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Doughty, John (1754-1826) Return of the Companies of Artillery attached to the Brigade of the Line.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01208 Author/Creator: Doughty, John (1754-1826) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document signed Date: 5 October 1781 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Chart enumerating numbers of men in various companies. Created during the siege of Yorktown.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

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

Sub Era: The War for Independence