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General return of the North Carolina Continental Army troops [Extract]
Scammell, Alexander, 1747-1781
November 13, 1779
Volume 14, Pages 374-375

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DEPT OF STATE, WASHINGTON, D. C.—BUREAU OF ROLLS.
[Army Returns, Book 37, (New No.,) P. 48½.]
State of the Continental Troops under the immediate command of His Excellency, General Washington.

Nov. 13th, 1779.

BRIGADES—GARRISON OF WEST POINT.

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North Carolina Officers present for duty:

FIELD.
Colonels,
2
Lieutenant Colonels,
2
Major,
1
5
COMMISSIONED.
Captains,
4
Capt. Lieutenant,
1
Lieutenants,
9
Ensigns,
5
19
STAFF.
Chaplain,
Adjutants,
2
Paymaster,
1
Quarter Masters,
2
Surgeons,
2
Mate,
1
8
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NON-COMMISSIONED.
Sergt. Majors,
2
Qr. M. Sergts.,
2
Drum Majors,
2
Fife Majors,
2
Sergeants,
50
Drummers & Fifers,
35
93
RANK & FILE.
Present fit for duty,
540
Sick present,
43
Sick absent,
5
On Command,
107
On Furlough,
3
Total,
698
698
Aggregate,
823
ALTERATIONS SINCE THE LAST.
Transferred,
1
Promoted,
1
Joined (Rank & File),
1
3
ALEXANDER SCAMMELL, Adjt. Genl.

N. B.—Besides the N. C. Brigade there were Peterson's Brigades and the Mass. Regt. in garrison at West Point. W. C.