Alexander Hamilton Papers

George Washington to Baron de Holtzendorff, 18 August 1777

George Washington to Baron de Holtzendorff1

Camp at the Cross Roads [Pennsylvania] August 18, 1777. Acknowledges receipt of the Baron’s “plan of a military work.” Encloses letter to Major General Nathanael Greene stating that the Baron is to be attached as a lieutenant colonel to Greene’s division.

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

1Baron de Holtzendorff, commissioned a lieutenant colonel in 1776, resigned in 1778.

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