George Washington Papers

General Orders, 1 June 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor Friday June 1st 1781


Commanding officers of regiments and brigades are desired to pay particular attention to prevent the soldiers from injuring their hutts when they quit them and to warn the inhabitants in the vicinity not to meddle with or destroy them.

The six companies of Colonel Van Schaick’s regiment at West Point to be ready to move as soon as the Quarter master General has provided Vessels.

The Regimental Quarter Master to apply to the Quarter master general to know when the vessels will be ready and at what place.

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