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Blauvelt, Johannes J. (fl. 1776) Orderly book of Captain Blauvelt at beginning of New York Campaign

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06849 Author/Creator: Blauvelt, Johannes J. (fl. 1776) Place Written: [various places in New Jersey] Type: Manuscript Date: 1776/03/26-04/09 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: New York (Rockland County) or New Jersey (Bergen County) militia Revolutionary War orderly book. Includes Washington's orders for troops sent to New York after recapture of Boston, New York campaign prior to British arrival at Staten Island (July). First page entitled "Captain Johannes Jab. Blauvelt his orderly book, New York, March 26, 1776." 22 pages, with 10 additional pages of later date. This may be the same person as Johannes J. Blauvelt buried in Orangeburg, NY (DAR Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, vol. 1).


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Revolutionary War, Orderly Book, Militia, Revolutionary War General, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs

Sub Era: The War for Independence