George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Brigadier General John Sullivan, 29 November 1775

From Brigadier General John Sullivan

Winter Hill, 29 November 1775. Recommends discharge for Ens. Zebulon Drew, who “has been for a Long Time Troubled with a painful Disorder which not only prevents him from Doing Duty at present but renders it impossible for him to do any further Service during the Campaign & very Improbable whether he will Ever be able to Serve in the field in future.”1


1Zebulon Drew, an ensign in Capt. Winborn Adams’s company in Col. Enoch Poor’s New Hampshire regiment, was discharged on 30 November.

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