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Opinion of Officers

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionHoward-Tilton Memorial Library: George & Katherine Davis Coll. view image
Document Information
Date October 15, 1798
Author Name George Washington (primary) Location: Mount Vernon
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Outlines possible officers to file the command and positions on the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers. Makes note of desirable characteristics of commanding officers.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Washington to McHenry, 10/21/1798.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; George Washington; Rivardi; Edward Rutledge; artillerists; engineers; corps; officers; Pinckney; ;
Related Places Mount Vernon; Federal City; South Carolina; frontier; ;
Keywords artillerists; engineers; service; gentlemanly in appearance; character; command; man of experience; man of abilities; officers; regiments; troops; sketch; division; infantry; census; execution; Revolutionary Army; selection of fit characteristics; forfeited their pretensions; ;
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