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//title/747/revolutionary-war-service-and-imprisonment-cards: accessed July 24, 2021)

Publication Title
Revolutionary War Service and Imprisonment Cards
Total Records
1,965 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
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.