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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.720.06
From Archive Folder Orders for the Massachusetts militia 
Title Orders to be ready to march sent to Thomas Oakes
Date 11 June 1814
Author Treadwell, John W. (1785-1857)  
Recipient Oakes, Thomas  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Orders Captain Oakes of the first regiment of Massachusetts militia to hold his company armed and ready to march at a moment's notice and to appoint a meeting place in case of alarm. Should there be an alarm they should meet in the designated area then march to the regimental rendezvous point at Washington Square. Notes that the Major General has expressed confidence in the local forces. The United States was then engaged in The War of 1812.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Militia  
People Treadwell, John White (1785-1857)  Oakes, Thomas (fl. 1814)  
Place written Salem, Massachusetts
Theme War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859