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Resolution by the Continental Congress concerning movements of the Continental Army [Extract]
United States. Continental Congress
September 03, 1776
Volume 11, Page 349

From Journals of Congress, P. 465.—September 3rd 1776.

Resolved, That three more battalions be ordered from Virginia ∗ ∗ ∗ to reinforce the army at New York.

That for the same purpose, two of the North Carolina Battalions be ordered to march, with all possible expedition, to New York, under the command of brigadier-general Moore.