Posted By:Wayne Witt Bates
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Subject:Re: Petition to Right a Wrong - Rev. War Soldier Left in Limbo
Post Date:June 07, 2011 at 11:44:54
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Forum:American Revolution Forum
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Re: Example -DAR Mishandling of a Membership Application
Posted by: Wayne W Bates (ID *****7673)       Date: June 07, 2011 at 07:28:41
In Reply to: Example -DAR Mishandling of a Membership Application by Wayne Witt Bates        of 3072

PROOF THAT DAR IGNORED

CAPTAIN WILLIAM DUVAL COMMANDED TROOPS FROM LOUISA CO., VA
(WHO PICKED-UP THE PAY DUE REV. WAR SOLDIER 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.