Revolutionary War Manuscript File record example

    Revolutionary War Manuscript File

    Records: 6,714 · Complete: 5%

    Most of the records are unbound papers, many were once part of bound volumes, and about a third of the documents in the file are handwritten and printed copies of records, mainly records of soldiers of particular states. Records include pay accounts; certificates of non-indebtedness; commissions; correspondence between military officers; letters sent and received; enlistment papers; oaths of allegiance; receipts for supplies; statements of service performed by individuals; and many other types of records.

    Example Records

    Sample
    Sample
    Sample
    Sample
    Sample
    Sample

    Source Information

    "Miscellaneous Numbered Records (The Manuscript File) in the War Department Collection of Revolutionary War Records, 1775-1790's" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/910/revolutionary-war-manuscript-file: accessed August 13, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Revolutionary War Manuscript File
    Total Records
    6,714 · Complete: 5%
    Content Source
    undefined logo
    Publication Number
    M859
    Record Group
    93
    Published on Fold3
    12 Feb 2014
    Last Updated
    13 Feb 2014
    Description
    NARA M859. Miscellaneous numbered records of Revolutionary War military operations, service of individuals, pay and settlement of accounts, and supplies.