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Commission to appoint Henry Dixon as major in the Third North Carolina Regiment of the Continental Army
Washington, George, 1732-1799
October 12, 1777
Volume 15, Page 709

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(Book of Army Returns, No, 27. p. 10.)

SEAL (In Wax.)

There being a vacant Majority in the 3rd North Carolina Regiment by the promotion of Major Lockhart to a Lieutenant Colonelcy in the Eighth, Captain Henry Dixon of the 1st Regiment from the said State, the eldest Captain in the Line of the said State, is hereby promoted to the said Majority, having been recommended by the late Brigadier Genl. Nash, and Sundry Field Officers of the said Troops, as a deserving good officer.

Given under my hand and seal at Head Qrs. this 12th day of Octo'r, 1777.

GEO. WASHINGTON.