George Washington Papers

General Orders, 14 June 1780

Head Quarters Short Hills Wednesday June 14th 1780

Parole Portsmouth
Countersigns L., C.
Watchword Silence
Of. the Day Tomorrow
Brigadier General Irvine
Lieutenant Colonel Sumner
Brigade Major Ely

A Detachment to be Paraded at twelve oClock this day with two days Provisions and forty rounds per man.

Major Parr to take the Command.

After Orders

Brigadier General Wayne will take Command of the first and Brigadier General Irvine of the second Pennsylvania Brigades.

A Surgeon or Mate from the 1st Connecticut Brigade to join the detachment under Major Parr.

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