Advertised in the Virginia Gazette as a deserter from Lt. John DUDLEY’s Company. MILES had been drafted from Charles City and was known to be lurking thereabouts. There is a Private William MILES who served at Valley Forge in the 2nd VAST, DUDLEY’s Company. He is shown as “Fit for Duty” in May and June 1778. It is unclear if this is the same man.’, ‘Virginia Gazette [Purdie]