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Reviews/Essays | Walker & James, Publishers | 1853
Transcription 56 SOUTH-CAROLINA IN THE REVOLUTION.

State of the Army, March 26th, 1778.
Philadelphia. New- York. Rhode Island.
British,- 13078 British,- 3486 British,- 1610
Getman, - 5202 German, - 3689 German, - 2116
Provincial, 1250 Provincial, 3281 Provincial, 44
19530 10456 3770

Total of the army, 33756.

August 15th, 1718.
New-York, 15886 Long Island, -- 81117
Stat-n Island, 3244 Rhode Island, -- 5789
Paulus Hook, 456 With Lord Howe's fleet, 572
19586 14478
Total, 34064.

November 1st, 1778.
New-York,- 9568 Paulus Hook, -- 419
Long 1.1amd, 5630 Providence Island, -225
Staten Island, 972 Rhode Island, -- 5740
16170 6384
Total, 22554.

The diminution since the preceding return was occasioned by detachments sent w the West Indies, Florida, and Halifax.

February 15th, 1779.
New-York, -- 9100 Nova Scotia, - 3011
Long Island, 5714 Georgia, - 4330
Staten island, 1619 Bermuda, -- 240
Paulus Hook, 387 Providence Island, 240
Rhode Island, 5642

22462 7821

Total, 30283.
May 1st, 1779.
New-York,- 9123
Long Island, 6056 Halifax, --- 3677
Staten Island, 1344 Georgia, -- 4794
Palnlus Hook, 383 West Florida, - 1703
Hoboken,- 264 Lerrauda and Providence
Rhode Island, 5614 Island, - 470
22814 10644
Total, 33458.