Alexander Hamilton Papers

Enclosure: [List of Cavalry Officers], [10 May 1799]


John Watts Colonel Virginia
Solomon Van Rensselaer Major New York
John Taylor ditto Virginia
James Taylor Captain
James V. Ball ditto
Richard Willing ditto Pennsylvania
Benjamin Williamson ditto New Jersey
John B. Armistead ditto Virginia
William Spencer ditto Maryland
James Burn ditto South Carolina
John Webb Lieutenant
Stephen G. Simmons ditto
William Tharp ditto
Robert Gray ditto Pennsylvania
John Walbach ditto ditto
George Washington Craik ditto Virginia
Laurence Washington ditto ditto
Richard Tilghman ditto Maryland
William C. Rogers 2. Lieut. Pennsylvania
Alexander McComb Junr. ditto New York
Charles Tutt ditto Virginia
George W. P. Custus ditto ditto
Carter B. Fontaine ditto ditto
Richard Cooke ditto Maryland

3Copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

In the Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress, is a second list of cavalry officers. This list, which is entitled “Officers of the Cavalry,” gives the dates on which the officers accepted their commissions.

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