Walter Cliffe military order
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Walter Cliffe military order

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Cliffe, Walter, active 1782.
Title: Walter Cliffe military order
Dates: 1782
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0156

Biographical/Historical Note

Walter Cliffe was the Major of Brigade for the colonial Loyalist volunteer corps, the Volunteers of Augusta, in Georgia, during the Revolutionary War.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a copy of orders to be observed by the non-commissioned officers of the provost guard, Savannah. March 21, 1782. With regulation as to prisoners and their mail, signed by Walter Cliffe, Major of Brigade.

Index Terms

American loyalists--Georgia.
Cliffe, Walter, active 1782.
Orders (military records)
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Prisoners and prisons.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Walter Cliffe military order, MS 156, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Publication Note

Published in Selected Eighteenth Century Manuscripts, Georgia Historical Society, v.20.


Encoding funded by a 2013 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.