George Washington Papers

General Orders, 29 May 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters Middle-Brook Saturday May 29th 1779

Parole Gascony—C. Signs Grondo Goà.

A General Court-Martial of the line is to be held on tuesday next the 1st of June at the usual place for the trial of Major General Arnold as directed by a resolution of the Honorable the Congress passed the 3rd of April 1779.1

Major General Howe President.

Brigadier Generals Smallwood, Knox, Woodford & Irvine—Colonels, Wood, Harrison, Hall, Gunby, Moylan & Butler—Lieutenant Colonels, Popkins Simms & Harmar, Members.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1See JCC description begins Worthington Chauncey Ford et al., eds. Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789. 34 vols. Washington, D.C., 1904–37. description ends , 13:414. The trial of Maj. Gen. Benedict Arnold would not take place for several months; see Arnold to GW, c.18 April, n.2.

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