George Washington to Baron de Holtzendorff1
Camp at the Cross Roads [Pennsylvania] August 18, 1777. Acknowledges receipt of the Baron’s “plan of a military work.” Encloses letter to Major General Nathanael Greene stating that the Baron is to be attached as a lieutenant colonel to Greene’s division.
Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Baron de Holtzendorff, commissioned a lieutenant colonel in 1776, resigned in 1778.