George Washington Papers

General Orders, 14 February 1778

General Orders

Head-Quarters V-Forge Saturday Feby 14th 1778.

Parole: FinlandCountersigns: Fairfax. Fish.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

Artist Charles Willson Peale wrote in his diary that he dined with GW on this date after arriving in camp at noon (Miller, Peale Papers description begins Lillian B. Miller, ed. The Selected Papers of Charles Willson Peale and His Family. 4 vols. New Haven, 1983–96. description ends , 1:266).

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