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Muster Roll of Captain F.H. Archer

Identifier: SC 01297

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Scope and Contents

"Muster Roll of Captain F.H. Archer, company  E  in the First Regiment of Virginia Infantry volunteers, commanded by Colonel John F. Hamtramck, called into service of the United States during the War with Mexico, by the President, under the act of Congress approved May 13, 1846, from the 30th day of June, 1847, when last  mustered to the 31st day of August 1847."

Muster roll lists name, rank, age, when and where enrolled and mustered (Richmond), payments, absences and promotions.

For a list of a names, provided by the seller, see folder link below.


  • 1847 June 30-August 31


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Historical Note:

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Processing Information:

Accessioned and processed in February 2010 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist.

Guide to the Muster Roll of Captain F.H. Archer
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Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

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