George Washington Papers

Orders, 8 April 1756


Parole: Albemarle.

Winchester: Thursday, April 8th 1756.

The Officers now in Town, to give in a Return immediately of the Recruits they brought to Rendezvous,1 since they were last sent out: and are to have them drawn up, in order to be passed by Colonel Washington. Captain Peachy to see this done, and wait upon the Colonel, to let him know when they are ready.2

Sergeant Hughes is to march to Conongochieg immediately, with fifteen men from this Town.


1The returns have not been found.

2William Peachey, captain of the 14th company of the Virginia Regiment, was at this time the senior company captain at Winchester.

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