Revolutionary War Service and Imprisonment Cards record example

    Revolutionary War Service and Imprisonment Cards

    Records: 1,965 · Complete: 100%

    These war service and imprisonment cards are also called "War of the Revolution Navy and Privateer Records." They cover 1) officers and men of captured American vessels taken to Forton Prison; 2) prize money due to men who served under John Paul Jones; and 3) captured seamen imprisoned at Old Mill Prison, with name, rank, vessel, nationality, and sometimes the circumstances of imprisonment and release. The cards are arranged alphabetically by surname.

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    "Cards Concerning Revolutionary War Service and Imprisonment" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/747/revolutionary-war-service-and-imprisonment-cards: accessed August 12, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Revolutionary War Service and Imprisonment Cards
    Total Records
    1,965 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Record Group
    45
    Published on Fold3
    25 Oct 2010
    Last Updated
    17 Dec 2010
    Description
    Two sets in this series list men sent to England's Forton and Old Mill prisons during the Revolution. A third set pertains to men who served under John Paul Jones.