The Resource Proceedings and list of officers of the Chesterfield arrangement

Proceedings and list of officers of the Chesterfield arrangement

Label
Proceedings and list of officers of the Chesterfield arrangement, 1781
Title
Proceedings and list of officers of the Chesterfield arrangement
Inclusive dates
1781
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains proceedings of the board of field officers begun at Chesterfield on 10 February 1781 by order of Maj. Gen. Baron von Steuben. The proceedings provide a list of officers present, rules for regulating the arrangement, a list of supernumerary officers by rank, a rank roll of field officers of the Virginia Line, a rank roll of captains of the Virginia Line, arrangement of officers of the 1st through 8th regiments of the Virginia Line on Continental establishment for the Chesterfield arrangement, and alterations since 18 February 1781
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Action
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  • Described
Biographical or historical data
A board of field officers met at Chesterfield Court House on 10 February 1781 to rearrange the Virginia Continental units. The arrangement was created to establish the seniority of officers. The Chesterfield arrangement created the 1st Virginia Battalion and redesignated the 9th Virginia Regiment as the 7th Virginia Regiment.
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
Proceedings and list of officers of the Chesterfield arrangement
Note
These records are part of the Revolutionary Government record group (RG# 2)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
19
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Acquisition information unknown.
Organization method
  • Organized into the following series: Series I. Proceedings and list of officers of the Chesterfield arrangement, 1781.
  • List arranged by regiment.
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001622663
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
p.

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