George Washington Papers

General Orders, 25 July 1781

Head Quarters near Dobbs Ferry Wednesday July 25 1781

Parole Luxemburgh
Countersigns Bourdeaux

For the day Tomorrow

Brigadier General Glover

Colonel H. Jackson

For Picquet Major Spurr

Inspector Captain Smith

The Commanding officers of regiments are desired to use every possible endeavour to instruct the recruits in the essential parts of their duty as fast as they join their respective Corps that they may be qualified for actual service.

Lieutenant Kirkpatrick late of Colonel Spencer’s regiment is appointed Captain Lieutenant in the Corps of Sappers and miners and is to be respected and obeyed accordingly.

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