Nathanael Greene papers 1762-1852 1780-1785 Greene, Nathanael, papers

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Nathanael Greene papers, Greene, Nathanael, papers, 1762-1852, 1780-1785

Nathanael Greene papers 1762-1852 1780-1785 Greene, Nathanael, papers

The Nathanael Greene papers contain Greene's military and personal correspondence during American Revolution, with the bulk of the collection documenting his command in the Southern Department (1780-1783). The collection includes Greene's communications with George Washington, the Continental Congress, the War Board, state governors, and Continental Army officers and subordinates. Also present are military documents, such as returns, memoranda, and expense reports, and personal letters to and from his wife Catherine.

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Lear, Tobias, 1762-1816

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Lewis, Morgan, 1754-1844

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Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800

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Pettit, Charles, 1736-1806

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Sumter, Thomas, 1734-1832

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Williams, Otho Holland, 1747-1794

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Army officer. From the description of Otho Holland Williams correspondence, 1781-1793. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981380 Williams, of Maryland, was a Revolutionary War officer and, after the war, collector of the port of Baltimore. From the description of Letter, November 27, 1781. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 477274243 ...

Martin, Alexander, 1738-1807

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Alexander Martin (1738-1807) was a merchant, lawyer, delegate of the U.S. Continental Congress, U.S. senator, and governor of North Carolina, and army officer. ...

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Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800

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Prussian army officer who trained the American forces during the American Revolution. From the description of Letter, February 28, 1781. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 436785682 Prussian army officer, volunteered service to United States in Revolution; as Inspector General of Continental Army introduced drilling procedures and directed reorganization; later assisted in plans for national defense. From the description of LS : to the pr...

Sumner, Jethro, 1733?-1785

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Livermore, Samuel, 1732-1803

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