George Washington Papers

Memorandum respecting the Militia, 3 May 1756

Memorandum respecting the Militia

[Winchester, 3 May 1756]

May 3d 100 of the aforesd Militia under the Captns Minor and Hamilton were ordd to March for the Branch the rest to join a Scoutg Party of the Regt that was orderd to search Back Ck &ca.1

1See Evening Orders, 3 May 1756. Back Creek, a few miles to the west of Winchester, flowed in a northerly direction into the Potomac River.

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