The Resource Virginia Militia Order Book, (manuscript)

Virginia Militia Order Book, (manuscript)

Label
Virginia Militia Order Book, 1770-1780
Title
Virginia Militia Order Book
Inclusive dates
1770-1780
Title variation
Virginia Militia Orderly Book
Creator
Contributor
Correspondent
Recipient
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Contains daily regimental orders, records of courts-martial, extracts of orders, 1775-1780, from Generals Muhlenberg and von Steuben and from Governor Thomas Jefferson (December 1780); and a copy of an intercepted letter, 4 November 1780, to Cornwallis from General Leslie re: military matters
  • The entries were made mostly by Lieutenant Joseph Jones while the Dinwiddie militia was in the vicinity of Williamsburg, Va
  • Also contains miscellaneous accounts; a memoranda, 1770, about gardening; and accounts, 1779, of Peter Smith, mulatto
Biographical or historical data
Lieutenant with Dinwiddie County, Va., militia.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Virginia Militia Order Book, (manuscript)
Note
Forms part of the Tracy W. McGregor Library Autograph Collection
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  • Special Collections
Cumulative index finding aids
Summary guide to entire McGregor Autograph Collection available.
Extent
1
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u2411479
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ALN7562
  • (OCoLC)647851230
Type of unit
item.

Library Locations

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