George Washington Papers

General Orders, 13 May 1776

General Orders

Head Quarters, New York, May 13th 1776.

Parole Holland.Countersign, Martinico.

Major Genl Putnam, with the Brigadiers General, Spencer, and Lord Stirling, to examine, and make report of the proper places to be fixed upon for the particular alarm posts of each regiment.

Col. Webb’s, and Col. Nixon’s regiments to be muster’d, wednesday morning at eight o’Clock, upon their regimental parades, in the front of their encampment.1

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1The following Wednesday was 15 May.

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