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Beatty, Reading (1757-1831) [Documentation of Captain McElhattan's injury]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09652 Author/Creator: Beatty, Reading (1757-1831) Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Manuscript document Date: 20 February 1783 Pagination: 1 p. ; 12 x 21 cm.

Summary of Content: Beatty, surgeon for the Pennsylvania Artillery, attests that McElhattan "received a hurt on his lame shoulder some time ago, & has not been able to join his regiment before this time." Written at the barracks of Philadelphia.

People: Beatty, Reading, 1757-1831
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyHealth and MedicalInjury or Wound

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