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[Two muster rolls taken during the siege of Boston, September-October 1775]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09048 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 1775 Pagination: 2 items

Summary of Content: A roll for Captain Luke Drury's company in the 32nd Continental Regiment of Foot under Colonel Jonathan Ward.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Muster Rolls and ReturnsMilitary CampMilitary HistorySiege of Boston

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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