Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Walker Muse (1756-1813)
MSA SC 3520-16749


Archival Sources:

Maryland State Papers, Red Books, List of Regular Officers by Chamberlaine, MdHR 4573 [MSA S 989-17, 01/06/04/005].

Maryland State Papers, Series A, Council to Capt. Muse. Authorization to search for possible deserters, 3 September 1782, MdHR 6636-41-31 [MSA S 1004-55-9737, 01/07/03/050].

Revolutionary War Bounty Warrant of Walker Muse, Revolutionary War Bounty Warrants Collection, Library of Virginia.

Third Census of the United States, 1810, Westmoreland County, VA. NARA M252, from

Veteran's pension of Joseph Proctor, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, NARA M804. R. 8,497, from

Veteran's pension of Barruck Webb, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, NARA M804. S. 40,654, from

Widow's pension of Richard Mudd, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, NARA M804. W. 8,476, from

Published Sources:

Headley, Robert K. Married Well and Often: Marriages of the Northern Neck of Virginia, 1649-1800. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing, 2003.

Johnston Henry P. The Campaign of 1776 Around New York and Brooklyn. New York: Da Capo Press, 1971.

Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety July 7, 1776 to December 31, 1776, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 12.

Muster Rolls and Other Records of Service of Maryland Troops in the American Revolution, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 18.

Smallwood, William to George Washington, 8 April 1778, Founders Online, National Archives.

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

Williams, Otho Holland to Walker Muse, 24 August 1781, Williams Papers, Maryland Historical Society, MS 908.


Enquirer (Richmond, VA), 27 March 1812.

“Mortuary Notice,” New-York Gazette (New York, NY), 9 June 1813.

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