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 5, 1775.

    Parole Quebec. Countersign Roxborough.

    Lieut. Zachariah Walker tried at a General Court martial whereof Col Varnum was presdt. for "Cowardice in the action upon Bunkers-hill the 17th of June last" -- The Court on Consideration of the Evidence, are unanimously of opinion, that the prisoner is not guilty of the charge against him -- The General commands the prisoner to be instantly released.


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