Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Post War Land - Who Got What

Land issued by rank:

At the close of the war with Great Britain a bill was reported to the House fixing the military peace establishment of the United States and for disbanding a portion of that gallant army which has so successfully carried the country through that war.

....the following donations in land viz to a major general 2,560 acres to a brigadier general 1,920 acres to each colonel and lieutenant colonel 1,280 acres to each major 960 acres to each captain 640 acres to each subaltern 480... .

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