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Jeremiah McIntosh His Book of Accounts. 1776-1777
McIntosh, Jeremiah, 1751-1843, author
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The diary covers the period from Sept. 17 through Nov. 20, 1776 and describes the march from Dorchester to New York, the last stages of the New York Campaign, including the battle of White Plains (Oct. 28); camp life, (including punishment meted out to soldiers of his regiment, prayer meetings, sermons, etc.) The rest of the manuscript consists of miscellaneous accounts of payments received for "mending."
Jeremiah McIntosh (1751-1843), of Dorchester, Mass., private of Capt. Ebenezer Gore's company of Cololnel William McIntosh's regiment of Massachusetts militia. He enlisted on Sept 17, 1776, for two months; before that he had served as private in Capt. Samuel Heath's Company of Massachusetts Minute Men in the Lexington Alarm, and as orderly sergeant of Capt. George Gould's Company in Colonel Sergeant's Regiment (May-Dec., 1775).
38 pages, 15 cm., stiched, single quire.
mssHM 69943
McIntosh, William, 1722-1813
Gore, Ebenezer, fl. 1776
Massachusetts. Militia. McIntosh's Regiment (1776)
White Plains, Battle of, White Plains, N.Y.--Personal narratives
Massachusetts--Militia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Sources
New York (State)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Personal narratives
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Regimental histories--Massachusetts--Sources
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Personal narratives
Diaries United States Revolution, 1775-1783. (aat)
Orderly Books of the American Revolution.
Manuscripts, Huntington Digital Library

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