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Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804) Return of the Artillery Company of the State of New York commanded by Alexander Hamilton

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00468 Author/Creator: Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804) Place Written: New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: October 1776 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Signed in text in the third person in the title ("Alexander Hamilton"). Lists numbers of men of various rank present in varying capacities. Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

People: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Muster Rolls and Returns, Revolutionary War, Military History, Artillery, Continental Army

Sub Era: The War for Independence