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Dear Ms. Dixey,
Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!
We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the Compiled Service Records of Soldiers Who Served in the American Army During the Revolutionary War, 1894-1912 in the War Department Collection of Revolutionary War Records (Record Group 93). Some records are digitized in the Catalog but we were unable to locate a service record for your ancestor Andrew Viser. We also searched Ancestry for All Military Service Results for Andrew Viser; and All Pension Results for Andrew Viser but were unable to locate any records for him using the information provided.
Because you indicated that Andrew Viser sailed from France to assist the colonists during during the Revolutionary War, you may wish to contact the National Archives of France to ascertain if any information about him can be found in their holdings. You may also wish to review The Role of France in the American Revolutionary War and France in the American Revolutionary War.
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Hi Ms. Penn,
I am sorry in my original message I failed to be clear.
My Andrew Viser was a FRENCH National. He was born in France and came with a French Unit to support the Colonists in the American Revolution. I would not have anticipated he would have appeared in any 'American' records.
When the Revolution was over he chose to remain here instead of return to France with his unit. I suppose that would suggest he deserted. He first was in Charlottesville and later Buckingham County, VA. Since Buckingham is a burned county, there is a lack of records that record anything about his existence.
I was hoping there might be something in the Archives that might prove he existed.
I did contact the email you provided for a copy of any Congressional record. I am waiting to hear a reply.
Thank you kindly,