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Unknown An abstract of Capt. Dimond Morton Company in Corl. Henry Knox Regiment of Artillery from [their] inlistment to the first of May 1776.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10003 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 1 May 1776 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 40.5 x 23.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Lists names and pay of captains, sergeants, corporals, bombardiers, gunners, and a fifer.

People: Morton, Dimond, 1743-1792

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Continental ArmyMuster Rolls and ReturnsMilitary HistoryRevolutionary WarSoldier's PayMusic

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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