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October 1, 1799 Arrangement of the Companies in the 1st. Battalion of Artillery Henry Burbeck [not available] Arrangement of the Companies in the 1st. Battalion of Artillery, annexed to the Western Army, under the Command of Major Rivardi, 1st October 1799.
August 15, 1792 Receipt for Pay Martha Facundis Joseph Howell Martha Facundus received $3 from Joseph Howell, on account of her husband's pay as soldier in First Battalion of Artillery.
May 9, 1799 Disposition of the First Regiment of Artillery Alexander Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck Hamilton explains how the sundry battalions of the First Regiment of Artillery are to be deployed along the southeast seaboard.
April 26, 1799 The Plan for the Arrangement of the Artillery Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton presents a detailed plan for the arrangement of the artillery throughout the states of the eastern seaboard in addition to the western army.
May 25, 1791 Drafts in Favor of Four Officers Joseph Howell John Habersham Enclosed are four letters containing drafts drawn by the Treasurer of the United States in Howell's favor and endorsed by him in the following gentleman's favor: Capt Henry Burbeck of the 1st Battalion of Artillery for $2,590; Capt. John Smith of the 1st US Regiment for $1652; Lieut. Moses Porter of the 1st Battalion of Artillery for $1,784.60; and Capt. Michael Rudolph of the 1st US Regiment for...
July 18, 1799 Certification of payment; Major Jeremiah Fisher of a Battalion of Militia Artillery ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $56.60 for retained rations and forage to Major Jeremiah Fisher of a Battalion of Militia Artillery ordered into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania 1794.
November 4, 1791 Sketch by Colonel Sargent, Adjutant General, of St. Clair's plan of encampment and subsequent retreat on 4 November 1791 at Battle of Wabash River Winthrop Sargent [not available] Sketch was made by Colonel Winthrop Sargent, Adjutant General under General Arthur St. Clair. It shows the disposition of forces during the defeat of St Clair's Army by Miami and Shawnee Indians. Because both commanding generals Butler and St. Clair were sick on the day of the battle, Sargent was in charge of supervising the encampment. Sargent was later wounded during the battle. Sketch depicts...
January 30, 1784 Pay for Officers of a Disbanding Battalion E. Bunschoton John Pierce Bunschoton requests that Pierce provide pay for the officers of the Battalion now being disbanded. He says that the orders for discharge did not arrive until the 5th so the men could not be discharged until the 6th. Most of the men have not been paid for four months and are far from home. Without their pay, they would have a difficult time getting home.
1790 The Peacetime Military Establishment James McHenry [not available] An estimate of the Eventual Army based on the peace establishment. [no image]
February 6, 1800 Certification of payment; Lieutenant Thomas Humphreys in the Battalion of Philadelphia Militia Artillery commanded by Major Jeremiah Fisher called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $9.30 retained rations to Lieutenant Thomas Humphreys in the Battalion of Philadelphia Militia Artillery commanded by Major Jeremiah Fisher called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
February 7, 1800 Certification of payment; Lieutenant Robert Morrell in the Battalion of Philadelphia Militia Artillery commanded by Major Jeremiah Fisher called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $7 retained rations to Lieutenant Robert Morrell in the Battalion of Philadelphia Militia Artillery commanded by Major Jeremiah Fisher called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
February 6, 1800 Certification of payment; John Cress, Quartermaster in Battalion of Philadelphia Militia Artillery commanded by Major Jeremiah Fisher called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $9.30 retained rations to John Cress, Quartermaster in Battalion of Philadelphia Militia Artillery commanded by Major Jeremiah Fisher called into service to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
July 28, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Sterrett Simmons informs Sterrett of new regulations impacting paymasters and adjutants.
August 8, 1789 A statement of the Troops in the service of the United States. Henry Knox [not available] A statement of the Troops in the service of the United States. The establishment, as directed to be raised and organized by the acts of Congress, 3 October 1787. Includes a Regiment of Infantry, Battalion of Artillery. Lists pay, subsistence, extra duty allowances, food and clothing allowances, and forage.
June 3, 1800 Uniting Two Battalions of Artillery Benjamin Stoddert Alexander Hamilton Regarding Hamilton's suggestion that two battalions of artillery be united, Stoddert says that he has just assumed the duties of the office of Secretary of War and is still too ignorant to make a determination. He asks for a postponement of the decision.
May 12, 1791 Status of Sundry Forces Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox reports on the status of the sundry forces that will join General St. Clair's expedition. Indian goods are being sent should St. Clair have the opportunity to treat with the Indians.
May 15, 1799 Circular to the Artillery Field Officers Alexander Hamilton [not available] Hamilton transmits the information on the arrangement adopted for the organization and disposition of the Regiment of Artillerists. Officers of this battalion should be informed of the arrangement.
December 5, 1799 Officers of the Artillery Annexed to the Western Army Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Hamilton encloses to Wilkinson an arrangement of the Officers of the 1st Battalion of Artillery attached to the western Army, under the command of Major Rivardi.
October 23, 1799 Winter Disposition for the 5th, 6th, and 7th Regiments Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Hamilton contends that the 5th, 6th, and 7th Regiments should remain in their respective states for the winter rather than removing to Augusta. This disposition would be particularly beneficial to the recruiting service.
May 16, 1799 Disposition of the Officers of the Two Regiments of Artillerists and Engineers Alexander Hamilton [not available] In these General Orders, Hamilton explains the assignments of officers of the two regiments of Artillerists and Engineers.
December 31, 1789 An estimate of the annual expense of a corps, to consist of two regiments of infantry, of ten companies each, and one battalion of artillery of four companies, each company to be composed of four sergeants, four corporals, two musicians, and sixty privates, amounting in the whole to one thousand six hundred and eighty non-commissioned officers and privates. Henry Knox [not available] An estimate of the annual expense of a corps, to consist of two regiments of infantry, of ten companies each, and one battalion of artillery of four companies, each company to be composed of four sergeants, four corporals, two musicians, and sixty privates, amounting in the whole to one thousand six hundred and eighty non-commissioned officers and privates.
March 8, 1800 Organizations of regiments of artillery and engineers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Discusses the organization of regiments of artillery and engineers, enclosed a draft of a Bill that will support the proposed changes.
March 9, 1797 Charge as battalion adjutant not allowed William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman Notifies Freeman that a charge on the payroll of the 4th Battalion at West Point for an officer, Mr. Dransey, acting as adjutant cannot be allowed as no members of the battalion are present at West Point
January 14, 1800 Recommendation of Mr. W. Wilson Samuel Smith Alexander Hamilton In the past Smith had recommended W. Wilson and he obtained a commission that he had to relinquish due to ill health. His health restored, Smith recommends him again to command a Company in the 4th battalion of the 2nd Regiment of Artillery.
November 19, 1791 Questions about Rations for Discharged Men Edward Butler Samuel Hodgdon Refers to command of the 2nd battalion and relationship with Mr. Ward, quartermaster. Expresses concerns about battalion bills for rations and discharged men.