George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 16 August 1781]

16th. Letters from the Marqs. de la Fayette & others, inform that Lord Cornwallis with the Troops from Hampton Road, had proceeded up York River & landed at York & Gloucester Towns where they were throwing up Works on the 6th. Inst.1

1Lafayette to GW, 11 Aug. 1781 (DLC:GW).

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