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Collection Reference Number GLC03366
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1813 
Title John Armstrong to Joseph Haslet regarding the drafting of a battalion of Delaware militia to fight in the War of 1812
Date 20 April 1813
Author Armstrong, John (1755-1816)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes to the governor of Delaware to relay that he is happy to hear that the state's legislature has drafted a battalion of Delaware militia into United States Army to fight in the War of 1812. Armstrong was the current secretary of war.
Subjects Government and Civics  Militia  War of 1812  Global History and Civics  
People Armstrong, John (1758-1843)  Haslet, Joseph (1766-1823)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme War of 1812; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859