Resolution by the North Carolina General Assembly concerning soldiers for the continental army
North Carolina. General Assembly
Volume 11, Pages 290-291
[North Carolina State Papers—No. 72 p. 5.]
In Congress, 13th April, 1776.
Resolved, That the troops voted by Congress as necessary to the defence of this Province shall be divided into six Battalions, including the two Battalions voted by the last Congress, each Battalion to be commanded by one Colonel, one Lieutenant-Colonel and one Major; and to consist of eight Companies; each company to consist of one Captain, two Lieutenants, one Ensign, four Sergeants,
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four Corporals, two Drummers, one Fifer, and seventy six rank and file: also one Quartermaster, one Commissary of Stores, one Surgeon, one Adjutant, one Quartermaster Sergeant, one Drum Major, one Sergeant Major, and one Waggon Master for each Battalion.
JAS. GREEN, jun. Secty.