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Collection Reference Number GLC02978.03
From Archive Folder Documents relating to the defense of Philadelphia 
Title Call for applications to join a Corps of Field Engineers for the defense of Philadelphia
Date ca. August 1814
Author General Committee of Defense  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Calls for 100 men to serve as artillerists. Indicates pay will be the same as artificers in the United States Army. The committee was authorized to raise the corps by the General Committee of Philadelphia.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Recruitment  Artillery  Soldier's Pay  Finance  Fortification  
People Williams, Jonathan (1750-1815)  
Theme War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Jonathan Williams was the chairman of the Committee of Defense .
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859