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United States Continental Congress Board of War and Ordnance

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Works: 30 works in 52 publications in 1 language and 415 library holdings
Genres: History 
Classifications: Z1215, 917.3
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Directions for preserving the health of soldiers recommended to the consideration of the officers of the army of the United States by Benjamin Rush( Book )

9 editions published in 1778 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

by Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin Steuben( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence and papers, 1778-1794. Most of the items are dated during 1779-1781, when Steuben was involved in efforts to reorganize the Continental Army and commanded the forces in Virginia, attempting to make that state a base of supply for General Nathanael Greene's army. They relate to such matters s the preparation and distribution of his "Regulations," reactions and questions about this work, appointments of inspectors, supply needs and problems, organization and administration of army and militia units, enemy movements and strength, condition of state militia and other army units, British invasion of Virginia, problems with the Virginia militia, his lands in Virginia, founding of the Society of the Cincinnati, etc. Some of his more frequent correspondents were: Col. Jean Baptiste Ternant, Col. William Davies, the Board of War, M. de Franey, Chevalier de la Luzerne, Gen. Nathanael Greene, Gov. Thomas Jefferson, Col. Edward Carrington, Col. George Gibson, Gen. Thomas Nelson, Gen. George Weedon, Gen. Peter Muhlenberg, Louis de Pontiere, Gen. Robert Lawson, Gen. Isaac Gregory, Col. J. Junis, Gen. Mordecai Gist, Maj. Buller Claiborne, Capt. John Pryor, Capt. William North, Col. Benjamin Walker, and Gen. Benjamin Lincoln. The collection also contains lists of engineers and tradesmen, returns of various regiments, returns of supplies, reports of Congress, and other miscellaneous papers
[Accounts of the United States with the states. Dr. and Cr.] : their account of taxes, exclusive of specific supplies by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1785 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Annapolis, Md by Maryland( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Requisitions for provisions for the Continental Army, dated 11 March, 2 May, and 6 June, addressed to the Commissioners of Queen Anne's Countyand signed by Governor Thomas Sim Lee. The first contains an extract from a letter from the Continental Congress's Board of War and Ordnance to the governor, 7 March
[Title(s) available in Evans] by United States( Book )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

York, Pa., to Elias Boudinot, 1778 Mar. 2 by Horatio Gates( )

1 edition published in 1778 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gates writes to the Commissary General of Prisoners expressing concern over the number of prisoners escaping. He also complains that the Board, which is responsible for the care of prisoners, is not receiving enough information from Boudinot to do its job properly. He recommends that Boudinot establish better communication with his subordinates and asks him to confer with George Washington on several questions
Nicholas Fish papers by William L. Clements Library( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Nicholas Fish papers (96 items) consist of letters and documents that span Fish's career as a Revolutionary War officer and New York City politician. The collection is made up of 87 letters and 9 documents and financial records
[Letter] 1780 Oct. 11, Camp Yadkin River [to] the Board of War by Thomas Polk( )

1 edition published in 1780 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter informing of the demise of Col. Ferguson in the battle at King's Mountain
Board of War minutes and report by United States( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes extracts of minutes dealing with a letter of Joseph Simon, Joshua Loring, and David Franks concerning war prisoners. Report on Samuel DeLucena, who was a freeman in New York City, a broker in Philadelphia, and a benefactor of Mikveh Israel in Philadelphia
Philadelphia by United States( )

1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Commission for a lieutenant in "Col. Armand's Partisan Legion." Signed by Samuel Huntington as President and Benjamin Stoddert as Secretary of the Board of War
 
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controlled identityUnited States. War Office

United States. Board of War and Ordnance

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English (51)