Thursday, December 13, 2012

Make It Brief: Rank Abbreviations

The Library of Virginia's website included the War of 1812 Pay Rolls and Muster Rolls - Abbreviations for Ranks in their War of 1812 database.  Examples include:

Aide de Camp A. D. Camp; A. D.; Aid.e; Aid
Adjutant Adj't.; Adj.; Ad.

Principal Forager Prin. Forager

Principal Forage Master P. F. Master
Principal Wagon Master P. W. Master
Riding Master R. Master; R. M.

Sword Master S. Master; S. M.

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