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Return of horses for the North Carolina Continental Army troops [Extract]
Thomas, Abishai
May 30, 1778
Volume 13, Page 427

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[Gen. Green's Letters, Book 183, Vol. 1, p. 263.]

“Return of Riding Horses the property of the Public in the service of the No. Carolina Brigade, commanded by Col. Thomas Clark, Camp Valley Forge, May 30, 1778.

No.
Major Hardy Murfree
2nd
Regiment
Present
1
“ John Sheppard
10th
do
1
Capt. Mathew Wood,
3rd
at Lancaster
1
Lieut. James King
1st
do
1
Lieut. John Daves
2nd
No. Carol
1
Q. M. Nath. Nuthall
9th
do
1
Q. M. Woode Jones
10th
Present
1
B. Q. M. Abishai Thomas
do
1
B. Major John Berrien
do
1
Lt. Col. (?) John Ingram
do
1
Total
10

N. B. None of the above horses were taken in Chester County (to my best knowledge); they are all branded except the one in possession of.

A. THOMAS,
A. Q. M. G.

Note:—This will probably be of interest as giving the location and composition of the Brigade at the time.

Graham Daves.