George Washington Papers

General Orders, 2 February 1776

General Orders

Head Quarters, Cambridge, Feby 2nd 1776

Parole WinchesterCountersign Stamford1

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1Artemas Ward’s orderly book gives the parole as “Richmond” and the countersign as “Doncaster” (MHi). In the Varick transcripts these watchwords appear in the General Orders for 1 Feb. 1776.

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