Gannett, Deborah Sampson, 1760-1827

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Deborah Sampson Gannett served in the United States army during the Revolutionary War. She enlisted as a private under the name Robert Shurtleft, was wounded in the battle of Tarrytown, witnessed the capture of Cornwallis, and was honorably discharged in November 1783.

From the description of Deposition, 1818. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007085

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creatorOf [Deborah Sampson, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Hamlin, Joanne. Papers, 1975. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Sunde, Karen. Deborah : the adventures of a soldier / by Karen Sunde. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Stickley, Julia Ward. Research files on Deborah Sampson Gannett, 1786-[1990?]. Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
referencedIn Gannett, Deborah Sampson, 1760-1827. Deborah Gannett papers, 1809-1810. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Mann family. Mann family papers, 1790-1981. Dedham Historical Society
referencedIn Cherry, Samuel. Autograph letter (copy) signed Samuel Cherry to: "My dear friend" [Col. William S. Smith], March 17, 1803, Albany. Wellesley College
creatorOf Gannett, Deborah Sampson, 1760-1827. Deborah Gannett papers, 1809-1810. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Biographical essays of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, 1975-ca. 1978 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Harold W. Felton, Papers, 1881-1988, 1920-1980 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library
referencedIn Hastings, William Soden, 1798-1842. Autograph letter signed Wm. S. Hastings to: "Dear Sir", 26th May, 1838, Washington. Wellesley College
creatorOf Gannett, Deborah Sampson, 1760-1827. Deposition, 1818. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Portrait collection, ca. 1600-1850 Cornell University Library
referencedIn Felton, Harold W., 1902-1991. Papers, 1881-1988 1920-1980. University of Nebraska - Lincoln
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associatedWith Cherry, Samuel. person
associatedWith Felton, Harold W., 1902-1991. person
associatedWith Gannett, Deborah Sampson, person
associatedWith Hamlin, Joanne. person
associatedWith Hastings, William Soden, 1798-1842. person
associatedWith Mann family. family
associatedWith National Society of the Colonial Dames of America corporateBody
associatedWith Shirtliff, Robert. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866, person
associatedWith Stickley, Julia Ward. person
associatedWith Sunde, Karen. person
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United States
Massachusetts
United States
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Soldiers
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Birth 1760-12-17

Death 1827-04-29

Female

English

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