1797.012: Militia Order for detailing Unit Strength.

Published: 1797

Full Title: The Commander in Chief of the Militia of this Commonwealth, in pursuance of an advice of Council, of the 8th of last month, hereby directs the Adjutant-General to call for returns of the troops of cavalry, and of the companies of artillery, grenadiers, light-infantry, and riflemen, in order that the strength of the said troops and companies may be accurately ascertained. … Given at the Office of the Adjutant-General, in Richmond, this 5th day of July, 1797.

Author: Wood, James (1741-1813), governor.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Augustine Davis

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 19 cm. x 15 cm. (broadside).


Only recorded copy held in Special Collections at the University of Virginia with a printed cover letter (1797.013). Sheet lacks printer credit; printing such letters was a responsibility of the public printer, then Augustine Davis, so the attribution here.

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