World of the Common Soldier

(Articles, Published and Unpublished)

John U. Rees
136 North Sugan Road,
New Hope, Pa. 18938
Phone: (215) 862-2348
Email: ju_rees@msn.com
Women Following the Army
(List 3 of 17)
http://www.scribd.com/doc/125414053/J-U-Rees-Article-List-Women-Following-the-Army1775-1783

"`The multitude of women': An Examination of the Numbers of Female Camp Followers
with the Continental Army":
1777 and 1780: A Common Thread?
1776 to 1782: “Necessary to keep the Soldier's clean"
1781: "Their Wives all of whom ... Remained" - Women on Campaign With the Army
1781: "The women with the army who draw provisions"
1782: "Rations ... Without Whiskey" - Colonel Henry Jackson's Regimental
Provision Returns
1783: "The proportion of Women which ought to be allowed ..."

The Brigade Dispatch (Journal of the Brigade of the American Revolution)
Three parts: vol. XXIII, no. 4 (Autumn 1992), 5-17; vol. XXIV, no. 1 (Winter 1993),
6-16; vol. XXIV, no. 2 (Spring 1993), 2-6 (Reprinted in Minerva: Quarterly Report
on Women and the Military, vol. XIV, no. 2 (Summer 1996)).
http://revwar75.com/library/rees/wnumb1.htm
"`The number of rations issued to the women in camp.': New Material Concerning
Female Followers With Continental Regiments":
Female Followers with the Troops at Wyoming: Prelude to Sullivan's Campaign, 1779
"Provisions and Stores Issued to the Grand Army": Female Followers at
Middlebrook, 1779
“The women belonging to their respective corps": Further Analysis and Comparison of the
Returns of Women

The Brigade Dispatch, vol. XXVIII, no. 1 (Spring 1998), 2-10; vol. XXVIII, no. 2
(Summer 1998), 2-12, 13. http://revwar75.com/library/rees/wnumb2.htm
"'`Some in rags and some in jags,’ but none ‘in velvet gowns.’ Insights on Clothing Worn
by Female Followers of the Armies During the American War for Independence,"
ALHFAM Bulletin (Association of Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums),
vol. XXVIII, no. 4 (Winter 1999), 18-21.
http://www.scribd.com/doc/122521121/Some-in-rags-and-some-in-jags%E2%80%99-but-none-%E2%80%98in-velvet-gowns-%E2%80%99-Insightson-Clothing-Worn-by-Female-Followers-of-the-Armies-During-the-AmericanWar-for
Also:
http://revwar75.com/library/rees/wcloth.htm
"’The proportion of Women which ought to be allowed...’: An Overview of Continental
Army Female Camp Followers”
1. “A clog upon every movement. “: Numbers
2. "Rations... Without Whiskey": Women’s Food Allowance
3. "Some men washed their own clothing.": Women's Duties and Shelter
4. Orders Concerning Women in the Summer of 1777 (Delaware Regiment of Maj.
Gen. John Sullivan’s Division
5. "Coming into the line of fire.": Women on the March or on Campaign
Appendices
A. An Estimate of Females with Continental Army Units
on the March to Yorktown, 1781
B. Mess Roll of Capt. John Ross’s Company, 3d New Jersey Regiment

C. Tent Assignments in Lt. Col. John Wrottesley’s (3d) Company, 1st Battalion,
Brigade of (British) Guards (Including “British Army orders regarding female
followers, summer 1777”)
D. Period Images of Army Followers or Poor to Middling Female Civilians
E. Photographs of Army Women at Living History Events
F. Online Articles Pertaining to Female Camp Followers and Related Subjects
During the War for American Independence
G. Other Authors’ Monographs (Women Following the Army)

