George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Thomas Craig, 21 November 1780

Head Quarters Novr 21st 1780


On Thursday Morning you will march with all the men of your detachment fit for duty to Springfield where you will halt during the night and next day ’till three O Clock in the afternoon; at Three OClock on Friday, you will move towards Elizabeth town, making a slow easy march to avoid fatiguing your men. At Elizabeth Town, you will receive further orders from a General Officer, which you will obey. It will be necessary to execute this order with punctuality. I am Sir, Yr most Obedient Ser

P.S. Let your party be provided with two days provisions cooked. They are also to without Baggage.

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