George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Colonel Daniel Morgan, 18 June 1778

To Colonel Daniel Morgan

Head Quarters [Valley Forge] 18th June 1778.


As the Army is to march to morrow morning at 5 OClock—towards Coryells ferry you are to cross the Schuylkill—with your detachment and the horse annexed to it, at Matsons ford—and direct your course in such a manner as to intersect our line of march and fall in on our rear. I am Sir &ca.

Df, in John Laurens’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

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