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Orders, 17 October 1755 [Colonial Series 2:122]+

Orders, 29 October 1755 [Colonial Series 2:149]+

Memorandum respecting the Militia, 1–2 May 1756 [Colonial Series 3:70]+

To Robert Stewart, 3 May 1756 [Colonial Series 3:81]+

To Robert Stewart, 10 May 1756 [Colonial Series 3:113]+

To Alexander Boyd, 18 May 1756 [Colonial Series 3:155]

Orders, 30–31 May 1756 [Colonial Series 3:184]+

To Robert Stewart, 2 June 1756 [Colonial Series 3:192]

To Thomas Waggener, 13 July 1756 [Colonial Series 3:265]+

To Peter Hog, 21 July 1756 [Colonial Series 3:271]

To Peter Hog, 21 July 1756 [Colonial Series 3:272]

To Robert Dinwiddie, 4 August 1756 [Colonial Series 3:313]

To John Robinson, 5 August 1756 [Colonial Series 3:325]

From Benjamin Harrison, 21–24 July 1775 [Revolutionary War Series 1:145]

From John Hancock, 10 May 1776 [Revolutionary War Series 4:254]

To Brigadier General George Clinton, 19 January 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 8:102]+

From Brigadier General James Mitchell Varnum, 13 April 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 9:155]

To Brigadier General George Clinton, 20 April 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 9:217]

From Major General William Heath, 22 April 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 9:239]+

From Brigadier General William Smallwood, 24 April 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 9:263]+

To John Hancock, 12 May 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 9:395]

From Major General Israel Putnam, 13 June 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 10:33]+

To Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 17 July 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 10:315]+

General Orders, 13 October 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 11:497]+

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– abuses [4 references]

– abuses and disputes [24 references]

– accounts [4 references]

– accounts for [1 reference]

– age limitations [1 reference]

– allowance for [1 reference]

– among militia [2 references]

– among militia and minutemen [11 references]

– among prisoners [6 references]

– and act of assembly [1 reference]

– and Congress [7 references]

– and Maryland troops [2 references]

– and officers [20 references + 1 subentry]

– and reenlistment [1 reference]

– and taking Maryland troops into Virginia pay [2 references]

– assistance of New England governments [5 references]

– at elections and public meetings [1 reference]

– bounties and advanced pay [42 references]

– British efforts [5 references]

– British recruiting [11 references]

– British recruiting efforts [5 references]

– by act of assembly [1 reference]

– charges [1 reference]

– clothing for recruits [4 references]

– completion of regiments urged [1 reference]

– conflicting enlistments [2 references]

– Congress's resolutions [3 references]

– conscription [2 references]

– Continental bounty [2 references]

– Continental procedures [11 references]

– council of war on [1 reference]

– courts of inquiry on [4 references]

– criticism of [5 references]

– criticism of officers engaged in [3 references]

– deficiencies [35 references]

– delays and obstructions [21 references]

– delays in [2 references]

– desertion of recruits [1 reference]

– deterrents and hindrances to [36 references]

– difficulties and delays [12 references]

– difficulties of [19 references]

– difficulty of [2 references]

– difficulty of obtaining men [6 references]

– discontinued [1 reference]

– double enlistments [6 references]

– drafts [4 references]

– ease of [1 reference]

– enlisting orders for militia [1 reference]

– enlistment terms and inducements [93 references]

– expenditures for [24 references]

– expenses of [4 references]

– failure of [2 references]

– favorable prospects [10 references]

– fees for [4 references]

– for American fleet [2 references]

– for British service [19 references]

– for cavalry [2 references]

– for Continental navy [2 references]

– for invalid corps [1 reference]

– for provost corps [2 references]

– for Royal American Regiment [4 references]

– for scouts [2 references]

– forwarding of recruits [2 references]

– from flying camp [4 references]

– funds for [10 references]

– furloughs for [5 references]

– general assembly approves [1 reference]

– governor's council and recruiting accounts [1 reference]

– GW's views on [6 references]

– GW uses own funds for [2 references]

– halted [1 reference]

– illegal acts in [2 references]

– impact of site of winter quarters on [14 references]

– impact of winter campaign on [3 references]

– improprieties [3 references]

– in 1755 [1 reference]

– inability to pay bounty [1 reference]

– in Canada [2 references]

– in colonies [8 subentries]

– in Connecticut [6 references]

– in Maryland [2 references]

– in Pennsylvania [1 reference]

– in Rhode Island [2 references]

– in South Carolina [1 reference]

– in southern colonies [3 references]

– in states [4 references + 13 subentries]

– instructions and regulations for [6 references]

– instructions on [44 references]

– instructions regarding [42 references]

– in Virginia [2 references]

– Jonathan Trumbull, Sr.'s views on [1 reference]

– lack of money for [1 reference]

– laws regarding [16 references]

– length of enlistments [10 references]

– malfeasance in [10 references]

– money for [22 references]

– Nathanael Greene's views on [1 reference]

– need for [1 reference]

– of additional Continental regiments [8 references]

– of artificers [2 references]

– of artillerymen [5 references]

– of British and Loyalist forces [11 references]

– of British forces [12 references]

– of Continental artillery regiment [2 references]

– of Continental light horse [6 references]

– of Continental troops [1 reference]

– of deserters and prisoners [2 references]

– of felons [1 reference]

– officers and county lieutenants [1 reference]

– officers appointed for [1 reference]

– of flying camp [1 reference]

– of French-Canadians [1 reference]

– of Georgia troops [1 reference]

– of German Americans [2 references]

– of German-Americans [1 reference]

– of Germans [1 reference]

– of Hessians [2 references]

– of Indians [16 references]

– of light horse [3 references]

– of Loyalist forces [4 references]

– of Loyalist prisoners [2 references]

– of marines [1 reference]

– of Massachusetts troops [1 reference]

– of militia [2 references]

– of militia levies [9 references]

– of prisoners [2 references]

– of rangers [4 references]

– of rangers for Virginia Regiment [1 reference]

– of riflemen [8 references]

– of scouts [4 references]

– of seamen [21 references]

– of servants [4 references]

– of South Carolina troops [1 reference]

– of teamsters [1 reference]

– of Virginia soldiers by South Carolina [1 reference]

– of Virginia troops [12 references]

– of wagoners [1 reference]

– orders and warrants for [7 references]

– popular “Country Gentlemen” used for [1 reference]

– procedures for [1 reference]

– prospects of [1 reference]

– provisions for recruits [1 reference]

– rangers [1 reference]

– recruiting officers [59 references + 2 subentries]

– recruits ordered to camp [4 references]

– reenlistment efforts [33 references]

– regulations [3 references]

– rendezvous for recruits [7 references]

– rendezvous locations [7 references]

– rendezvous stations for [1 reference]

– reported in returns [2 references]

– reports on [7 references]

– riflemen [4 references]

– role of officers [21 references]

– rolls and returns [1 reference]

– state quotas [5 references]

– substitutes [9 references]

– success of [14 references]

– terms and inducements [98 references]

– unsuccessful efforts [2 references]

– urgency of [14 references]

See Also

See also Additional Continental Regiments

See also British Army: recruiting

See also Continental Army: recruiting

See also Continental Congress

See also Militia

See also Money

See also Officers

See also Rangers

See also Scouts

See also Virginia military forces

See also Virginia Regiment: enlistment of servants