The Resource Returns of clothing

Returns of clothing

Label
Returns of clothing, 1779
Title
Returns of clothing
Inclusive dates
1779
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains returns of clothing drawn by Col. Gist's, Grayson's, & Thruston's Regiments now commanded by Col. N[athaniel] Gist in the year 1777 as collected by the officers & non-commissioned officers of each company. The returns provide the name of the soldier, type & amount of clothing drawn, amount of clothing received, sums due each man, and sums due from each man. Included are lists of clothing drawn by Capt. John Gist's Company, Capt. Samuel Lapsley's Company, Capt. Strother Jones's Company, Capt. Joseph Smith's Company, Capt. Thomas Berll's Company, Capt. Alexander Breckenridge's Company, Capt. Francis Muir's Company, and the Major's Company. The returns were completed by Capt. F. Muir, paymaster
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Biographical or historical data
During the Revolutionary War, General George Washington was given authority from the Continental Congress to raise sixteen additional Continental infantry regiments at large. Among these regiments raised by Washington in 1777 were Nathaniel Gists's regiment, William Grayson's regiment, & Charles Mynn Thruston's regiment. These regiments were not considered part of Virginia's Continental quota. Both Grayson's & Thruston's regiments were absorbed by Gist's regiment in 1779.The regiment disbanded on 1 January 1781.
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
Returns of clothing
Note
These records are part of the Revolutionary Government record group (RG# 2)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
20
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Acquisition information unknown.
Organization method
Organized into the following series: Series I. Returns of clothing, 1779.
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001621893
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
p.

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