The Resource Return of recruits

Return of recruits

Label
Return of recruits, 1781
Title
Return of recruits
Inclusive dates
1781
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains a blank return of recruits raised for an unnamed county under the Act of Assembly of October 1780 for recruiting the state's quota of troops to serve in the Continental Army and delivered in 1781. The return provides columns for name, age, height, trade, residence, draughted or enlisted, date of enlistment or draught, & how long to serve. The manuscript is labeled "Montgomery" on the back indicating that it was probably meant for recruits from that county
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
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
Return of recruits
Note
These records are part of the Revolutionary Government record group (RG# 2)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Acquisition information unknown.
Organization method
Organized into the following series: Series I. Return of Recruits.
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001610763
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
p.

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