Winchester: Saturday, April 10th 1756.
The Sentence of the Court-Martial, whereof Captain Peachy was President, is approved: and Richard Denny1 is to receive his punishment at Retreat-Beating to night.
1. Richard Denny (born c.1730), a soldier in Capt. William Bronaugh’s company, enlisted in Feb. 1756 and was from Northumberland County. Denny was probably the sentinel mentioned in GW’s Orders, 9 April, who had let the deserter William Field escape.