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Unknown [Return of officers and men belonging to the detachment under Major John Crane who have been left behind due to sickness]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09508 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 29 March 1776 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 18.9 x 15.1 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09508 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 29 March 1776 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 18.9 x 15.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Includes the names of men left behind from Captains Pierce, Foster, and Drury's companies (possibly Thomas Pierce, Thomas Waite Foster, and Jotham Drury).

People: Crane, John, 1744-1805
Pierce, Thomas, fl. 1776
Foster, Thomas Waite, fl. 1769-1776
Drury, Jotham, 1741-1831
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMuster Rolls and ReturnsContinental ArmyHealth and Medical

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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