George Washington to Colonel Charles Armand1
[Middlebrook, New Jersey] June 11, 1777. Orders Armand to assume command of Ottendorf’s2 corps, to expand this corps to a full regiment, and in the future to take orders from Major General Benjamin Lincoln.
Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Charles Armand-Tuffin, Marquis de la Rouerie, was generally known as Colonel Armand.
2. Nicholas Dietrich, Baron de Ottendorf, was a major of three Pennsylvania companies.