Revolutionary War Era

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Revolutionary War Era

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About the Collection

The American Revolutionary War, 1775 to 1783, secured the independence of the United States of America from Great Britain and established a constitutional democracy. Following the passage of the Intolerable Acts in June 1774, colonial legislatures selected delegates to meet in Philadelphia to consider the issues the American colonies had with Great Britain's Parliament. North Carolina's Whigs, those who supported independence, formed a provincial congress and selected representatives to be sent to the Continental Congress in September 1774. In April 1775, the Revolutionary War began with the skirmishes at Lexington and Concord, and North Carolina joined the war in May 1775, an event that drove Governor Martin out of office and out of the country.

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AMREV_B1F4_BOW_Corr_178012

AMREV_B1F4_BOW_Corr_178012

Board of War Correspondence, December 1780

39 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
AMREV_B1F5_BOW_Corr_178101

AMREV_B1F5_BOW_Corr_178101

Board of War Correspondence, January 1781

33 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
AMREV_B2F11_Observation

AMREV_B2F11_Observation

"Observations on the War in Carolina" by Colonel Robert Gray, officer of provincial troops

49 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
AMREV_B2F12_Hill_1776

AMREV_B2F12_Hill_1776

Court martial of Captain Aaron Hill, 1776

4 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
AMREV_B2F19_Edmonds_1778

AMREV_B2F19_Edmonds_1778

Court Martial of Captain Nicholas Edmonds, 1778

2 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
AMREV_B2F29_Spruill_1780

AMREV_B2F29_Spruill_1780

Court Martial of Colonel Joseph Spruill, Tyrell County, 1780

6 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
PC_29_Charles_McDowell_Papers

PC_29_Charles_McDowell_Papers

Charles McDowell Papers

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PC_719_Archibald_Maclaine_Papers

PC_719_Archibald_Maclaine_Papers

Archibald Maclaine Papers

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SR_SS_Arthur_Lee_Notes

SR_SS_Arthur_Lee_Notes

Arthur Lee Notes, Congress Debates and Conversation with Minister of France

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SR_SS_Constitution_Draft_Observations

SR_SS_Constitution_Draft_Observations

Constitution Draft Observations

6 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
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