George Washington Papers

General Orders, 29 June 1781

Head Quarters Peekskill Friday June 29th 1781

Parole Dorchester
Countersigns Easton

For the Day Tomorrow

Major General Howe

Colonel Webb

Major John Porter

Inspector 1st Massachusetts brigade

The Water-guard is in future to be furnished from Major Darby’s command which is for that purpose to be augmented immediately with a Captain, two subs., four serjeants, four Corporals and fifty oarsmen—Captain Pray’s detachment is to be relieved accordingly—the oarsmen to assemble on the Grand Parade at four o’clock this afternoon and march as soon as possible to join Major Darby.

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