George Washington Papers

Orders, 18 April 1756


Parole: Limerick.

Winchester, Sunday, April 18th 1756.

A Court Martial to sit immediately for Trial of Sergeant Waters, and John Garland.1


1John Garland, a 32–year-old Virginian, was listed on Robert Spotswood’s size roll of 13 July 1756 as having been enlisted on 1 Feb. 1756 in North Carolina. Garland was later transferred to Woodward’s company. GW mentioned a Sergeant Waters earlier (see GW’s Orders for 8 Jan. 1756), and this may be Philemon Waters, a corporal.

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