The Continental Soldier, vol. VIII, no. 3 (Spring 1995), 51-58. ALHFAM Bulletin
(Association of Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums), vol. XXVIII, no. 4 (Winter 1999), 1821.
https://www.scribd.com/doc/255868431/The-proportion-of-Women-which-ought-tobe-allowed-An-Overview-of-Continental-Army-Female-Camp-Followers
“’Remember[ing] the Ladies’: Margaret Johnson and Elizabeth Evans, Women of the New
Jersey Brigade” http://www.scribd.com/doc/235418684/Remember-ing-the-Ladies-MargaretJohnson-and-Elizabeth-Evans-Women-of-the-New-Jersey-Brigade

“Reading List: Women and the Military During the War for Independence," The
Continental Soldier, vol. IX, no. 1 (Winter/Spring 1997), 52.
http://revwar75.com/library/rees/wread.htm
Other Authors’ Monographs
(Women Following the Army)

Charlotte Brown, “The Journal of Charlotte Brown, Matron of the General
Hospital, with the English Forces in America, 1754-1756,” in Isabel M. Calder,
Colonial Captivities, Marches and Journeys (Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press,
Inc., 1935; reprinted 1967), 169-198 (French and Indian War).
https://www.scribd.com/doc/274738578/Charlotte-Brown-The-Journal-of-Charlotte-Brown-Matronof-the-General-Hospital-with-the-English-Forces-in-America-1754-1756

Holly Mayer, “From Forts to Families: Following the Army into Western Pennsylvania,
1758-1766.” The Pennsylvania Magazine of History andBiography 130 (January 2006): 5-43.
https://www.scribd.com/doc/273462949/Holly-Mayer-From-Forts-to-Families-Followingthe-Army-into-Western-Pennsylvania-1758-1766
Elizabeth Cometti, “Women in the American Revolution,” The New England Quarterly, vol.
XX, no. 3 (September 1947), 335-337.
http://www.scribd.com/doc/213814242/Elizabeth-Cometti-%E2%80%9CWomen-in-theAmerican-Revolution-%E2%80%9D-The-New-England-Quarterly-vol-XX-no-3September-1947-335-337
(Part 1) Bruce E. Burgoyne, “Women with the Hessian Auxiliaries during the American
Revolutionary War,” The Brigade Dispatch, vol. XXVI, no. 1 (Spring 1996), 2-8.
http://www.scribd.com/doc/214066869/Bruce-E-Burgoyne-%E2%80%9CWomen-with-theHessian-Auxiliaries-during-the-American-Revolutionary-War-%E2%80%9D-TheBrigade-Dispatch-vol-XXVI-no-1-Spring-1996-2

