Revolutionary War Pay Voucher for Major Alden

Remarkable Revolutionary War Pay Voucher of Major Roger Alden, Survivor of 1777 winter at Valley Forge

Partially printed Revolutionary War Continental Army pay voucher | Not endorsed or cancelled | Voucher for Major Roger Alden. On January 1, 1777, Alden was commissioned as Lieutenant and Adjutant in Colonel Philip B. Bradley’s Fifth Connecticut Line. He fought at Germantown in October of that year, and spent the winter at Valley Forge.  See Below. Signed by Peter Colt as Treasurer of Connecticut.

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  • Partially printed Revolutionary War Continental Army pay voucher for Major Roger Alden. On January 1, 1777, Alden was commissioned as Lieutenant and Adjutant in Colonel Philip B. Bradley’s Fifth Connecticut Line. He fought at Germantown in October of that year, and spent the winter at Valley Forge. He was promoted to Captain-Lieutenant in Colonel Zebulon Butler’s Second Connecticut Regiment on June 1, 1778, and to Captain on September 1, 1779. After that he served most of the time as Aide-de Camp, with the brevet rank of Major, to Brigadier General Jedediah Huntington, being formally appointed to the position on April 1, 1780. Signed by Peter Colt as Treasurer of Connecticut. Not or endorsed or cancelled.

  • Weight

    1lb.

    Height

    3"

    Width

    6"

    Depth

    1"

    Weight

    1lb.

    Height

    3"

    Width

    6"

    Depth

    1"

    Artist / Maker

    Peter Colt

    Date

    18th Century

    Kind

    Books, Maps, Documents and Manuscripts, Collectibles, Documents & Manuscripts, Ephemera, Memorabilia, Militaria

    Medium

    Engraving

    Origin

    American

    Other

    Signed

    Subject

    American Revolutionary War, Americana, Autographs, Battle Scene, Colonial America, Historical, Military, War