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 Title:  George Weedon military correspondence, 1777-1786     
 Dates:  1777-1786 
 Abstract:  The George Weedon military correspondence contains a wealth of information on the American Revolution and its immediate aftermath. There are letters from the Morristown and Valley Forge winters, although the bulk of the material comes from 1780-1781. The collection follows Weedon's service throughout the war. His correspondence often details movements, strategies, supplies, and life in the Continental Army. Weedon also receives letters from correspondents stationed throughout the United States. This correspondence can provide information on events happening in these other locations. Correspondents include Baron von Steuben, Thomas Jefferson, Nathaniel Greene, Peter Muhlenberg, George Washington, Marquis de Lafayette, Horatio Gates, and many others. Washington, in particular, is a frequent correspondent who writes to Weedon seeking advice on military action.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.W41 
 Extent:  0.25 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Colonial Politics | Military History 
 Genre:  General Correspondence | Military Records | Political Correspondence 
 Subjects:  Military history, Modern -- 18th century.