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Stewart, Walter, 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.

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Richard Kidder Meade letter

Identifier: Mss 780166.1
Mss 780166.1
Date(s): 1780-02-16
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.

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