Orderly book, 1812-1819.


Massachusetts. Militia. First Division, Third Brigade, Third Regiment, Light Infantry Company ("The Rangers"). Orderly book, 1812-1819.

Orderly book, 1812-1819.

Orderly book kept from 28 Dec. 1812 to 7 Dec. 1819 by "The Rangers," a light infantry company of the Massachusetts Militia (1st Division, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Regiment). The company was commanded by Captains Henry Rice, David Francis, George Bond, and Martin Brimmer successively; its original name was the "Suffolk Sentinels." The orderly book contains the company's constitution; a list of members' names, heights, and dates of entry; minutes of meetings held at Boston (Mass.) and Fort Strong on Noddle's Island (Boston), printed copies of general, brigade, and regimental orders tipped in; and an index. Subjects include the War of 1812, elections of officers, military exercises, courts martial, deaths, expenses, uniforms, equipment and supplies.

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