Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

John Toomy
MSA SC 3520-17117


Archival Sources:

Maryland State Archives, Revolutionary Papers, List of Officers of the Maryland Line, c. December 1776, box 6, no. 12 [MSA S997-6-18, 1/7/3/11].

Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, Mordecai Gist, Account, 23 January 1777, box 2, no. 4/1-2 [MSA S997-2-254, 1/7/3/8].

“Orders to Colonel Nathaniel Gist, 13 January 1777,” Founders Online, National Archives.

"General Orders, 3 June 1778,” Founders Online, National Archives.

Pension of William McMillan, National Archives, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, NARA M804, S 2806, 33, from

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

Published Sources:

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

Journal and Correspondence of the State Council, April 1778 through October 1779, Archives of Maryland Online, vol 21.

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.

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

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