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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Resolution by the Continental Congress concerning the command of the Continental Army in the Southern Department
United States. Continental Congress
June 13, 1780
Volume 14, Page 501

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In Congress, June 13, 1786.

Resolved unanimously that Major General Gates immediately repair to and take command in the Southern department.

Extract from the Minutes.


Additional Notes for Electronic Version: According to the journals of the Continental Congress, this resolution was passed in 1780, not 1786.