This goes through the civil war but does not include union soldiers in the civil war.
(info last updated 5/25/10)
Criut, John b. 174? b. Va. Vol. 37 p. 166 continental army serg. major - from AGBI. Another place he was spelled Cruit.
Cruit, Robert b. 174? b. Va. continental army.
Lt. Cruit killed at Waxhaw 29 May, 1780. Fifteenth Va.
All or first two of above from Historical Register of Virginians in the Revolutionary War.
Cruite, John, Lt. 4th. Schedule of the names and ranks of most of the officers of the war of independence: Virginia.
Cruit, John b. 174? 4th Va. Regiment, continental line.
Cruit, Robert, b. 174? Halifax pension.
<>1824. From the book An Account of General La Fayette's Visit to Virginia: Major John L. Cruit was listed in a group of Rev. War officers who would be present. John L. Cruit's name is engraved along with other Viriginia officers of the Revolution on an obelisk on the west side of the La Fayette gate, the principal entrance to the Capitol Square in Richmond.
1834. A Revolutionary War vet applied for a pension and in his
application stated: John L. Cruit
and James Morton of P. Edward [Virginia] could probably give me some information on this subject, but as
both of them are very old men, it is likely nothing satisfactory could be had.
Virginia Pension Roll of 1835: Report from the Secretary of
In relation to the Pension Establishment Of the United States 1835.
PRIVATE - SERGEANT
$71.66 ANNUAL ALLOWANCE
$ AMOUNT RECEIVED
AUGUST 3, 1833 PENSION STARTED
Cruite, John Lt., Va. mil. Bounty warrant application in state library.
Cruett, sgt. Revolutionary war court martial. For
concealing stolen rum, reduced to private, continental army.
Probably 9th Mass. Regiment since his coharts were in that regiment.
Revolutionary War service records 1775-83. Serj Maj John Cruite, revolutionary war record group 93 M246 in National Archives. Roll box 110, Roll description: VA
Cruit, Richard, private, 5 regiment Va. militia, from 1813-14.
Crewet, Henry. Private in Key's Regiment, Ohio Militia.
Captain Benjamen S. Rives headed Rives' supporting force. Surrendered by Lt. Gen R. Taylor, C.S.A. to Maj. Gen E.R.S. Canby U.S.A. & paroled at Selma, Ala., June 7, 1865.
Rives's Supporting Force had about 100 men and 4 officers. Capt. Rives, 3 lieutenants, Gilbert M. Cruit listed as 3rd lt.
Crewitt, Robert F. private, Dec. 31, 1862 - Apr. 30, 1863.
(Maybe that is the time period the microfilm covered?) Enlisted
1863, Baldwin Co. by Capt. West for 3 years. Remarks: pay horse
cents per day - $24.40.
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