Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Melcher Brobeck
MSA SC 3520-17588


Archival Sources:

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

Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, Account of money paid sundry soldiers by Gen. Smallwood, paid to Michael Brodback, late 1776/early 1777, box 6, no. 7-3a, MdHR 19970-6-7/3a [MSA S997-6-25, 1/7/3/11].

Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, German Battalion Depreciation Pay, 1781, box 12, no. 24, MdHR 19970-12-24 [MSA S997-12, 1/7/3/13].

Return of the Maryland troops, 27 September 1776, from

Published Sources:

Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, August 29, 1775 to July 6, 1776, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 11.

Lesser, Charles H., ed. The Sinews of Independence: Monthly Strength Reports of the Continental Army. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1976.

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

Retzer, Henry J. The German Regiment of Maryland and Pennsylvania in the Continental Army 1776-1781. Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1991.

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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