[Plan for the Corps of Levies]

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Date March 14, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name George Washington (primary) George Washington (primary)
Summary Document describes the manner in which two thousand recruits will be raised and arranged into two regiments for the purpose of protecting the frontiers. Provided details of the rank and type of officer or soldier required for each battalion. Assigned posts to specifically named officers.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; George Washington; John Sevier; Henry Lee; Benjamin Brooks; William Alexander; George McCulley; recruits; regiments; President; Secretary of War; levies; Paymaster; surgeon; surgeon's mate; Quartermaster; adjutant; Benjamin Brooks; McCulley; William Alexander; Henry Lee; attorney general; ;
Related Places War Department; Fort Washington; Block House; Holstein; Fort Pitt; Winchester, Virginia; Hagerstown, Maryland; Shippensburg, Pennsylvania; Trenton; frontier; territory; battalion; company; Ohio; river; Virginia; Maryland; Pennsylvania; Susquehannah; Susquehanna; New Jersey; Fort Pitt; ;
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Key Phrases "an act for raising and adding another regiment to the military establishment of the United States";

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