George Washington Papers

General Orders, 30 March 1776

General Orders

Head Quarters, Cambridge, March 30th 1776.

Parole Dedham.Countersign Putnam.

A Detachment from the Regiment of Artillery, to be ready to march on Monday Morning, with the Brigade under Brigdr Genl Green.

The Colonels commanding the Regiments of this Brigade, may each of them receive a Warrant for five hundred pounds, lawful money, upon application at Head Quarters.

A General Court Martial to sit Monday Morning1 in Boston, in the Court House, to try such prisoners as shall be brought before them—All Evidences, and Persons concern’d, to attend the Court.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1Artemas Ward’s orderly book reads “to set tomorrow” (MHi). The following Monday was 1 April.

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