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Gist, Mordecai (1743-1792) to Nathanael Greene

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02497.07 Author/Creator: Gist, Mordecai (1743-1792) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 16 February 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : address: docket ; 29.5 x 18 cm.

Summary of Content: Informs General Greene that there are less ammunition and supplies in the magazine for the troops in Charleston than he expected

People: Gist, Mordecai, 1742-1792
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralAmmunitionMilitary SuppliesArtilleryContinental ArmyMilitary History

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