Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Charles Smith (?-1788)
MSA SC 3520-16774 


Archival Sources:

Charles County Court, Census of 1778, Benedict Hundred, March 1778, , Liber X 3, p. 630-631, MdHR 8167-2 [MSA C654-1, 1/7/7/27].

Charles County Register of Wills, Wills, Will of Benjamin Smith, June 1777, Liber AF 7, p. 85-86 [MSA C665-7, 1/8/10/8].

General Assembly, House of Delegates, Assessment Record, 1783, Charles County, Fourth District [MSA SM59-41, SCM 871-37].

Maryland State Papers, Series A, Order to pay and receipt by Captain Charles Smith, March 29, 1781, MdHR 6636-32-65/2 [MSA S1004-29-8019, 1/7/3/45].

Pension of Charles Smith, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, National Archives, NARA M804, Record Group 15, Roll 2207, pension number W. 25002.

Return of the six Independent Companies and First Regiment of Maryland Regulars, in the service of the United Colonies, commanded by Colonel Smallwood, Sept. 13, 1776, National Archives, NARA M804, Record Group 93, Roll 0034, from

Published Sources:

Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1779-1780, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 43.

Journal of the House of Delegates, December 31 to March 16, 1827 [MSA SC M 3200].

Laws of 1833, Resolution 54, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 210.

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

Steuart, Reiman. A History of the Maryland Line in the Revolutionary War. Towson, MD: Metropolitan Press, 1969.

Steuben, Friedrich. Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States, Part I. Philadelphia: Styner and Cist, 1792.

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

Thacher, James. A Military Journal During the American Revolutionary War, from 1775 to 1783. Boston: A. Richardson and Lord, 1823.

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