Alexander Hamilton Papers

George Washington to Colonel Charles Armand, 11 June 1777

George Washington to Colonel Charles Armand1

[Middlebrook, New Jersey] June 11, 1777. Orders Armand to assume command of Ottendorf’s2 corps, to expand this corps to a full regiment, and in the future to take orders from Major General Benjamin Lincoln.

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

1Charles Armand-Tuffin, Marquis de la Rouerie, was generally known as Colonel Armand.

2Nicholas Dietrich, Baron de Ottendorf, was a major of three Pennsylvania companies.

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