An act for enlisting soldiers to serve in the Continental Army.
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Published by Printed by Dunlap and Hayes. in Charlottesville [Va.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. -- Continental Army -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc.,
  • Recruiting and enlistment.,
  • Broadsides.,
  • Virginia -- History, Military.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 44081.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15462610M

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Statues and sculpture. Robert E. Lee statue Contributor Names Horydczak, Theodor, approximately , photographer Book/Printed Material An act for enlisting soldiers to serve in the Continental Army. [Dated] J Charlottesville. |a An act for the more speedily completing the quota of troops to be raised in this Commonwealth for the Continental Army, and for other purposes |h [electronic resource]. |a [Williamsburg, Va.: |b Printed by Alexander Purdie, |c ] |a 3, [1] p. ; |c (fol.) Photo, Print, Drawing D. S. Tavern, U.S. Route West, Charlottesville, Independent City, VA Enlarge View 5 images in sequence. [ Drawings from Survey HABS VA ].   It was the Continental Army's only segregated unit, though. In the rest of the Army, the few blacks who served with each company were fully integrated: They fought, drilled, marched, ate .

This is a category of enlisted soldiers of the Continental commissioned officers, see Category:Continental Army officers.. Many soldiers who fought for the United States in the Revolutionary War were in state militias rather than the Continental Army. Subcategories. This category has the following 3 subcategories, out of 3 total. The policies that guided the enlistment exercise were also revised to produce a refined strategy that required that soldiers that were enlisted in the Continental Army did so with a knowledge that they were no longer going to serve for a year as it had been previous, but as long as there was war.   This second establishment of the Continental Army, from , consisted of 27 regiments with eight companies in each regiment. Towards the end of , when the British army began deploying huge forces of German soldiers to supplement their ranks, the Continental Army found itself in desperate need of more soldiers. The other group of American soldiers was the Continental Army. The Continental Congress established the Continental Army as the first real army of the United States. They made George Washington the commander. The army was made up of paid volunteers who enlisted for a period of time. At first the enlistments were for shorter periods like six months.