George Washington Papers

General Orders, 30 April 1781

Monday April 30th 1781


John Powel a Soldier in the New Hampshire line tried the 27th instant by the Brigade General Court Martial whereof Major Scott was president charged with "repeated Desertion" was found Guilty and sentenced to suffer Death more than two thirds of the Court agreeing.

The Commander in Chief approves the Sentence.

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