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HALSEY -- Revolutionary War Officers

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Description:
The result of an act of Congress, this collection of Revolutionary War officers constitutes one of the most complete databases of its kind. With over 14,000 listings, this collection includes not only those who served in the Continental Army, but also many who served in the various state militias during the war. The men are organized by rank, with the signers of the Declaration of Independence also included. Each name is shown with the state in which they were born and the state in which they died, with dates showing each event respectively.

Source Information:
Heitman, Francis B. Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army During the War of the Revolution. Rev. ed. Washington, D.C.: The Rare Book Shop Pub. Co., 1914.

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List of Officers of the Continental Army

Fifteenth Virginia -- page 269
Halsey, Elias Henry (Conn).
Captain Connecticut Militia, —; killed at Groton Heights, 6th September, 1781.

Fifteenth Virginia -- page 269
Halsey, Jeremiah (Conn).
Sergeant in the Lexington Alarm, April, 1775; 2d Lieutenant 6th Connecticut, 1st May, 1775; discharged on account of sickness, 13th November, 1775; Captain Connecticut Militia Regiment, 1776 and 1777.

Fifteenth Virginia -- page 269
Halsey, Luther (N. J.).
Sergeant 2d New Jersey, November, 1775; Regimental Adjutant 2d New Jersey, 28th November, 1776; Lieutenant, 9th November, 1777; retained in New Jersey Battalion, April, 1783; Brevet Captain, 30th September, 1783, and served to 3d November, 1783. (Died 27th February, 1830.)

Fifteenth Virginia -- page 269
Halstead, Benjamin (N. Y.).
Lieutenant New York Militia; taken prisoner at Fort Montgomery, 6th October, 1777.

Fifteenth Virginia -- page 269
Halstead, Caleb (N. J.).
Hospital Physician and Surgeon, 1779–1781. (Died 1827.)

Fifteenth Virginia -- page 269
Halsted, John (—).
Appointed Commissary for the Army before Quebec, 17th February, 1776, and served to —.

Fifteenth Virginia -- page 269
Halsted, Mathias (N. J.).
Regimental Quartermaster, 1st New Jersey, 20th December, 1775; resigned 25th August, 1776; served subsequently as Brigade Major and Aide-de-Camp to General Dickinson.

Fifteenth Virginia -- page 269
Halsted, Robert (N. J.).
Surgeon New Jersey Militia; taken prisoner at Fort Lee, New Jersey, 18th November, 1776. (Died 1825.)

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