George Washington Papers

General Orders, 5 February 1777

General Orders

Head-Quarters, Morristown, Feby 5th 1777.

Parole: Lewis.Countersign: Barclay.

The Fast day directed in Yesterday’s General Orders was a mistake, it being ordered by the Governor & Assembly of this State, to be kept the 6th of March, not the 6th of this Month; which the Army is to take notice of.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

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