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George Washington to Major General William Heath, 3 March 1777

George Washington to Major General William Heath1

Morristown [New Jersey] March 3, 1777. Orders Heath to relieve Major General Artemas Ward.

Df, in writing of H, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1Heath, who was in command of the Hudson River posts, was appointed Artemas Ward’s successor as commander of the Eastern Department on Ward’s resignation.

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