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Gibson, George 1747-1791

Works: 10 works in 24 publications in 1 language and 590 library holdings
Genres: History 
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Most widely held works by George Gibson
by Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin Steuben( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence and papers, 1778-1794. Most of the items are dated during 1779-1781, when Steuben was involved in efforts to reorganize the Continental Army and commanded the forces in Virginia, attempting to make that state a base of supply for General Nathanael Greene's army. They relate to such matters s the preparation and distribution of his "Regulations," reactions and questions about this work, appointments of inspectors, supply needs and problems, organization and administration of army and militia units, enemy movements and strength, condition of state militia and other army units, British invasion of Virginia, problems with the Virginia militia, his lands in Virginia, founding of the Society of the Cincinnati, etc. Some of his more frequent correspondents were: Col. Jean Baptiste Ternant, Col. William Davies, the Board of War, M. de Franey, Chevalier de la Luzerne, Gen. Nathanael Greene, Gov. Thomas Jefferson, Col. Edward Carrington, Col. George Gibson, Gen. Thomas Nelson, Gen. George Weedon, Gen. Peter Muhlenberg, Louis de Pontiere, Gen. Robert Lawson, Gen. Isaac Gregory, Col. J. Junis, Gen. Mordecai Gist, Maj. Buller Claiborne, Capt. John Pryor, Capt. William North, Col. Benjamin Walker, and Gen. Benjamin Lincoln. The collection also contains lists of engineers and tradesmen, returns of various regiments, returns of supplies, reports of Congress, and other miscellaneous papers
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