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Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Return of the American regiment of foot commanded by Colonel Henry Jackson

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02907 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 4 Jaunary 1784 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 32.6 x 20.1 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02907 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 4 Jaunary 1784 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 32.6 x 20.1 cm.

Lists commissioned and staff officers.

The Continental army was disbanded in 1783 following the conclusion of the Revolutionary War. One regiment, made up of soldiers from the disbanded army, continued in service at West Point after the other troops were discharged. Colonel Henry Jackson was first in rank of this regiment.

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