Dates: 1783-1833

Collection Number:  MS 47

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 1 folder.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: War Service of Benjamin Marshall in the American Revolution, MS 47, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Gift, Mrs. W.G. Marshall, 14 November 1978.

Biographical/Historical Information: Benjamin Marshall (1760-1840) served under the command of Captain Thomas Martin and Lieutenant Brackenridge in Albemarle County, Virginia in the Spring of 1781. He served eighteen months under Martin. A size roll compiled at Chesterfield Courthouse lists Benjamin Marshal, age 20, height 5'8", brown hair, grey eyes, dark complexion, farmer, born in Calvert County Maryland, residing in Albemarle County where he enlisted as a substitute in 1781.

Scope and Content: Photocopies from the National Archives of records, 1783-1833, relating to the service of Benjamin Marshall (1760-1840) of Albemarle County, Virginia and Stokes County, North Carolina during the American Revolution.

Persons: Marshall, Benjamin


  • Revolutionary War (1775-1783)
  • Soldiers

Record Types: Reports.