George Washington Papers

General Orders, 10 June 1782

Head Quarters Newburgh Monday June 10. 1782

C. Signs

The General was as well satisfied with the appearance and Manoeuvring of the 2d Brigade of Massachusetts as he was Two days before at the review of the first Brigade—He does not think he ever saw men in any service make a more respectable and soldier-like figure than the Light Company of the eighth Regiment did under Arms.

At a General Court Martial held at Carlisle the 16th of May 1782—Colonel Richard Butler president—Thomas Glenn soldier in the first Pennsyvania Regiment charged with repeated Desertions "was tried and found guilty in breach of the first and third Art. 6th section of the rules and Articles of War" and sentened to suffer Death. (more than two thirds of the Court agreeing thereto)—The Commander in Chief approves the sentence of the Court.

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