George Washington Papers

General Orders, 22 August 1778

General Orders

Head-Quarters W. Plains saturday Augt 22nd 78.

Parole Experience—C. Signs Enjoy—Esteem.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW. Maj. Gen. Benjamin Lincoln’s orderly book for this date records the following orders: “Major Holdridge for two days guard, furnished with two days provision ready cooked & 40 rounds per Man—Twenty two light Dragoons to attend parade at guard mounting tomorrow Morning with a like quantity of Provisions—Southern, Northern & Eastern posts to set out on Monday” (MHi: Lincoln Papers; see also Alexander McDougall orderly book, NHi).

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