Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

James Peale (1749-1831) 
MSA SC 3520-16754 


Archival Sources:

Pension of James Peale, National Archives and Records Administration, Revolutionary War Pension and Bouty-Land Warrant Application Files, NARA M804 S 41,056. 1-19, from

Published Sources:

Heitman, Francis. B. Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army during the War of the Revolution. Washington DC: The Rare Book Shop Publishing Company, Inc., 1914.

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

Peale, Charles Willson. The Autobiography of Charles Willson Peale. Vol. 5 of The Selected Papers of Charles Willson Peale and his family, ed. Lillian B. Miller and Sidney Hart. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2000.

Steuart, Reiman. A History of the Maryland Line in the Revolutionary War, 1775-1783. Society of the Cincinnati of Maryland, Towson: Metropolitan Press, 1969. 

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