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Re: 35 battalions of NH militia?

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  • alaidh
    ... 2 companies with muskets, one with rifles - seems to have averaged about 50 men plus officers per company. When we saw the remains of their banner at the
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 31, 2002
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      --- In WarOf1812@y..., "Larry Lozon" <lalozon@n...> wrote:
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Michael Mathews" <ciefranche21e@m...>
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      > 35 battalions of NH militia? Wow, that's a lot of farmers.
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      > ...........
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      > So how many pitchforks does that equate to? :-)

      2 companies with muskets, one with rifles - seems to have averaged
      about 50 men plus officers per company. When we saw the remains of
      their banner at the historical society, we decide that this was just
      too good to pass up.

      F
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