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From: "Ed St.Germain" <>
Subject: [A-REV] Re: Militia clothing
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2003 12:23:49 -0700
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Sheeesh!!! militia? forts? command structure? clothing?

You don't want much, do you? (said with a grin)

Have you got a lifetime? Or two?

Here are some starting points:

On the web, try Whisker's Treatises;
http://www.constitution.org/jw/jbwhisker.htm

In print:

Bushong, Millard Kessler. A History of Jefferson County West Virginia.
Charles Town: Jefferson Publishing Co., 1941.

Callahan, James Morton. Semi-Centennial History of West Virginia.
[Morgantown]: Semi-Centennial Commission of West Virginia, 1913.

Carlisle, Ronald C. "'Fort Gaddis' and the Construction of A
Revolutionary War Fort at Beech Bottom, West Virginia." West Virginia
History, 39 (July 1978), pp. 324-340.

Cook, Roy Bird. "Fort Bellville, A Forgotten Frontier Post." West
Virginia History, 9 (October 1947), pp. 57-72.

Copeland, Peter F., and Marko Zlatich. "The Minute Battalion of Culpeper

County, Virginia 1775-1776." Military Collector and Historian, 17
(Summer 1965), pp. 52-54. also "Joseph Crockett's Western Battalion,
Virginia State Troops, 1780-1782." Military Collector and Historian, 17
(Fall 1965), p. 82.

Eckenrode, Hamilton J. The Revolution in Virginia. Boston: Houghton
Mifflin Co., 1916.

Edwards, William Waller. "Morgan and His Riflemen." William and Mary
Quarterly, 1st Ser., 23 (October 1914), pp. 73-106.

Goodwin, Mary R. M. "Clothing and Accoutrements of the Officers and
Soldiers of the Virginia Forces 1775-1780. From the Records of the
Public Store at Williamsburg." Unpublished research report, Colonial
Williamsburg Foundation, 1962.

Harkey, Joseph H. "Captain William Morgan's Berkeley County, Virginia,
Militia Company." West Virginia History, 38 (October 1976), pp. 35-55.

Hart, Freeman H. The Valley of Virginia in the American Revolution,
1763-1789. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1942.

Lewis, Virgil A. The Soldiery of West Virginia in the French and Indian
War; Lord Dunmore's War; the Revolution; the Later Indian Wars; the
Whiskey Insurrection; the Second War with England; the War with Mexico.
And Addenda relating to West Virginians in the Civil War. Charleston, W.

Va.: Third Biennial Report of the Department of Archives and History,
State of West Virginia, 1911.

McAllister, J. T. Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War;
McAllister's Data. Hot Springs, Va.: McAllister Publishing Co., 1913.

Morris, Robert L. "Military Contributions of Western Virginia in the
American Revolution." West Virginia History, 23 (January 1962), pp.
86-99.

Rice, Otis K. The Alleghany Frontier: West Virginia Beginnings,
1730-1830. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1970.

Sanchez-Saavedra, E. M. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations in
the American Revolution, 1774-1787. Richmond: Virginia State Library,
1978.

-----. "'All Fine Fellows and Well-Armed': The Culpeper Minute
Battalion, 1775-1776." Virginia Cavalcade, 24 (Summer 1974), pp. 4-11.

Selby, John E. The Revolution in Virginia, 1775-1783. Charlottesville:
University Press of Virginia, 1988.

Van Schreevan, William J., et al., editors. Revolutionary Virginia: The
Road to Independence. 7 vols. Charlottesville: University Press of
Virginia for the Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission,
1973-1983.

White, William E. "The Independent Companies of Virginia, 1774-1775."
Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 86 (April 1978), pp.
149-162.

Wilson, Howard McKnight. Great Valley Patriots: Western Virginia in the
Struggle for Liberty. Verona, Va.: McClure Printing Co., 1976.


Deerin, James B. The Militia in the Revolutionary War. Wash, DC: Hist

Soc of Militia & Nat Guard, 1976.

