1794.021: General Orders concerning Militia Ranks.

Published: 1794

Full Title: General orders. Richmond, July 19, 1794. The happiness of the community being deeply involved in the organization and discipline of the militia, it is the duty of the commander in chief to remove by every means in his power any existing obstructions to the complete establishment of due subordination therein ...

Author: Lee, Henry (1756-1818), governor.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Augustine Davis

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; (broadside).


Signed in print "Henry Lee. Attest, Samuel Coleman, for Simon Morgan, adjutant-general." Orders concern establishing order of rank in county militia units under requirements of an act passed by the Assembly as part of the 1792 Revisal of the Laws (1794.036). Sheet lacks printer credit; printing such circular letters was a responsibility of the public printer, then Augustine Davis, so the attribution here.

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