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Newburgh Address, 15 March 1783

Newburgh Address, 15 March 1783


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    [ This description is from the project: MHS 225th Anniversary ]

    In the waning months of the Revolution, disgruntled—and long unpaid—army officers at Newburgh, New York, threatened open revolt. George Washington delivered this eloquent address, written in his hand, to quell their agitation by appealing to both their honor and their sentiments.