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11Evening Orders, 3 May 1756 (Washington Papers)
Evening Orders. The General Court Martial, whereof Captain Stewart was President, is dissolved. Colonel Washington approves of the Sentence of the Court— was unanimous in opinion, that Sergeant Nathan Lewis, for his misbehaviour, in running away with his Party, should suffer Death. The three eldest Captains, eight Subalterns, ten Sergeants, one Drummer, and an hundred Rank & File, to hold...
You are Hereby ordered to repair to Maidstone, the place where your Troop is Quartered; and remain there until further orders. You are to hold a Court Martial for punishing the ring-leading mutineers of your Troop. You will receive two hundred & sixty-four pounds, eighteen shillings and a penny, for payment of your own Troop, and the other Detachments at that place. And you are to see that the...
I received your two Letters of the 23d and 26th ultimo. I have sent down an indian scalp which was taken off at the place where Captain Mercer had his Engagement. He was found thrust under some rocks, and stones piled up against them. They have reason to believe there were more killed, from the quantity of blood found on the ground, where the Indians fired from; and from other discoveries of...
May 4th The Partys Marchd Captn Hamilton was ordd to consult Pearsal & the Kirkendal for the proper place to fix his Company at below the Trough and Captn Minor to advise wt. Colo. Vanmeter & Captn Wagr for Fixg above see their Instns in my orderly book dated May the 4th. Captn Dalton with his Volunteers and the rest of the Militia march’d with the Scoutg Partys of the Regt he had orders to...
15Orders, 4 May 1756 (Washington Papers)
As Colonel Washington has received certain advice of the Militia of some of the adjacent counties, being on their march near this place—It has prevented his going out with the party ordered yesterday—and those orders are countermanded. The eldest Captain, six Subalterns, six Sergeants, one Drummer, and one hundred rank and file, are to march immediately upon the scout. The Captain to wait upon...
You are with your party under command, to proceed up the new-road to Fort Cumberland, as far as Back-Creek: when you come there, you must take down these waters, and scour the woods down the Creek, until you come to potomac River; detaching small reconnoitring parties into the Mountains. You are to use all possible precaution in your Search; and above all things, to guard against a Surprize....
You are hereby ordered to join with the Volunteers and Militia under your command; the Detachment sent with Captain Woodward, to scour Back-Creek, &c. He is directed to proceed down the said creek, until he comes to Potomack River; and then to march to Conogochieg to get provisions. When you arrive there, you must consult with the Inhabitants the best place to post the Militia at, under...
You are hereby ordered to repair with the Detachment under your command, to Job Pearsals and John Kirkindalls; with whom you are to consult and advise upon the proper place to make your Head-Quarters. You are to take care to provide your Company with necessary provisions, agreeable to the Act of Assembly. And you are to be careful in sending out frequent scouting parties: and to use your...
You are hereby ordered to proceed with the Detachment under your command, as far as Colonel Henry Vanmeeters, on the South Branch; and when there to consult with him and Captain Waggener, on the properest place to fix your Head Quarters, for the protection of the Inhabitants of those waters. And you are to be careful in seeing that your company is provided with provisions, as the act of...
20After Orders, 4 May 1756 (Washington Papers)
After Orders. The first Subaltern for Duty, to get ready immediately to go to Cunningham-Fort, and wait upon Colonel Washington for orders. LB , DLC:GW . Cunningham’s fort was located twelve miles north of Winchester and about five miles from Mills Gap in the North Mountain. It was Ens. Nathaniel Milner whom GW ordered there, this date.