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Return of the North Carolina troops in the Continental Army [Extract]
Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829
December 31, 1777
Volume 11, Page 703

Vol. 100, Pg. 171.
A General Return of the Continental Army encamped at the Valley Forge in Pennsylvania, under the immediate command of his Excellency George Washington, Esqr.

Decr. 31, 1777.

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Officers Present. Rank and File. Alterations since last Returns of Dec'r 1, 1777.
Commiss'n'd Staff. Non-Com'd.
REGIMENTS. Colonels. Lt. Colonels. Majors. Captains. Lieutenants. Ensigns. Chaplains. Adjutants. Pay Masters. Q'r. Masters. Surgeons. Mates. Serjeants. Drums & Fifer. Present fit for duty. Sick present. Sick absent. On command. On furlough. Unfit for duty wanting shoes, etc. Total. Dead. Discharged. Deserted. Sent to ye corps of Invalids. Serjeants. Drums and Fifes. Rank and File. Inlisted.
The 9 N. C. Reg's
4
7
5
30
65
12
3
7
7
9
6
1
95
82
572
71
288
137
11
1079
4
1
4
2
1
2

∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ Some brigades have distinguished the men unfit for duty from ye want of cloaths, from the sick present; others include them with the sick present, and some have returned all those fit for duty who are well, altho' barefooted. ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗

TIM. PICKERING, Adjt. Gen'l.