George Washington Papers

General Orders, 4 February 1776

General Orders

Head Quarters, Cambridge, Feby 4th 1776

Parole CumberlandCountersign York

The Colonel of each Regiment, to make a return on Tuesday,1 at Orderly time, of the number of Arms wanting to compleat the men, now in his Regiment, and to signify the Method, which appears to him most likely to procure them.

Genl Putnam: Genl Sullivan & Genl Green, with the Colonels of their Brigades, to attend at Head Quarters to morrow, in the forenoon, to receive commissions for their Officers.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1The following Tuesday was 6 February.

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