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Revolutionary War Service and Imprisonment Cards

Revolutionary War Service and Imprisonment Cards

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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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Publication Title:
Revolutionary War Service and Imprisonment Cards
Content Source:
The National Archives logo The National Archives
Record Group:
45
Published on Fold3:
Last Update:
December 16, 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.