Archives of Maryland
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Henry Carberry (1757-1822)
MSA SC 3520-16421


Archival Sources:

Carberry, Henry to Otho Holland Williams, 29 September 1789, Williams Papers, Maryland Historical Society, MS 908.

Compiled Service Records of Soldiers Who Served in the American Army During the Revolutionary War. NARA M881. From

Frederick County Court, Land Records, Deed, George Schnertzell to Henry Carberry and Sybilla Schnertzell, 1793, Liber WR 11, p. 315 [MSA CE105-31].

Frederick County Register of Wills, Wills, George Schnertzell, 1810, Liber RB 1, p. 139 [MSA C898-6, 1/51/9/14].

Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Parish Registers, Deaths 1816-1867, Georgetown University, Special Collections.

Land Office, Debt Books, vol. 41, St. Mary's County, 1767-1774, [MSA S12-186/192, 1/24/2/44].

Maryland State Papers, Series A, Applicants for Sea Service, early 1776, box 1, no. 122, MdHR 6636-1-122 [MSA S1004-1-99, 1/7/3/25].

Maryland State Papers, Series A, Alexander Contee Hanson and Robert Goldsborough [Judges of the General Court] to Council, 28 April 1784, box 50, no. 46, MdHR 6636-50-46 [MSA S1004-70-14867, 1/7/3/58].

Maryland State Papers, Series A, Henry Carberry to Gov. William Paca, 3 January 1785, box 54, no. 68, MdHR 6636-54-68 [MSA S1004-76-16387, 1/7/3/61].

Maryland State Papers, Scharf Collection, Gov. Levin Winder to Col. Henry Carberry, 3 August 1813, box 51, no. 42, MdHR 19999-51-42 [MSA S1005-54-39, 1/8/5/43].

Pension of Henry Carberry, National Archives and Records Administration, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, NARA M804, W 23776. From

Return of the Maryland troops, 13 September 1776, Revolutionary War Rolls, NARA M246, folder 35, p. 85. From

St. Mary's County Register of Wills, Distributions, 1795, Liber JJ & JF, p. 116 [MSA C1580-1, 1/60/12/28].

St. Mary's County Register of Wills, Wills, John Baptist Carberry, 1778, Liber JJ 1, p. 47 [MSA C1720-4, 1/60/10/35].

St. Mary's County Register of Wills, Wills, Mary Carberry, 1794, Liber JJ 2, p. 76 [MSA C1720-5, 1/60/10/36].

Will of Sybilla Carberry, 1840, Washington DC Wills, from

U.S. Federal Census, 1800, Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland.

U.S. Federal Census, 1820, Washington, DC.

Williams, Otho Holland to Uriah Forrest, 28 April 1784. Williams Papers, Maryland Historical Society, MS 908.

Published Sources:

Carbery, Henry to George Washington, 25 July 1789, Founders Online, National Archives.

Carbery, Henry to George Washington, 8 February 1790, Founders Online, National Archives.

Gallagher, Mary A.Y. "Reinterpreting the 'Very Trifling Mutiny' at Philadelphia in June 1783." The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 119: 1/2 (Apr. 1995), 3-35.

Hamilton, Alexander to George Clinton, 29 June 1783, Founders Online, National Archives.

Heitman, Francis B. Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, 1789-1903. Vol. I. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1903.

Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, 1775-1776, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 11.

Journal and Correspondence of the State Council, 1781-1784, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 48.

Jordan, Jeremiah, Edmund Plowden, and John Allen Thomas to George Washington, 23 March 1790, Founders Online, National Archives.

Laurens, Henry to the American Peace Commissioners, 9 August 1783, Founders Online, National Archives.

Lesser, Charles H., ed. The Sinews of Independence: Monthly Strength Reports of the Continental Army. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1976.

Lytle, Richard M. The Soldiers of America's First Army. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2004.

Madison, James. "Notes on Debates, 21 June 1783,” Founders Online, National Archives.

Madison, James to James Monroe, 22 August 1814, Founders Online, National Archives.

Maryland Executive Council to George Washington, 18 February 1792, Founders Online, National Archives.

Neimeyer, Charles Patrick. America Goes to War: A Social History of the Continental Army. New York: New York University Press, 1996.

Pitch, Anthony. The Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of 1814. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1998.

Report of the Adjutant General of Maryland, 1906-1907. Baltimore: George W. King, 1908.

Retzer, Henry J. The German Regiment of Maryland and Pennsylvania in the Continental Army 1776-1781. Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1991.

Ruddiman, John A. Becoming Men of Some Consequence: Youth and Military Service in the Revolutionary War. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2014.

Shomette, Donald G. Flotilla: The Patuxent Naval Campaign in the War of 1812. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

Steuart, Reiman. The Maryland Line. The Society of the Cincinnati, 1971.

Tacyn, Mark Andrew, "'To the End:' The First Maryland Regiment and the American Revolution." PhD diss., University of Maryland College Park, 1999.

Thaxter, John to John Adams, 7 August 1783, Founders Online, National Archives.

Wayne, Anthony to Henry Knox, 30 March 1793, Papers of the War Department Online.

Wright, Robert K. The Continental Army. Washington, DC: U.S. Army Center for Military History, 1983.


"To the Honourable Thomas Stone, Esq,” Maryland Journal (Baltimore), 4 May 1784.

"Extract of a Letter...," Maryland Journal (Baltimore), 21 February 1792.

Baltimore Evening Post, 19 July 1792.

"Married," Bartgis's Maryland Gazette (Frederick), 11 December 1792.

"Died," Daily National Intelligencer (Washington, DC), 29 May 1822.

True American and Commercial Daily Advertiser (Baltimore), 3 April 1806.

"Deaths," Daily National Intelligencer (Washington, DC), 7 April 1840.

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