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Re: Petition to Right a Wrong - Rev. War Soldier Left in Limbo
Posted by: Wayne Witt Bates (ID *****7673) Date: June 09, 2011 at 15:06:42
In Reply to: Petition to Right a Wrong - Rev. War Soldier Left in Limbo by Wayne Witt Bates of 18096

Capt. William Duval - Tax payer in Louisa Co., VA in 1783

Seeking information regarding Rev. War Officer William
Duval. Anything about him, his family, location,or War Experience.

CAPTAIN WILLIAM DUVAL COMMANDED TROOPS FROM LOUISA CO., VA - (LIFTED FROM HIS PENSION APPLICATION)

(DUVAL PICKED-UP SOLDIER PAY DUE REV. WAR REUBEN BATES OF LOUISA CO., VA)

The Covention at their July Session of 1775 passed an Ordinance to raise 16 Batallions of Minute Men. Henrico, Hanover, Louisa & New Kent[?] were to raise one Battalion, one third to enlist for three Years, one third for two years & the Remaining third for one year delegates from the Committees of the said Four Counties met at the Rocky Mills[?] in Hanover County and among other Officers appointed Wm DuVal to the Rank of a Captain in the said Battalion. In a few days William DuVal completed his Company Lieutenant Hodges and William Mosby were elected as Wm DuVals Subaltern Officers both are dead.


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