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United States in Congress Assembled. Thomson, Charles to Nathaniel Greene re: victory at Cowpens, SC

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04848 Author/Creator: United States in Congress Assembled. Thomson, Charles Place Written: [New York] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1781/03/09 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Written as Secretary of Congress.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Continental Congress, Congress, Revolutionary War, Revolutionary War General, Military History, Battle, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs

Sub Era: The War for Independence