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Muster Rolls and Other Records of Service of Maryland Troops in the American Revolution
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622   Records of Maryland Troops in the Continental Service

   	A List of the Sick of the 2nd Maryland Brigade April 2 1st, 1779.

      NAMES.				REGT.   		HOSPITAL.

John Taylor				4th Md.
Jas. Fitzgerald   			ditto
Dennis Carroll    			ditto
    								Summerset Court
Thos. Davis      			2nd Md.  			House
Nathl. Griffin   			ditto
John Holladay     			6th Md.
Wm. Merl   				ditto
John Toof  				ditto
Mark Griffin      			2nd Md.

  						Chas. Dabney, Lieut-Col.

 			[From the Gist Papers.]


   		RESOLVES OF CONTINENTAL CONGRESS 20 JUNE, 1777.

     "Resolved, That a corps of invalids be formed, consisting of eight
 companies, each company to have one captain, two lieutenants, two
 ensigns, five serjeants, six corporals, two drummers, two fifers, and one
 hundred men. This corps to be employed in garrison, and for guards in
 cities and other places, where magazines or arsenals, or hospitals are
 placed; as also to serve as a military school for young gentlemen, pre
 vious to their being appointed to marching regiments; for which pur
 pose, all the subaltern officers, when off duty, shall be obliged to attend a
 mathematical school, appointed for the purpose, to learn geometry,
 arithmetic, vulgar and decimal fractions, and the extraction of roots; and
 that the officers of this corps shall be obliged to contribute one day's
 pay in every month, and stoppages shall be made of it accordingly,
 for the purpose of purchasing a regimental library of the most approved
 authors on tactics and the petite guerre: That some officers from this
 corps be constantly employed in the recruiting service in the neighbor
 hood of the places they shall be stationed in ; that all recruits so
 raised shall be brought into the corps and drilled, and afterwards
 draughted into other regiments as occasion shall require.
     Congress proceeded to the election of a colonel of the said corps of
 invalids; and, the ballots being taken,
     Lewis Nicola, esq. was elected."
 


 
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