry, artillery, & infantry by casualty including those present for duty, sick present, sick absent, on command, on furlough, in the staff, promoted, resigned, reduced, transferred, joined, dead, deserted, discharged, recruited, & promoted. The return is signed by W. Coleman, Adjutant, & Lt. Col. Charles Dabney
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  • Described
Biographical or historical data
The Virginia State Legion commanded by Col. Charles Dabney was organized on 18 Jan. 1782 through the consolidation of the 1st Virginia State Regiment, Nelson's Corps of Cavalry, Capt. Roger's Company of Dismounted Dragoons, & Capt. Roane's Company of Artillery. The Legion disbanded on 24 April 1783.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Label
Monthly return of the Virginia State Legion
Note
These records are part of the Revolutionary Government record group (RG# 2)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Acquisition information unknown.
Organization method
Organized into the following series: Series I. Monthly return of the Virginia State Legion.
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001610760
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
p.

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