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 Washington Papers Consolidated Index | D |  Deserters

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References

From John Hancock, 8 December 1775 [Revolutionary War Series 2:515]+

Circular to Jonathan Glover, William Bartlett, and William Watson, 3 January 1776 [Revolutionary War Series 3:15]+

From Brigadier General Nathanael Greene, 1 August 1776 [Revolutionary War Series 5:537]+

From John Hancock, 2 August 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 10:487]

From Major General John Sullivan, 25 November 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 12:401]

Remarks on Proposed Reform of the Continental Army, November 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 12:453]

From Henry Laurens, 14 April 1778 [Revolutionary War Series 14:511]

From Major General Horatio Gates, 26 April 1778 [Revolutionary War Series 14:648]+

To Major General Charles Lee, 30 May–18 June 1778 [Revolutionary War Series 15:275]+

From Major General Philemon Dickinson, 23 June 1778 [Revolutionary War Series 15:513]+

From Major General Philemon Dickinson, 27 June 1778 [Revolutionary War Series 15:563]+

From Brigadier General Henry Knox, 5 March 1779 [Revolutionary War Series 19:370]

Subentries

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– American [65 references + 30 subentries]

– American efforts to apprehend [11 references]

– among Indians [1 reference]

– and legislation [7 subentries]

– and recruitment practices [5 references]

– apprehension of [5 references + 2 subentries]

– as argument against winter campaign [6 references]

– as consideration in selection of winter quarters [4 references]

– as informants [43 references]

– British [47 references + 14 subentries]

– Canadian [1 reference]

– carry off arms [2 references]

– causes of desertion [10 references]

– concealed by Loyalists [1 reference]

– Convention Army [2 references]

– courts-martial [29 references]

– Delaware soldiers [1 reference]

– disposition of emoluments of [1 reference]

– efforts to prevent [13 references]

– efforts to stop [5 references]

– encouraged by Loyalists [1 reference]

– encouraged by officers [5 references]

– enemy [1 reference + 4 subentries]

– enlisted in Continental army [1 reference]

– enlistment of [12 references]

– French [1 reference]

– from American fleet [2 references]

– from American forces [234 references + 11 subentries]

– from artillery [2 references]

– from British [25 references]

– from British and German forces [67 references + 5 subentries]

– from British forces [135 references]

– from Continental army [42 references]

– from Continental navy [2 references]

– from German mercenaries [1 reference]

– from Loyalist forces [2 references]

– from militia [2 references]

– German [5 references + 3 subentries]

– enlistment of [2 references]

– give intelligence [9 references]

– GW's proclamation on [2 references]

– Hessian [8 references]

– incitements to desert [1 reference]

– inducements to foreign deserters [7 references]

– informants for British [2 references]

– in Philadelphia [2 references]

– in service as substitutes [1 reference]

– intelligence from [5 references]

– Loyalist [6 references + 1 subentry]

– Maryland soldiers [1 reference]

– measures against [5 references]

– New Jersey soldiers [2 references]

– New York soldiers [1 reference]

– officers' views on [2 references]

– pardoned [1 reference]

– pardons for [2 references]

– Pennsylvania soldiers [2 references]

– proclamation concerning [3 references]

– proclamations to [5 references]

– proposed regulations to stop [3 references]

– provide information [11 references]

– punishment of [35 references]

– pursuit and apprehension of [9 references]

– quarantine of [3 references]

– recruited for light infantry [2 references]

– recruitment of [6 references]

– rendezvous stations for [1 reference]

– returns of [2 references]

– sent to jail [1 reference]

– spies pose as [2 references]

– spies to masquerade as [1 reference]

– treatment of enemy deserters [1 reference]

– Virginia soldiers [6 references]

See Also

See also Continental Congress

See also Intelligence

See also Money

See also Pardons

See also Pay