Washington, George, 1732-1799. The writings of George Washington from the original manuscript sources: Volume 4
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GENERAL ORDERS Head Quarters, Cambridge, October 1, 1775.

    Parole Hampton. Countersign Ireland.

    The Colonels and commanding Officers of Corps, are upon application from the Qr. M. General, immediately to employ under his direction, all the Carpenters in their several regiments to erect barracks for the Regiments and Corps they respectively belong to.

    Lieut. Cummings 1 of Capt. Dow's 2 Company in Col Prescot's 3 regiment, tried at a General Court martial, whereof Colo. Hitchock was presdt. for "misbehaviour in the action upon Bunkers-hill". The Court are unanimously of opinion, the prisoner is not guilty of the Charge; and the Complaint appears to the court, to be groundless and malicious. The General approves the proceedings of the court, and orders Lieut. Cummings to be immediately released from his arrest.

[Note:Lieut. Thomas Cummings. ]
[Note:Capt, Reuben Dow. ]
[Note:Col. William Prescott. ]