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George Washington to Major General Horatio Gates, 22 October 1780

George Washington to Major General Horatio Gates

Preakness [New Jersey] October 22, 1780. Has been directed by Congress to order a court of inquiry into Gates’s conduct as “Commander of the Southern Army.” States that Major General Nathanael Greene has been instructed to take over Gates’s command during inquiry.

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

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