Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Nathaniel Downing
MSA SC 3520-17787


Archival Sources:

“Compiled Service Records of Those who Served in the American Army During Revolutionary War." Revolutionary War Service Records. NARA M881, from

Return of the Maryland troops. 27 September 1776, from

Published Sources:

Kilbourne, John Dwight. “A Short History of the Maryland Line in the Continental Army.” (Baltimore, Maryland, 1992), 11-25.

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

Resolutions, the Laws of Maryland, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 192.

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


“Petitions.” The Maryland Gazette (Annapolis, MD), 18 December 1817.

Web Sources:

“The History of Baltimore.” 2018.

“Maryland Regiments in the Continental Army.” 2017.

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