George Washington Papers

General Orders, 14 August 1781

Head Quarters near Dobbs Ferry Tuesday August 14. 1781

Parole Normandy
Countersigns Burgundy

For the day Tomorrow

Major General Parson

Lieutenant Colonel Sherman

For Picquet Major Morrell

Inspector Captain Converse

A Fatigue party of one hundred men under proper officers (for three day,) are to parade tomorrow morning at 6 ô clock at Commissary Irwin’s Quarters—They will take their orders from Colonel Gouvion—The Quarter Master General will furnish them with Fascine Hatchets.

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