Military manuscripts, 1722-1848.

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Fort Ticonderoga, Museum, (N.Y.). Military manuscripts, 1722-1848.

Military manuscripts, 1722-1848.

Papers and records concerning military affairs at Fort Ticonderoga, Crown Point, and Mt. Independence during colonial wars and Revolutionary War from the British Army and Navy, the French Army, and American troops from New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. Military records include returns, reports, pay vouchers, commissions, discharges, accounts, orders, receipts, furloughs, passes, and letters; correspondents include George Washington, James Abercrombie, Ethan Allen, Sir Jeffrey Amherst, Benedict Arnold, Isaac Burnet, Sir Guy Carleton, Horatio Gates, Lord Howe, William Johnson, Marquis de Montcalm, John Morgan, Samuel Mott, Edmund Munro, Edmund Otis, Israel Putnam, Philip Schuyler, Philip Skene, John Starke, Archalaus Jay, Jonathan Trumbull, and Anthony Wayne. Other items include maps, broadsides, bills, receipts, deeds, and petitions.

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Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806

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Allen, Ethan, 1738-1789

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Ethan Allen (1738-1789), Revolutionary War officer and Vermont leader, achieved a place in history by capturing Fort Ticonderoga in 1775. He championed Vermont's drive for statehood. Ethan Allen was a distinct type of frontier soldier. His influence on the settlers of Vermont was comparable to that of John Sevier on the inhabitants of Watauga, East Tennessee, and of Thomas Sumter on the up-country men of South Carolina. Frontier people possessed clan-like loyalties, and they looked to strong men...

Trumbull, Jonathan, 1710-1785

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Johnson, William, 1715-1774

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Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796

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Anthony Wayne was a soldier and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1780. From the description of Receipt book, 1785-1792. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540852 Wayne was one of the great generals in the Revolutionary War. Here he was an Indian fighter. From the description of DS, 1795 November 16 : Greenville. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14283513 U.S. representative from Geor...

Burnet, Isaac Gouverneur, 1784-1856

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Abercrombie, James, 1706-1781.

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Jay, Archalaus, 1740-1809.

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Howe, George Augustus Howe, 3rd Viscount, 1724-1758.

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Fort Ticonderoga, Museum, (N.Y.)

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United States. Continental Army

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In response to the expansion of the Continental Army the number of staff was increased and reorganized in 1776. Changes included the creation of a new unit to supplement George Washington's personal staff. This special unit, the Commander in Chief's Guard, was formed on March 12, 1776 with Captain Caleb Gibbs (formerly adjutant of the 14th Continental Regiment and appointed Aid to Major General Greene) as commander. The unit protected Washington, the army's cash, and official papers. ...

Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801

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Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804

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Munro, Edmund.

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Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790

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Otis, Edmund.

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Montcalm de Saint-Véran, Louis-Joseph, marquis de, 1712-1759

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Skene, Philip, approximately 1720-1810

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Born in Scotland, arrived in North America 1756 with British troops during French and Indian Wars; received land patent for 29,000 acres in 1765 near Lake Champlain; established Skenesboro (now Whitehall, N.Y.); loyalist during American Revolution. From the description of Papers, 1765-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155466738 ...

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Mott, Samuel, 1792?-1873

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Starke, John

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