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United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

"A Stitch in Time -or- Yankee Doodle's Progress"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0867
Abstract

This two-act satire, entitled "A Stitch in Time -or- Yankee Doodle's Progress," is narrated by Poor Richard and stars a young man named Yankee Doodle. It begins in 1775 on Sir Lott of Pott's Virginia plantation and goes on to depict portions of the Revolutionary War and the hardships of life (particularly those faced by women and African-Americans) in early America.

Dates: undated

Captain John Marshal Company Payroll

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0732
Abstract This manuscript documents the amount of pay owed to the 73 soldiers serving in Captain John Marshal's company of the 2nd Battalion of Pennsylvania Riflemen as of June 1, 1776. The sheet is divided into eleven columns: Names, Station, Date of Commissions or Inlistments, Time in the Service, Time of Subsistence, Pay a.p. [according to] Month, Subsistence a.p. [according to] week, Whole Pay (L. s. d.) [(Pounds, shillings, and pence)], Stoppage for arms and Clothing, Balance of pay Due, and...
Dates: 1776 June 1

Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0766
Abstract

The collection consists of one record book with the lineage records of the members of the James White Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The records are dated up to June 3, 1929.

Dates: 1929

George Washington Letter and Masonic Medal

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0221
Abstract

This collection consists of an incomplete letter dated June 2, 1796 from George Washington to Gov. William Blount and a Masonic Medal given to James H. Grant by Washington.

Dates: 1796 June 12, undated

Greer and Vinsinger Family Collection of American Revolutionary War Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3518
Abstract These twelve letters and two documents (created in the U.S. House of Representatives during the 12th Congress) are addressed to or refer to Colonel Anthony Walton White. The earlier letters are personal or military correspondence, while the later materials document White's efforts to reclaim part of his lost fortune and to have a memorial in his name. White's correspondents include Sir Banastre Tarleton, Edward Rutledge, Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette,...
Dates: 1777 June 19-1845 August 29

Hooper Penn Monument Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1840
Abstract

A single large mounted photograph of the Hooper Penn Monument in Guilford County, North Carolina.

Dates: undated

James A. Rogers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0738
Abstract The bulk of this collection houses legal documents, correspondence, plats, and other items documenting James A. Rogers' life and work. Among the subjects shown are rail and steamboat shipments in the 1850s and 1860s, land grants and sales (including land grants given in recognition of service in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War), transaction records of enslaved individuals from the 1840s to the 1860s, the Civil War (including the construction of Fort Pillar north of...
Dates: 1784 November 3-1974 December 27 (bulk 1784 November 3-1897 December 10)

James Gillies Monument Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1841
Abstract

A single mounted photograph of the James Gillies Monument in Oak Ridge, North Carolina.

Dates: 1898

James Sevier Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1565
Abstract

This document is a typed copy of a letter that James Sevier wrote to L. C. Draper on August 19, 1839. In it, Sevier discusses his and his father's service on the Appalachian frontier during the Revolutionary War, where they fought in the Battle of Kings Mountain and in several smaller campaigns against the Cherokee. He also briefly recounts conflicts between Native Americans and white people in the decade following the American victory.

Dates: 1839 August 19

Michael Woods Trimble Personal Recollections

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0685
Abstract

This collection is a personal account of Michael Woods Trimble. Written in 1860, the report recounts Trimble's ancestry and family stories.

Dates: 1860

Milton Klein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2017
Abstract

This collection houses syllabi and course materials, administrative files, scholarly papers, and correspondence documenting Dr. Milton M. Klein's teaching and research into colonial and Revolutionary America.

Dates: 1756-2004; Majority of material found within 1954 - 2004

North Carolina Land Grant to George Doherty

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3740
Abstract

This collection consists of a handwritten land grant dated July 10, 1788 from the state of North Carolina to George Doherty for 5,000 acres in Giles County (now in Tennessee) on Richland Creek.

Dates: 1788 July 10

Rhea Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0002
Abstract

This collection consists of material relating to the Rhea family of Sullivan County, Tennessee and covers the time period 1807-1931. Contained within the collection are Civil War-era records, John Rhea's financial transactions, Sons of Temperance financial transactions, material on Samuel Rhea's missionary trips to Persia, and John Rhea's correspondence. Also are included are Rhea genealogical material and various church records.

Dates: 1807-1931

Snyder E. Roberts "Revolutionary War Soldiers in Anderson County"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0687
Abstract

This is a list compiled by Snyder E. Roberts of the Revolutionary War soldiers that lived in Anderson County, TN at some point in their lives. The author compiled this list based on research from several sources.

Dates: 1971

Susie Gentry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2367
Abstract

The Susie Gentry Papers, ca. 1908-1985, is a series of letters and genealogical records about Tennessee soldiers of the War of 1812 (and of the Revolutionary War) and their descendents. It contains 38 items, mostly from the 1910's, including letters, a ledger, and family lines.

Dates: circa 1908-1985 (bulk circa 1908-1916)

The Tennessee Bee-hive, or Early (1778-1791) North Carolina Land Grants in the Volunteer State

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0419
Abstract

This index, titled The Tennessee Bee-hive, or Early (1778-1791) North Carolina Land Grants in the Volunteer State, lists the names of 3,151 Revolutionary War soldiers who received land grants in Tennessee as a reward for their military service. A preface describes where this information was found and outlines some of the features of American westward migration.

Dates: 1949

Writings of Katherine Keogh White

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0750
Abstract

This collection of writings by Katherine Keogh White includes one bound typed manuscript titled “The Battle of King’s Mountain,” a published bound book with uncut pages titled The King's Mountain Men (1924), and two pages of notes on the order of pagination of the manuscripts.

Dates: circa 1924