Cambridge, 21st August, 1775. Wanted for the Continental Army.

One million of bricks. Three thousand cords of fire wood. ... Those persons who are willing to supply the army with the articles above-mentioned, may apply to the quarter-master-general, in Cambridge.
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Title Cambridge 21st August Wanted for the Continental Army Summary Public 21st August of supplies, including bricks, firewood, lumber, charcoal, hay, straw. Cambridge, 21st August, Wanted for the Continental army. One million of bricks. Three thousand cords of fire wood.

Two hundred thousand and bushels of charcoal. One hundred and fifty tons of English hay. Twelve hundred bushels of Indian coAuthor: Continental army. There was little or no mention of American independence when General George Washington arrived in Cambridge, Massachusetts as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army on July 2,and reviewed his troops the following day.

On the contrary, Washington had assured the Author: Guy Raffa. Greeted by “a most amazing shout of cannon thunders which at this time seemed strange and shocking to our young soldiers” [5], Daniel McCurtin and the Maryland rifle companies had arrived at the Continental army camp in Cambridge in August of As new arrivals to the siege, the soldiers had not yet become inured to the continuous roar.

When George Washington arrived at Cambridge, Massachusetts, on 3 July to take command of the Continental Army, the hospitalized sick and wounded, most of whom were from Massachusetts, were being cared for by Massachusetts regimental surgeons in Massachusetts facilities. Washington filled this most important logistical position in August with appointment of Major Thomas Mifflin, a year-old Philadelphia merchant then serving as one of his aides.

Mifflin’s tenure represents the first of three QMG phases in the history of the Continental Army. The Mifflin Era: August – October   Aug Army announces its service component command for U.S. Space Command Aug Secretary of the Army appoints six new civilian aides Aug Fort Hood independent.

Orderly book, Cambridge, 23 June-8 August Unit name/number: John Glover's Regiment, Continental Army Recordkeeper: [William R. Lee?] General and one division order (General Israel Putnam) kept for Captain William R. Lee of Glover's regiment in Cambridge during the Siege of Boston 23 June-8 August 7 Jul 30 Dec Cambridge †Original: Mass State Archives, Series PO36X, Revolutionary War orderly books, Cambridge COL Paterson's Massachusetts Regiment: 8 Jul 9 Oct Charlestown †Original: LOC # Online Catalog under: William Walker.

Call Number: MMC HH GEN Washington's Headquarters: 9 Jul. The Continental Army was formed by the Second Continental Congress after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the former British colonies that later became the United States of ished by a resolution of the Congress on Jit was created to coordinate the military efforts of the Thirteen Colonies in their ultimately successful revolt against British rule.

At Cambridge, Massachusetts, George Washington takes command of the Continental Army troops in the Boston area. July 4. The Continental Congress approves a resolution denouncing the trade restraining acts as "unconstitutional, oppressive and cruel.". Artemas Ward’s orderly book reads “Mr Fayerweather’s House” (MHi: Ward Papers).Thomas Fayerweather’s house stood a short distance west of Cambridge near Andrew Oliver’s mansion, Elmwood, which also served the Continental army as a hospital (General Orders, 26 July ).

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio December, Item Preview remove-circle Historical register of officers of the Continental army during the war of the Revolution, April,to December,   On Jthe Continental Congress officially established the Continental Army.

George Washington accepting command of the Continental Army, lithograph by Currier & Ives, circa On JCongress appointed George Washington, who was a veteran of the French and Indian War, as the Commander-in-Chief of the new army.

For other similarly-named events, see Battle of Quebec. The Invasion of Quebec in was the first major military initiative by the newly formed Continental Army during the American Revolutionary objective of the campaign was to gain military control of the British Province of Quebec (part of modern-day Canada), and convince French-speaking Canadians to join the revolution on the.

Cambridge, Massachusetts was incorporated in along the Charles River on the outskirts of Boston. In addition to being home to some of the world’s finest educational institutions, Cambridge served as the headquarters of General George Washington from July to April during the Siege of Boston.

