George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Brigadier General John Sullivan, 4 March 1776

From Brigadier General John Sullivan

4 March 1776. “As General officer of the Day Yesterday I visited all The Guards herein after mentioned. . . . I also ordered the field officers of the Day to go the Rounds by Night which they Did & found the Guards vigilent & Sentries alert.”

ADS, DNA: RG 93, Revolutionary War Rolls. Sullivan included in his report a return of the guards at Winter Hill, Plowed Hill, the White House, Prospect Hill, Cobble Hill, Lechmere’s Point bridge, and the north, middle, and south redoubts.

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