The Resource Payrolls of Dabney's Legion

Payrolls of Dabney's Legion

Label
Payrolls of Dabney's Legion, 1782-1783
Title
Payrolls of Dabney's Legion
Inclusive dates
1782-1783
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains three payrolls of the Virginia State Legion commanded by Lt. Col. Commandant [Charles] Dabney from 1 Feb. 1782 to 31 March 1783. Included are payrolls from Capt. W[indsor] Brown's Company, Capt. Abner Crump's Company, & Capt. Christopher Roane's Company. The payrolls provide the name of the officer, rank, month & days, dollars per month, subsistent per month, & amount. The payrolls were sworn by Lt. William Slaughter, Capt. Abner Crump, & Capt. Lt. Cary Wyatt. Each payroll was certified by William Reynolds on 15 April 1783
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • 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
Payrolls of Dabney's Legion
Note
  • These records are part of the Revolutionary Government record group (RG# 2)
  • This item was restored by the Newport News Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Acquisition information unknown.
Organization method
Organized into the following series: Series I. Payrolls of Dabney's Legion.
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001609072
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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