(Part 2) Bruce E. Burgoyne, “Women with the Hessian Auxiliaries during the American
Revolutionary War,” The Brigade Dispatch, vol. XXVI, no. 1 (Spring 1996), 19-23.
http://www.scribd.com/doc/214077163/Part-2-Bruce-E-Burgoyne-%E2%80%9CWomenwith-the-Hessian-Auxiliaries-during-the-American-Revolutionary-War-%E2%80%9DThe-Brigade-Dispatch-vol-XXVI-no-1-Spring
Bruce E. Burgoyne, “Women with Hessian Military Units” (being a compendium of women
identified as having followed German corps during the American War, 1775-1783), The
Brigade Dispatch, vol. XXVI, no. 3 (Autumn 1996), 2-10.
http://www.scribd.com/doc/214347053/Part-1-Bruce-E-Burgoyne-%E2%80%9CWomenwith-Hessian-Military-Units%E2%80%9D-being-a-compendium-of-women-identified-ashaving-followed-German-corps-during-the-Amer
Paul E. Kopperman, "The British High Command and Soldiers' Wives In America, 17551783," Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research, no. 60 (1982), 14-34. Married
women, 14; women's duties, 15-16, 21; number of women in the Continental Army, 16; the
thoughts of the high command concerning women, 16; the number of women in the army
and individual regiments, 19-20, 26-28; women's rations, 22-23; women as patients in
hospital, 31, 33.
http://www.scribd.com/doc/214779011/Paul-E-Kopperman-The-British-High-Commandand-Soldiers-Wives-In-America-1755-1783-Journal-of-the-Society-for-Army-HistoricalResearch-no-60
Don N, Hagist, “Women on Burgoyne’s Campaign,” The Brigade Dispatch, vol. XXX, no. 4
(Winter 2000), 18-20
http://www.scribd.com/doc/213934713/Don-N-Hagist-%E2%80%9CWomen-onBurgoyne%E2%80%99s-Campaign-%E2%80%9D-The-Brigade-Dispatch-vol-XXX-no-4Winter-2000-18-20
Mrs. Middleton and Mary Driskill, the Experiences of Two Women with British Regiments
Don N. Hagist, “Mrs. Middleton Takes Prisoners,” The Brigade Dispatch, vol. XXIX, no. 3
(Autumn 1999), 17 (a British Army woman’s experiences, from a primary source).
Don N. Hagist, “Mary Driskill, 10th Regiment of Foot,” The Brigade Dispatch, vol. XXX, no. 2
(Summer 2000), 15 (a British Army woman’s experiences, from a primary source).
http://www.scribd.com/doc/214783573/Mrs-Middleton-and-Mary-Driskill-the-Experiencesof-Two-Women-with-British-Regiments-Don-N-Hagist-%E2%80%9CMrs-MiddletonTakes-Prisoners-%E2%80%9D-The-Brigade
Apparel and Goods Issued to Female Followers of American Troops
Don N. Hagist, “She was very fond of soldiers,” The Brigade Dispatch, vol. XXIX, no. 2
(Summer 2000), 15-16.
Don N. Hagist, “The Women of Fort Jefferson” (goods issued to individuals at a Kentucky
fort, 1780-1781), The Brigade Dispatch, vol. XXX, no. 1 (Spring 2000), 21-23.
http://www.scribd.com/doc/214790248/Apparel-Worn-by-and-Goods-Issued-to-FemaleFollowers-of-American-Troops-Don-N-Hagist-She-was-very-fond-of-soldiers-The-BrigadeDispatch-vol-XXI
French Troops and Female Followers
René Chartrand, “Notes Concerning Women in the 18th Century French Army,” The
Brigade Dispatch, vol. XXV, no. 3 (Summer 1995), 2 (explanation of the relative paucity of
women with French forces in America).

Donald J. Brandt, “Rochambeau's Army, and Women in America,” The Brigade Dispatch,
vol. XXV, no. 3 (Summer 1995), 3 (insights on women with and around a French regiment).
http://www.scribd.com/doc/214927135/French-Troops-and-Female-Followers-ReneChartrand-%E2%80%9CNotes-Concerning-Women-in-the-18th-Century-French-Army%E2%80%9D-The-Brigade-Dispatch-vol-XXV-no
Refugees and Women following Loyalist Regiments (Part 1)
Todd W. Braisted, "Refugees & Others: Loyalist Families in the American War for
Independence," The Brigade Dispatch (Journal of the Brigade of the American Revolution),
two parts: vol. XXVI, no. 4 (Winter 1996), 2-7; vol. XXVII, no. 2 (Summer 1997), 2-6.
http://www.scribd.com/doc/214984897/Refugees-and-Women-following-LoyalistRegiments-Part-1-Todd-W-Braisted-Refugees-Others-Loyalist-Families-in-the-AmericanWar-for-Independence
Refugees and Women following Loyalist Regiments (Part 2)
Todd W. Braisted, "Refugees & Others: Loyalist Families in the American War for
Independence," The Brigade Dispatch (Journal of the Brigade of the American Revolution),
two parts: vol. XXVI, no. 4 (Winter 1996), 2-7; vol. XXVII, no. 2 (Summer 1997), 2-6.
http://www.scribd.com/doc/214995035/Refugees-and-Women-following-LoyalistRegiments-Part-2-Todd-W-Braisted-Refugees-Others-Loyalist-Families-in-the-AmericanWar-for-Independence
http://www.scribd.com/doc/125414053/J-U-Rees-Article-List-Women-Following-the-Army1775-1783

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