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“The music of the Army…” by John U. Rees ©1993, 2002


“The music of the Army…” by John U. Rees ©1993, 2002 – An Abbreviated Study of the Ages of Musicians in the Continental Army

Part G.

11th Pennsylvania Regiment *

Gleaned from the printed muster rolls of the 11th Pennsylvania Regiment, containing personal information for each man. The ages are taken to be as of the date of … Continue reading


“The music of the Army…” by John U. Rees ©1993, 2002


“The music of the Army…” by John U. Rees ©1993, 2002 – An Abbreviated Study of the Ages of Musicians in the Continental Army

Part F.

Colonel John Lamb’s 2nd Continental Artillery Regiment

55 musicians were examined with information being found for 13 (24 percent). 15 musicians total: Average age of grand total – 17 years

Average age for … Continue reading


“The music of the Army…” by John U. Rees ©1993, 2002


“The music of the Army…” by John U. Rees ©1993, 2002 – An Abbreviated Study of the Ages of Musicians in the Continental Army

Part E.

Another old soldier, John McElroy, 11th Pennsylvania Regiment, had a unique story to tell of his service. He stated in his pension deposition, “As to my ocupation I have none being nearly blind … Continue reading


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