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Stark, John, 1728-1822. Papers, 1758-1819.

Papers, 1758-1819.

Chiefly correspondence (1775-1781) relating to Stark's tenure as commander in the Continental Army and concern with the defense of Albany, N.Y., during the Revolution, Indian affairs, and other military matters; together with accounts of the Battle of Bennington, Vt. (1777), expense records, commissions, pay receipts, orderly books (1775-1780), and other papers.

ca. 1 ft. (500 items).

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Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792

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Conway, Thomas, 1735-approximately 1800

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Warner, Seth, 1743-1784

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Warner headed the Green Mountain Boys in the Continental Army. From the description of ALS, 1775 May 12 : 11,Clock Evening, Head Quarters, Crown Point, to the Governor [Jonathan Trumbull] & Council & General Assembly, Connecticut. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14040157 ...

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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. ...