George Washington Papers

General Orders, 13 June 1776

General Orders

Head Quarters, New York, June 13th 1776.

Parole Epsom.Countersign Falmouth.

The party at Kingsbridge to be reinforced with one Serjeant, one Corporal and twenty men; and a guard from the above party is to be mounted over the Cannon beyond Kingsbridge, who are to be exceedingly carefull that no damage is done them.1

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1For the posting of a guard detachment at King’s Bridge to keep soldiers from leaving Manhattan Island, see General Orders, 6 June 1776.

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