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Advertisement by Benjamin Steadman concerning reward for deserters from the Continental Army [as printed in the North-Carolina Gazette]
Steadman, Benjamin
July 24, 1777
Volume 11, Page 742

[North Carolina Gazette July 25, 1777.]

New Bern, July 24, 1777.

Ten Dollars Reward

Deserted from my Company in the 5th North Carolina Battalion of Continental Troops, Sundry Soldiers, viz. William Watson, William Topping, and John Robinson, new Recruits; also Nathan Gray, Willie Gurganus, William Satherthaite, Elija Slade, Thos. Wilkinson, John Kennedy, Andrew Huston, Christopher Sherman, William Moore, George West, Benjamin Alexander, Henry and Anthony Tully, John and William Gerrel, and Simon Fitzgerald, all belonging to this State. Whoever delivers the above Deserters to me, or any other Continental Officer, shall have the above reward for each of them.

BENJAMIN STEADMAN,
Capt. 5th Regiment.