Found 25 collections related to United States. Continental Army

Spencer, John C. (John Canfield), 1788-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2842
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This memorandum book, kept by New York officeholder John Canfield Spencer, contains entries related to land patents, military pensions for Revolutionary War service, military land warrants for War of 1812 service, and various receipts for... more
Sullivan, John, 1740-1795
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2924
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Lombart de la Neuville, Louis-Pierre Penot, b. 1744
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2122
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains a contemporary copy of plans of maneuvers, with text and diagrams, of the Chevalier de la Neuville, Inspector General of the Northern Army in the United States during the American Revolutionary War. The first section of the... more
Lee, Charles, 1731-1782
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1716
.24 linear feet (1 volume)
Plan drafted by Major General Charles Lee of the Continental Army during his capture by General Sir William Howe in March 1777 to aid the British Army. Lee had previously served as Captain in the British Army during the French and Indian War
United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 2nd (1777-1784)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3662
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the 2nd Connecticut Regiment of the Continental Army, dated July 2-September 25, 1779, kept at Danfords, New Windsor, "Moore's House," and elsewhere in Connecticut. Records general orders, courts martial, and other information.... more
United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 4th
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3678
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the 4th Connecticut Regiment of the Continental Army, dated May-August 1780, kept at Highlands, New York. Heavily damaged by rust, so that many sections are illegible
Mason, William Cape
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1891
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book principally by Captain William Mason and Captain William Channock of Colonel William Moultrie's command in South Carolina, dated 1775 to 1776
Webb, Samuel Blatchley, 1753-1807
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3252
.4 linear feet (1 box); 1 microfilm reel
Samuel Blatchley Webb (1753-1807) was a general with the American army during the Revolution and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati. His son, James Watson Webb (1802-1884) was a soldier, publisher and diplomat. For three decades he... more
United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 9th
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3253
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
Orderly books of Colonel Webb's Additional Continental Regiment (later known as the 9th Connecticut Regiment), 1779-1780, kept at Morristown, New Jersey. Used to record court martial, general orders, and other information
Adams, Samuel, 1745-1819
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19
.3 linear feet (1 box); 3 microfilm reels
Samuel Adams (1745-1819) was an American physician who served during the U.S. Revolutionary War. Collection consists of Adams's diary and miscellaneous papers. Diary describes his early life in Connecticut, colonial army service, job as a teacher,... more
Farr, Thomas, 1754-1827
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 977
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Thomas Farr was a commissary and paymaster general in the South Carolina militia during the American Revolution. Farr kept this receipt book from 1776 to 1779. The volume contains military receipts and the signatures of many American army officers
Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3245
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists almost exclusively of correspondence between General Anthony Wayne and various other officers of the Continental Army and Legion Army dating from 1776 to 1796
New York (State). Militia
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3661
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the New York Militia (Graham's Regiment), 1776, bound together with the New York Militia (Orange County) orders of Reuben Hopkins, 1797-1805
Heath, William, 1737-1814
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4444
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters and orders from Major General William Heath of the Continental Army written between 1777 and 1782 and pertaining to his official duties. Includes the dishonorable discharge of a soldier in 1777, letters outlining the terms of parole given... more
United States. Continental Army
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2825
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book, possibly of the South Carolina line, kept at Charlestown [Charleston], South Carolina, 16 February-10 May, 1780
Meng, Christopher
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1964
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book containing general orders issued by General Washington at Valley Forge and on the march from Monmouth, N.J. to White Plains, N.Y. The orderly book was kept by Christopher Meng, Lieutenant Colonel and Assistant Deputy... more
Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1762
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
One volume, with warrants on the Paymaster General, signed by Major General Benjamin Lincoln of the Continental Army. The warrants date from December 18, 1778 to June 5, 1779, at Charleston, South Carolina, "Purysburg," and "Black Swamp." Lincoln... more
Glen, Henry, 1739-1814
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1163
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Henry Glen (1739-1814) was Assistant Deputy Quartermaster General of the Continental Army. Collection consists of correspondence of Glen at Schenectady, N.Y., with General James Clinton, William Popham, General Philip Schuyler, Henry Ten Eyck,... more
Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1118
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.); 1 microfilm reel
Horatio Gates (1728-1806) was a general in the American Revolutionary War. He commanded the American forces at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777 and in 1780 was placed in chief command of the army in the South. During the French and Indian War, he... more
Maham, Hezekiah
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1840
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
One volume, an orderly book of Maham's Legion of South Carolina, led by Hezekiah Maham, and dating 1781 to 1782
Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4580
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Timothy Pickering (1745-1829) was a Massachusetts statesman who served variously as colonel in the Continental Army, United States Secretary of War, and United States Secretary of State. The Timothy Pickering papers consist mainly of letters... more
Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4588
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Israel Putnam was a General in the Continental Army noted for his strategic efforts and leadership at the Battle of Bunker Hill. The papers consist mainly of receipts and inventories, including bills for goods and sundries such as wine, household... more
Hughes, John Miles
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17950
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Statement written by General James Miles Hughes describing his service in the Continental Army from July 1775 to December 1781. Hughes began his service in Col. McDougall's Regiment, became Aide de Camp to General Gates in 1777, and ended his... more
Hand, Edward, 1744-1802
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17927
.3 linear feet (2 v.)
Edward Hand (1744-1802) was a physician and Army officer. Collection consists of correspondence while Hand was stationed at Fort Pitt in 1777-1778, dealing with the defense of the Pennsylvania frontier; letters, 1779, relating chiefly to matters... more
Van Cortlandt family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3130
3 linear feet (7 boxes); 3 microfilm reels
Members of the Van Cortlandt family were major Westchester County landowners and New York politicians from the 17th to the 19th century. The Van Wyck family was related to them by marriage. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, legal... more
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