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George Washington to Major General Alexander McDougall, 16 March 1778

George Washington to
Major General Alexander McDougall

Valley Forge, March 16, 1778. Instructs McDougall to set up court of inquiry to investigate Major General Israel Putnam’s alleged responsibility for fall of Forts Montgomery and Clinton. Appoints McDougall to command of the Highlands.

Df, in writing of Tench Tilghman, with postscript in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

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