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William Grimes
MSA SC 3520-17267


Archival Sources:

Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, Roster of Capt. Richard Dorsey's Comp., January 28, 1782, MdHR 19970-15-32/01 [MSA S997-15-39, 1/7/3/13].

Maryland State Papers, Red Books, Roster of Smallwood's Battalion, January 1777, MdHR 4573, Red Book 12, p. 66 [MSA S989-17, 1/6/4/5].

Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, Muster Roll of Captain Richard Dorsey's Company of the First Battalion of Artillery, March 13, 1780, MdHR 19970-15-30-1 [photostat] [MSA S997-23, 1/6/2/44].

Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, William Spear to Alexander Furnival, Account and Receipt for Plank, August 20, 1776, MdHR 19970-01-13/28 [MSA S997-1-284, 1/7/3/7].

Maryland State Papers, Series A, An enrollment of artillerymen, February 7, 1777, MdHR 6636-2-141 [MSA S1004-2-1313, 1/7/3/25].

Maryland State Papers, Series A, List of men of Capt. Alexander Furnival's Artillery Comp., August 21, 1779, MdHR 6636-14-144 [MSA S1004-16-2516, 1/7/3/32].

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

Return of the First Regiment of Maryland Regulars in the sevice of the United Colonies Commanded by William Smallwood, Oct. 11, 1776, p. 92-93, National Archives, NARA M804, Record Group 93, Roll 0034, folder 35, from

Published Sources:

Alexander, Arthur. How Maryland Tried to Raise Her Continential Quotas. Maryland Historical Magazine 42, no. 3 (1947). 184-196.

Heitman, Francis B. Historical Register and Dictionary of the U.S. Army Vol 1, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1903.

Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, January 1-March 20, 1777, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 16.

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

Peterson, Harold L. The Book of the Continental Soldier. Stackpole Company, 1968.

Proceedings of the Conventions of the Province of Maryland, 1774-1776, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 78.

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

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

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