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Hogun, James (d. 1781) [Bill for moving and provisioning troops in North Carolina]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02478 Author/Creator: Hogun, James (d. 1781) Place Written: North Carolina Type: Document signed Date: 28 November 1776 Pagination: 1 p. ; 15.5 x 20.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Receipt accounted for by Colonel Hogun that billed North Carolina for captured American prisoners. Hogun was promoted to Colonel two days previously. Hogun was later captured at Charleston, South Carolina, in May 1780. He refused parole to stay with his men who were being pressured to serve in Jamaica as royal militia. He died in captivity in January 1781.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryFinanceMilitary ProvisionsTransportationPrisoner of WarGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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