The Life of General Daniel Morgan: Of the Virginia Line of the Army of the United States, with Portions of His Correspondence; Comp. from Authentic Sources
Derby & Jackson, 1856 - 475 strani
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Stran 43 - And you are to observe and follow such orders and directions from time to time as you shall receive from this or a future Congress...
Stran 44 - Captain and you are to observe and follow such Orders and Directions from time to time, as you shall receive from us or any other your superior Officer, according to the Rules and Discipline of War ; in pursuance of the Trust hereby reposed in You.
Stran 167 - And I do strictly charge and require all officers and soldiers under his command to be obedient to his orders as Captain. And he is to observe and follow such orders and directions, from time to time, as...
Stran 98 - You are therefore carefully and diligently to discharge the Duty of Colonel by doing and performing all manner of Things thereunto belonging. And we do strictly charge and require all Officers and Soldiers under your Command, to be obedient to your Orders as Colonel.
Stran 43 - We, reposing special trust and confidence in your patriotism, valor, conduct, and fidelity, do, by these presents, constitute and appoint you to be general and commander-in-chief of the army of the United Colonies...
Stran 149 - I am now convinced beyond a doubt, that unless some great and capital change suddenly takes place in that line, this army must inevitably be reduced to one or other of these three things: starve, dissolve, or disperse in order to obtain subsistence in the best manner they can.
Stran 333 - Jennings, one of the Executors therein named who made oath according to Law. Certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereof in due form...
Stran 143 - In the evening of the same day the whole army marched from Kingston, where our baggage was left, with intention to preserve a proper distance for supporting the advanced corps, and arrived at Cranberry early the next morning.
Stran 333 - State, containing but a single Court, called the " Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery for the county of Henrico and city of Richmond.