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United States. Army



  • Existence: 1784

Administrative History

The United States Army, previously known as the American Continental Army, was established by the Congress of the Confederation in 1784.

Brown, Jerry, 1936- Narushenie poverkhnosti i ee zashchita pri osvoenii Severa, 1981: p. 3 (Laboratorii͡a Armii SShA po izuchenii͡u kholodnykh regionov KRREL)

Genizi, H. Yoʻets u-meḳim, 1987: t.p. (Tsava ha-Ameriḳani)

Probable trend and magnitude of Soviet expenditures for national security purposes, 1969: t.p. (U.S. Army)

U.S. gov't org. man., 1978/79, p. 199 (The American Continental Army, now called the United States Army, was established by the Continental Congress, June 14, 1775)

Found in 141 Collections and/or Records:

William Jenkins Worth letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233291670]
Identifier: Vault MSS 633
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter. This item was written at the headquarters of the Irish brigade at Corpus Christi, Texas on February 24, 1846 and is addressed to Zachary Taylor. Worth defends his actions in the field and explains that he cannot render himself subject to the appropriate authority.

Dates: 1846 February 24