Egle, Wm H., ed. Pennsylvania in the War of the Revolution: Associated

Battalions and Militia, 1775-1783. 2 vols. Harrisburg, PA: Meyers,
1887-88. E263P4E4.


Murphy, Orville T. "The French Professional Soldier's Opinion of the
American Militia in The War of the Revolution." Mil Aff 32 (Feb
1969): pp. 191-98. Per.

Rosswurm, Steven. Arms, Country, and Class: The Philadelphia Militia
and "Lower Sort" During the American Revolution, 1775- 1783. New
Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers U, 1987. 373 p. E263P4R68.

Scott, James B. The Militia: Extracts from the Journals and Debates of

the Federal Convention. Sen Doc No 695, 64th Cong, 2d sess, 1917. 128

p. UA42S42.

Trussell, John B.B. "Understanding Pennsylvania's Revolutionary War
Military Organization as an Aid in Genealogical Research." Phila:
Western PA Genealogical Soc, 1982. 11 p.

Ballard, Larry A. "Alexandria Light Infantry." Military Collector and
Historian, 36 (Spring 1984), pp. 27-28.

Blackford, Charles M. Annals of the Lynchburg Home Guard. Lynchburg:
Privately printed, 1891.

Aldridge, Frederick Stokes. "Organization and Administration of the
Militia System of Colonial Virginia." Ph.D. Dissertation, American
University, 1964.

Anonymous. "Colonial Militia, Lancaster County." Northern Neck of
Virginia Historical Magazine, 12 (1962), pp. 1148-1149. [1687]

Baker-Crothers, Hayes. Virginia and the French and Indian War. Chicago:
University of Chicago Press, 1928.

Berkeley, Francis L., Jr. "The War of Jenkins' Ear." In Darrett B.
Rutman, editor, The Old Dominion: Essays for Thomas Perkins Abernethy
(Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1964), pp. 41-61.

Bowman, Larry G. "Virginia's Use of Blacks in the French and Indian
War." Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, 53 (January 1970), pp.
57-63.

Cook, Roy Bird. "Virginia Frontier Defenses, 1719-1795." West Virginia
History, 1 (January 1940), pp. 119-130.

Crozier, William Armstrong, editor. Virginia Colonial Militia,
1651-1776. 1903. Reprinted Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1965.

Davis, William Newall, Jr. "Frontier Fortifications along the Virginia
Fall Line." Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, 23
(July 1941), pp. 4-10.

Devine, Joseph Aloysius. "The British North American Colonies in the War

of 1739-1748." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Virginia, 1968.

Ferguson, Alice L. L. "The Susquehannock Fort on Piscataway Creek."
Maryland Historical Magazine, 36 (March 1941), pp. 1-9.

Harkey, Joseph H. "Captain William Morgan's Berkeley County, Virginia,
Militia Company." West Virginia History, 38 (October 1976), pp. 35-55.

Harrington, Virginia S. "Theories and Evidence for the Location of James

Fort." Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 93
(January 1985), pp. 36-53.

Horner, Alfred B. "Captain Edmons' Company." Bulletin of the Fauquier
Historical Society, 1st Ser., 2 (1922), pp. 145-149.

Huston, John Wilson. "Fort Pitt, 1758-1772." Ph.D. Dissertation,
University of Pittsburgh, 1957.

Koontz, Louis K. The Virginia Frontier, 1754-1763. Baltimore: Johns
Hopkins Press, 1925.

General Andrew Lewis." West Virginia Historical Magazine, 4 (April
1904), pp. 116-136.

Leach, Douglas Edward. Arms For Empire: A Military History of the
British Colonies in North America, 1607-1763. New York: Macmillan Co.,
1973.

McBarron, H. Charles, Jr., and Harold L. Peterson. "Virginia Colonial
Militia, 1611-1615." Military Collector and Historian, 7 (Winter
1956), p. 105. [Plate 109]

MacCord, Howard A. "Forts in Colonial Virginia." Virginia Cavalcade, 20
(Autumn 1970), pp. 5-12.

Mardis, Allen, Jr. "Visions of James Fort." Virginia Magazine of History

and Biography, 97 (October 1989), pp. 463-498.

