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Statement of the number of Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates, if the

Regular Troops and Militia, furnished by the several states, in 1777.

Quotas required. Troops Furnished.
Quotas fixed by Congress,
September, 1776, for three

iNumber of years, or during the War. No. Bat. Number of

continental

Number of 680 Men. Men.

Troops.

Militia.

Total Militia and Con

tinentals.

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Conjectural Estimate of Militia, employed in addition to the above :-
New Hampshire and Vermont,........... for 2 Months 2,200
Massachusets........................... for 2 do. 2,000
Rhode Islanit.........

for 6

do. 1,500 Connecticut.............................

for 2 do. 2,000 New York..............

for 6 do. 2,500 New Jersey.

for 2 do. 1,500 Pennsylvania .....

for 3 do 2,000 Delaware..........

for 2 do. 1.000 Maryland....

............................. for 2 do. 4,000 Virginia ......

............... for 2 do. 4,000 South Carolina....

........................ for 8 do. 350 Georgia.....

750

23,800

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Grand Total, for the year 1777.......

......... 68,720

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By the Resolve of the 5th of July, 1776, Georgia was authorized to raise in Virginia, North and South Carolina, two Regiments of Infantry, and also two Companies of Artilery, of fif.y men each ; these Troops were chiefly er listed for one year, a d their imes, expired in 1977.

+ These were authorized to be raised by the commander in Chief, by a R-solve of Congress, of December 22, 1776. s Returns of May, 1778.

30] Continental Army, 1778 and 1779. statement of the number of Non-Commissioned Officers and Prırates, of the

Regular Troups and Militia, furnished by the several Stales, in 1778.

Quotas required. Troops furnis d.
Quotas fixed by Congress,
February 26, 1778. No. Bat. Number of Continen-

Militia.
522 Men. Men.

tais.

Additional Militia estima

ted.

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86 44,892 32,899 4,353 13,800 Grand Total, for the year 1778....

51,052 * Guarding Conventi n Troops. + Short Levies, and Militia for six months.

9 600 Guarding Convention Troops. Statement of the number of Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates, of the

Regular Troops and Militia, furnished by the several States, in 1779.

Quotas required.

Troops furnished.
Quotas fixed by Congress,
March 9, 1779. No. Bat. Number of Continen-

Militia.
522 Men. Men.

tals.

Additional Militia estima

ted.

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Statement of the number of Non Commissioned Oficers and Privates of the

Regular Troous and Militia furnished by the several States, 1780.

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New Hampshire

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1,566

1,017 Massachusetts

7,830 4,45% Rhode Island

1,044

915 Connecticut

4,176 3,133 New York

2,610 2,179 New Jersey

1,566 1,105 Pennsylvania

11 5,742 3,337 Delaware

522

325 Maryland

4,176 2,065 Virginia

11

5,742 2,486 North Carolina

3,132 South Carolina

3,132 Georgia

522
Total 80 41,760 21,015
Grand Total for the year 1780...
*16,00 of these for 12 months.

*4,500 3m.

3,000 12ui. 6,000 5m

750 5,811 16,250

43,076

Statement of the Number of Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates, of

the Regular Troops and Militia, furnished by the several States, 1781.

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*1,501

New Hampshire

2

1,152 700 Massachusetts

1 6,336 3,732 Rhode Island

1

576 464 Connecticut

6 3,456 2,420 New York

3 1,728

1,178 New Jersey

2 1,152 823 Pennsylvania

9 5,184 1,346 Delaware

1
576

89 Maryland

5 2,880 770 Virginia ·

11 6,336 1,225 North Carolina

4 2,304 545 South Carolina

2 1,152 Georgia

1

576
Total

58
33,408

13,292
Grand Total for the year, 1781.. .......

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• Four months men. + With General Gree De before York Town. Ś The average number employed during ten months of this year, may be estimated at 6,000.

.:2] Continental Army, 1782 and 1783. Boulement of the number of Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates of the

kegular Troops and Militia furnished by the several States, in 1782.

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Total

33,408 14,256 3,750
Grand Total, for the year 1782..............18,006
Statement of the number of Non-Commissioned Officers and Prirates of the
Regular Trvops und Militia furnished by the several States, in 1783

Quotas required.
Troops furnished.

Total
1783.
No. of Bat. Number of Continen-

Militia and 576 Men. Men.

Militia. Continental

tals.

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58 33,408 13,476

13,476 The Secretary of War, in affixing his signature to this, having rese rence to the preceding annual statements of the Troops, observes that the Arny in the Northern Department was discharged the 5th of Nove : ber, 1783, and that in the Southern States on the 15th of November, 1783.

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