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Funeral Arrangements in Honor of George Washington

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Ft. Johnston (NC) Orderly Book, RG98 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Ft. Johnston (NC) Orderly Book, RG98 view image
Document Information
Date December 24, 1799
Author Name William North (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Unknown Recipient (primary)
Summary Orders of Alexander Hamilton regarding the funeral arrangements to be made at all military stations and offices of the Army in honor of the late General George Washington.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
Document Notes Hamilton as commanding General is the "Author" of this General Order. It is signed by William North the Adjutant General.
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; William North, Adjutant General; George Washington; officers; army; cavalry; infantry; Lewis Tousard; Charles Cotesworth Pinckney;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York;
Keywords funeral; music; detachment; commanders;
Key Phrases The President with deep regret announces to the Army the death of its beloved Chief, General George Washington, sharing in the grief which every heart must feel.
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