George Washington Papers

General Orders, 11 July 1778

General Orders

Head-Quarters Peramus [N.J.] Saturday July 11th 1778.

Parole Jones—C. Signs Ranger. Drake.

The Commander in Chief is happy to communicate to the Army the fresh testimony of the Approbation of their Country contained in the following Resolve of Congress of 7th instant.

Resolved—That General Washington be directed to signify the thanks of Congress to the gallant Officers and men under His Command who distinguish’d themselves by their Conduct and Valor at the Battle of Monmouth.

The Left Wing will march tomorrow morning at one ôClock—Those Gentlemen belonging to it who are concerned as Witnesses in the Case of General Lee are to remain behind and attend the Court Martial.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

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