John Winthrop, first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, selected the site for. The Continental Army’s Medical Services There was a particular order to which the Continental Army’s medical units and leaders were established.

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This part of the war plan began as early as July 3,when George Washington for the first time witnessed the medical disposition of many of his recruits. The U.S.

Army, however, celebrates its birth on the 14th of June each year. This anniversary documents the birth of the Continental Army on J when the Continental Congress authorized three different states to raise ten rifle companies, six from Pennsylvania, two from Maryland and two from Virginia to serve near Boston.

chained_bear commented on the word continental army "CAMBRIDGE, 21st August, WANTED for the CONTINENTAL ARMY. One Million of Bricks. Three Thousand Cords of Fire Wood. Two Hundred Thousand Feet of Pine Boards and Scantling.

Five Hundred Bushels of Charcoal. Pennsylvania, on the other hand, did not pass a law establishing a mandatory militia until The differences in the militia establishments among these colonies in part explain later variations in organizing units for the Continental Army in Growth in each colony soon led to innovations.

The Continental Army. (Army lineage series) Bibliography: p. Includes index. United States. Continental Army-History. United States-History-Revolution, Campaigns and battles. Title. Series. UAW84 ' First Printed CMH Pub Following his July assumption of command of the Continental Army in Cambridge, George Washington reorganized Massachusetts ordnance stores and storekeepers.

In August, he appointed Cheever to the position of Commissary of Artillery, later renamed Commissary of Military Stores of the Continental Army. Related Catalog Records: Archivegrid OCLC.

On July 3,George Washington rides out in front of the American troops gathered at Cambridge common in Massachusetts and draws his sword, formally taking command of the Continental Army.

The Continental Army was the army raised by the Second Continental Congress to oppose the British Army during the American Revolutionary War.

The army went through three major establishments: the first inthe second inand the third from until after the end of the war.

1 Creation of the army 2 Infantry 3 Artillery 4 Order of Battle - J Main Army New York. __ Call to civilian merchants and farmers for food and provisions, issued by Thomas Mifflin, Quarter Master General of the Continental Army under General George Washington, Cambridge (near Boston), Massachusetts, 21 August Scantling: small timbers used.

The American Continental Army was an army formed after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became the United States of ished by a resolution of the Continental Congress on Jthe army was created to coordinate the military efforts of the Thirteen Colonies in their struggle against the rule of Great Britain.

Congress created a three man Committee consisting of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Lynch, and Benjamin Harrison to travel to Cambridge to meet with Washington and inspect the new Continental Army.

They would arrive at the army for their inspection in October. Generally, the review went well and gave the delegates a better perspective on the military problems that Washington was. Benjamin Church (Aug – ) was effectively the first Surgeon General of the United States Army, serving as the "Chief Physician & Director General" of the Medical Service of the Continental Army from J to Octo He was also active in Boston's Sons of Liberty movement in the years before the war.

However, early in the American Revolution, Church was. As units from the south arrived to meet this crisis, the Continental Army began to take on the character of a genuine national force.

The Southern Colonies Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia began without significant British garrisons. They were under British governors, however, and regular troops were nearby in Florida.

Secretary of the Army Pete Geren told the audience it was a great occasion to celebrate an institution, a partnership that is older than the nation: "It was really an adoption more than a birth because Soldiers were in the field laying siege to the British in Boston when the Continental Congress decided to create an Army on J 6.

John Goddard (–) of Brookline served in the first Massachusetts provincial congress, and on 24 Feb. the committees of safety and supplies made him wagon master for the Massachusetts forces.

Goddard remained Continental wagon master general until the spring ofwhen he resigned rather than go to New York with the army. He served in the Massachusetts house of.Condition of army—Delay in making returns—A position of danger—Advantages possessed by the enemy—Abuses will be corrected.

To Governor Trumbull, July 18th Arrangement of general officers by Congress has produced dissatisfaction—Right of Congress to control unquestionable. To the President of Congress, July 21st