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General Orders, 5 November 1779

General Orders

Head Quarters Moore’s House [West Point]
friday Novr 5th 1779.

Parole Burgundy— C. Signs Buford Brest.

Major Scott of the New-Hampshire line is appointed Brigade Major to General Poor’s Brigade and is to be obeyed and respected accordingly.1

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1For the recommendation that led to Maj. William Scott’s appointment, see Enoch Poor to GW, 3 Nov.; see also GW to Poor, this date.

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