PHILADELPHIA, In CONGRESS, June 26,1776.
Resolved, that a bounty of TEN DOLLARS be given to every non-commissioned officer and soldier who will enlist to serve for the term of three years. Extract from the minutes. CHARLES THOMPSON, secretary.
Virginia Gazette (Purdie) July 12, 1776
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In October 1776 Virginia passed "an act for raising six additional battalions of infantry on the continental establishment" resolving "to give to every non-commisioned officer and private soldier a present bounty of twenty dollars".
Sources: Virginia Statutes