George Washington Papers

General Orders, 10 May 1778

General Orders

Head-Quarters V. Forge Sunday May 10th 1778.

Parole Kexholm—C. Signs Kenderhook Kimbolton.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

Captain Paul Brigham of the 8th Connecticut Regiment wrote in his diary on this date that Israel Evans, chaplain of Brig. Gen. Enoch Poor’s brigade, “Preached to the Division his Excellency attended with the Lady washington” (“Brigham Diary,” description begins Edward A. Hoyt, ed. “A Revolutionary Diary of Captain Paul Brigham, November 19, 1777–September 4, 1778.” Vermont History 34 (1966): 3–30. description ends 22; see also GW to Evans, 13 March).

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