Rutman, Darrett B. "A Militant New World, 1607-1640: America's First
Generation, Its Martial Spirit, Its Tradition of Arms, Its Militia
Organization, Its Wars." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Virginia,
1959.

Sanders, J. C. "Old Fort Ashby." West Virginia History, 1 (January
1940), pp. 104-109.

Shea, William Lee. The Virginia Militia in the Seventeenth Century.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983.

Shea, William Lee. "To Defend Virginia: The Evolution of the First
Colonial Militia, 1607-1677." Ph.D. Dissertation, Rice University, 1975.

Shea, William Lee. "Virginia at War, 1644-1646." Military Affairs, 41
(October 1977), pp. 142-147.

Shea, William Lee. "The First American Militia." Military Affairs, 46
(February 1982), pp. 15-18.

Tillson, Albert H., Jr. "The Militia and Popular Political Culture in
the Upper Valley of Virginia, 1740-1775." Virginia Magazine of History
and Biography, 94 (July 1986), pp. 285-306.

Tyler, Lyon G., editor. "Charles City County Militia." Tyler's Quarterly

Historical and Genealogical Magazine, 12 (January 1931), pp. 190-193.
[1661]

Young, Chester Raymond. "The Effects of the French and Indian War on
Civilian Life in the Frontier Counties of Virginia, 1754-1763." Ph.D.
Dissertation, Vanderbuilt University, 1969.

Bowman, Larry. "The Virginia County Committees of Safety, 1774-1776."
Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 79 (July 1971), pp. 322-337.

Carlisle, Ronald C. "'Fort Gaddis' and the Construction of A
Revolutionary War Fort at Beech Bottom, West Virginia." West Virginia
History, 39 (July 1978), pp. 324-340.

Cook, Roy Bird. "Virginia Frontier Defenses, 1719-1795." West Virginia
History, 1 (January 1940), pp. 119-130.

Cook, Roy Bird. "Fort Bellville, A Forgotten Frontier Post." West
Virginia History, 9 (October 1947), pp. 57-72.

Ethridge, Harrison M. "Governor Patrick Henry and the Reorganization of
the Virginia Militia, 1784-1786." Virginia Magazine of History and
Biography, 85 (October 1977), pp. 427-438.

Goodwin, Mary R. M. "Clothing and Accoutrements of the Officers and
Soldiers of the Virginia Forces 1775-1780. From the Records of the
Public Store at Williamsburg." Unpublished research report, Colonial
Williamsburg Foundation, 1962.

Harkey, Joseph H. "Captain William Morgan's Berkeley County, Virginia,
Militia Company." West Virginia History, 38 (October 1976), pp. 35-55.

Harris, Anne Lewis, compiler. "Revolutionary Soldiers of Louisa County."

Louisa County Historical Magazine, 8 (1976), pp. 25-33, 72-78.

Hart, Freeman H. The Valley of Virginia in the American Revolution,
1763-1789. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1942.



Harwell, Richard Barksdale, editor. The Committees of Safety of
Westmoreland and Fincastle: Proceedings of the County Committees
1774-1776. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1956.

Kegley, Mary B., compiler. Militia of Montgomery County, Virginia,
1770-1790. Roanoke: Privately printed, 1975.

McAllister, J. T. Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War;
McAllister's Data. Hot Springs, Va.: McAllister Publishing Co., 1913.

Morris, Robert L. "Military Contributions of Western Virginia in the
American Revolution." West Virginia History, 23 (January 1962), pp.
86-99.

Norona, Delf. "A Forgotten Account of the Sieges of Fort Henry." West
Virginia History, 8 (April 1947), pp. 305-314.

Patterson, John Gerald. "Ebenezer Zane, Frontiersman." West Virginia
History, 12 (October 1950), pp. 5-45.

Terrell, Timothy G. "The Fairfax Militia During the Revolutionary War
Period." Arlington Historical Magazine, 4 (October 1971), pp. 47-50.

Thomas, William H. B. Patriots of the Upcountry: Orange County, Virginia

in the Revolution. Orange: Orange County Bicentennial Commission, 1976.

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