George Washington Papers

General Orders, 28 March 1776

General Orders

Head Quarters, Cambridge, March 28th 1776

Parole Cumberland.Countersign Gloucester

Genl Sullivan, with the six Regiments mentioned in the General Orders, of the 23rd Instant, are to march to morrow morning at sun-rise—The Qr Mr Genl, or his Assistant, will provide Nine Teams for each Regiment, and the Adjutant General will deliver the route, and Orders to Genl Sullivan.1

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1Robert Hanson Harrison wrote to Col. Jedediah Huntington at Norwich, Conn., on 29 Mar. 1776: “I am commanded by his Excellency to Inform you, that Genl Sullivan marches this morning with another Brigade & hopes that you will have a proper number of Vessels ready for their embarkation immediately on their arrival—this Brigade consists of Six Regiments” (MHi: Huntington-Wolcott Papers).

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