George Washington Papers

Orders, 11 July 1756


Parole: Cambridge.

Fort Cumberland [Md.] Sunday, July 11th 1756.

One Captain, two Subalterns, three Sergeants, and fifty rank and file to parade to-morrow morning at gun-firing—The Captain to wait on Colonel Washington for his orders. The Companies are to be completed to thirty-seven men each—The Officers commanding Companies, to give in a muster-roll of their men—specifying their names, age, size, country, trade, place of abode, when enlisted, and particular descriptions.1


1For reference to the size rolls of twelve companies of the Virginia Regiment, dated 13 July 1756 (DLC:GW), see GW to Thomas Waggener, 13 July 1756 (first letter), n.1.

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