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Craig, Isaac (b. ca. 1742-1826) [Return of ordnance stores at Fort Pitt and Fort McIntosh]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10019 Author/Creator: Craig, Isaac (b. ca. 1742-1826) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 18 February 1781 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 16.8 x 240 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by I. Craig, Captain of Artillery to Henry Knox, Brigadier General of Artillery. Lists stores of shells, powder, cartridges, muskets, rifles, swords, etc. Note on verso of last fold states the return differs from the last due to a fire that broke out in the barracks making it necessary to remove the ordnance stores. States that "in the confusion some small loss was sustained." Fort McIntosh became the town of Beaver, Pennsylvania. Fort McIntosh was in Ohio. Document is one long narrow sheet folded six times.

People: Craig, Isaac, 1742-1826
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyMuster Rolls and ReturnsArtilleryAmmunitionFrontiers and ExplorationFirefighting

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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