Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

William Pitts
MSA SC 3520-18206


Archival Sources:

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

General Assembly, House of Delegates, Assessment Record, 1783, Dorchester County, Middle District Hundred, pp. 12, 39 [MSA S1161-5-5, 1/4/5/48].

Maryland State Papers, Red Books, Affidavit of Edward Hindman, 12 May 1777, vol. 16, no. 114, MdHR 4580 [MSA S989-24, 1/6/4/11].

Maryland State Papers, Red Books, Affidavit of William Frazier, 13 May 1777, vol. 16, no. 150, MdHR 4580 [MSA S989-24, 1/6/4/11].

U.S. Federal Census, 1800, Dorchester County.

Published Sources:

Fischer, David Hackett. Washington’s Crossing. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety July 7, 1776 to December 31, 1776, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 12.

Journal and Correspondence of the State Council, 1777-1778, 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.

Steuben, Frederick. 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.

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