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[Collection pertaining to the 10th Massachusetts Regiment [Decimalized .01- .02]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.016 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript Date: 1781 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content:


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Revolutionary War, Military History, Continental Congress, Military Uniforms, Smallpox, Disease, Health and Medical, Desertion, Death Penalty, Military Law, Infantry, Sexuality, Women's History, Journalism, Muster Rolls and Returns

Sub Era: The War for Independence