George Washington Papers

General Orders, 27 May 1777

General Orders

Head-Quarters, Morristown, May 27th 1777.

Parole: Normandy.Countersign: Oporto.

One Sub.—one Serjt and twenty privates, of Lieut. Col. Olney’s detachment to do duty as Artillery Men, under Lieut: [ ] in Morristown, ’till further orders.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

For the general orders regarding the establishment of guards and patrols to protect the new camp at Middlebrook, N.J., that Gen. Nathanael Greene issued on this date, see “Muhlenberg’s Orderly Book,” 33:259; see also “Heth’s Orderly Book,” 342–43.

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