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Re: ...one woman to each 10 to 15 men...

John,

This has to do with the number of "washerwomen" to a company. In general terms, there were four women appointed
to serve as washerwomen to a company. They were usually married to a soldier in the company.

Best,

Dave Bennett

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[Weapons] Important information on early US artillery
Bronze cannon production 1808
10-inch brass howitzer, real or error?
2 3/4 inch iron howitzer, real or error?
Cannons from Hope, Hanover, and Eagle
Iron howitzers, 3-inch, at Fort Miro, 2nd Infantry
Here's what some of the records look like...
3 1/2-inch iron howitzers, never heard of 'em!
Re: 3 1/2-inch iron howitzers, never heard of 'em!
Specifications, 3 1/2-inch iron howitzers,
12 pounder Light Brass Cannons at West Point
Brass Cannon, LONG 12 pounder
Proving cannons, reboring 32 pdrs at Eagle
Ordance tooling items listed
Ordnance items at Fort Niagra Oct 1796
Re: Fort Niagra Oct 1796 continuation page
...one woman to each 10 to 15 men...
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