United States Army Records,1778-1865

Descriptive Summary

Title
United States Army Records,1778-1865
Creator
United States Army
Extent
26 items
Subjects
Soldiers-- Kentucky-- Correspondence.
Soldiers-- Kentucky-- History-- 19th century.
Soldiers-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Personal narratives.
United States.-- Continental Army-- Pay, allowances, etc.
United States.-- Continental Army-- Records and correspondence.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Includes typewritten copies of records, 1778 -1780, including payroll for detachment of different regiments, 14 Apr. 1778; receipts, 15 Apr. 1778, for "Continental Service"; a 20 June 1778 inventory of the 4th Virginia Regiment's arms; and a 15 Mar. 1780 general return of the Regiment of Guards at the Albemarle Barracks. Civil War material includes a collection of letters, 1861-1865, written by Kentucky soldiers to relatives and friends discussing their experiences in the Civil War