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General return of the North Carolina Continental Army troops [Extract]
Scammell, Alexander, 1747-1781
September 11, 1779
Volume 14, Page 370

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EXTRACT FROM—State of the Continental Troops under the immediate command of His Excellency, General Washington,
endorsed “Weekly State of the Troops, September 11, 1779.” (The following extract gives particulars coutained in said list
respecting the North Carolina troops.) This “Weekly State” is attested by Alexander Scammell, Adjutant General, and is
found Army Returns, 37 (New No.) p. 48.

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September 11, 1779. Officers Present Fit for Duty. Rank and File. Wanting to Complete. Alterations Since the Last Return.
Field. Commissioned. Staff. Non-Commissioned.
Discharg'd Join'd
Brigades. Colonel. Lieut. Colonel. Major. Captains. Capt. Lieuts. Lieutenants. Ensigns. Chaplains. Adjutant. Paymaster. Quarter Master. Surgeon. Mate. Sergt. Major. Qr. Mr. Sergt. Drum Major. Fife Major. Sergeants. Drummers and Fifers. Present Fit for Duty. Sick Present. Sick Absent. On Command. On Furlough. Total. Sergeants. Drummers and Fifers. Rank and File. Dead. For Inability. Time Expired. Deserted. Transferred. Promoted. Reduced. Taken Prisoners. Sergeants. Drum's & Fifers. Rank & File.
At West Point & vicinity North Carolina. 1 1 1 4 . 13 7 . 2 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 50 33 580 60 8 66 3 717 1 1 2 2 1 1
Paterson. ∗∗ ∗∗
4th Massachusetts. ∗∗ ∗∗
Total. 7 5 4 28 7 36 32 2 7 8 6 8 5 9 8 8 8 196 125 2510 280 75 230 9 3052