George Washington Papers

Orderly Book, 19 November 1758

Orderly Book

[19 November 1758]

Camp Near Turtle Creek Novemr 19th 1758.1

Parole King George

A Detachment for Fatigue consisting of 2 Capts. 4 Subs. 4 Serjts and 120 Rank and file to parade at 2 OClock in the Morning.

1Whether GW and his forces were able to reach on the night of 19 Nov. the site on Turtle Creek where they built Washington’s Camp on 20 Nov. or whether they stopped for the night short of that is not clear, but the distance between New Camp and the site of Washington’s Camp is a little more than ten miles.

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