United States. Continental Army -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
D.S. List of 21 names of soldiers enlisting in the Continental Army for 1 year. Scituate, Massachusetts.
D. 3 pages. Enlistment form. Descriptive list of 100 recruits from Massachusetts Bay enrolled in Continental Army for nine months. It lists hometown, country, age, stature, complexion, and time of arrival. Two men stand out: Charles Ralf, an Indian and Cato Brewer, a "Negro".
D.S. 1 page. 25 men signed or made their X to enroll for 3 months of service in the "American Army." Document signed, partially printed.
Relays problems with recruiting for the army, currency depreciation and counterfeiting, land purchases in northern Virginia, and the management of Mount Vernon.