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Stewart, Walter, 1756-1796



  • Existence: 1756 - 1796

Walter Stewart immigrated to America from Ireland in 1776 to join the fight for independence, rapidly rising in the ranks of the Continental army. By 1781 he was colonel-in-charge of the Thirteenth and Third Pennsylvania Regiments.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Richard Kidder Meade letter

Mss 780166.1
Identifier: Mss 780166.1
Scope and Contents Letter from Richard Kidder Meade to to Col. Walter Stewart. Letter is concerned with the pursuit of deserters- and included Washington's instructions to be given to Col. Stewart when he comes to Headquarters.