The Muster Roll Project
The Valley Forge Muster Roll, a project of the Valley Forge Park Alliance, is dedicated to those who were at winter quarters from December 19, 1777 to June 19, 1778. The Continental Army used monthly muster rolls to track the army’s strength. Each roll contains names, ranks, dates of enlistment, and other notes on soldiers’ assignments, activities, or conditions.
New entries are welcomed based on providing the following kinds of primary documentation. You may also contact us to provide additional information about individuals that are currently listed on the Valley Forge Muster Roll.
- Payroll stub
- Application for a Pension
- Discharge papers
- Original Muster Roll records
For additional information in authenticating your ancestry, please visit www.fold3.com.
Valley Forge Park Alliance
Attention Muster Roll
PO Box 117
Valley Forge, PA 19481
Muster Roll Merchandise: To commemorate your distinguished ancestry, you can order an official Valley Forge Muster Roll Certificate as well as other Encampment-related products. To Purchase: Search the Muster Roll for your ancestor and click Personalized Products Available for Purchase.
Support the Muster Roll: This project, a fully volunteer operation, needs your support so that all of the soldiers that encamped at Valley Forge will be remembered well into our shared future. We welcome your support to maintain the Muster Roll as a free service so that everyone can discover or add to the legacy of the brave Americans at Valley Forge. Add your name to the Honorary Muster Roll when you make a tax-deductible contribution of $20 or more. Thank you for your generosity.
Yours in Service to our Shared Heritage,
Painting courtesy of Don Troiani, www.historicalimagebank.com