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Unknown [Return of the troops retained in the service of the United States stationed at West Point]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02910 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 4 January 1784 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 41.7 x 33.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Lists infantry and artillery. Cites artillery officers who composed the corps retained for service. Lists invalids and the names of men in Brigadier General Henry Jackson's regiment.

Background Information: 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.See More

People: Jackson, Henry, 1747-1809

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Muster Rolls and ReturnsMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyInfantryArtilleryWest Point (US Military Academy)Health and Medical

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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