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John McGee Revolutionary War Pension Request - 1

John Alexander McGee
Warren, TN
October 6, 1818


To the Honorable House of Congress or Committee Military affairs 
with humble submission I would inform your Honorable 
Body that I served as a Soldier in the Revolutionary War -- 
and I yet have my Discharge which Reads as follows--
(The bearer hereof John McGee a Soldier in My Company 
of the 12th Virginia Regt. Whose Term of Enlistment is fully 
Expired having Served upwards of two years and Behaved him-
self during said time and is a good soldier is hereby discharged --
 given under my hand at Fort Randolph October the 10th 1778
	  			   Wm McKey Capt 12 Virginia Regt)
for which services I have not received any Land Grants 
nor Warrants nor gave no person any Power of Attorney to Re-
ceive in my behalf - I your petitioner was on Lewises 
Campaign against the Shanee Indians and at the battle 
at Gilford Court House with General Green against Lord 
Corn-Walis -- and has been Wounded in my arm with two Bullets 
through between My Elbow and My wrist and one ball through 
my Shoulder -- I your petitioner John McGee prays 
that your Honours would Grant Me some land or some Warrants 
for land in the Western Contery (as My Residence is there in 
West Tennessee and Warren County) - or do otherwise as 
your Honours shall think best and I your Petitioner will 
will Ever Pray   this from your humble Servant

					John McGee


Collection: Revolutionary War - R6717 - John McGee


Created: 7/18/00 9:52:29 PM