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Return of the North Carolina Continental Army troops in New Jersey [Extract]
Scammell, Alexander, 1747-1781
December 1778
Volume 13, Page 503

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EXTRACT FROM
Monthly Return of the Continental Troops Under the Command of His Excellency George Washington, Esq'r, General and Commander in Chief of the Armies of the Independent States of America.
[U. S. State Dept., Washington Papers, Vol. 101, p. 66.]

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For the Month of Decemb'r, 1778.
Officers Present Fit for Duty.
Rank afd File.
Wanting to Comp't.
Alterations Since Last Return.
Field.
Commission'd
Staff.
Non-Commissioned.
Sick.
Joined.
BRIGADES AND CORPS.
Colonel.
Lieut. Colonels.
Major.
Captains.
1st Lieutenant.
2nd Lieutenants.
Ensigns.
Chaplains.
Adjutants.
Pay Masters.
Qr. Masters.
Surgeons.
Mate.
Serg't Majors.
Qr. Mr. Serg'ts.
Drum Majors.
Fife Major.
Sergeants.
Drums and Fifes.
Present Fit for Duty.
Present.
Absent.
On Command.
On Furlough.
Total.
Sergeants.
Drummers & Fifers.
Rank and File.
Dead.
Discharged.
Deserted.
Transferred.
Promoted.
Serg'ts.
D. and Fifes.
Rank and File.
No. Caro.
1
2
1
5
1
9
9
2
2
2
2
1
2
2
2
1
37
36
542
51
109
230
4
936
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ALEXD. SCAMMELL, Adj't Gen'l.