George Washington Papers

General Orders, 5 September 1778

General Orders

Head-Quarters White-Plains saturday Septr 5th 1778.

Parole Mount-Joy—C. Signs Maroneck Milton—

The General expects agreeable to former orders that the whole Army is now prepared to move at the shortest notice1—Circumstances may, very soon make it necessary.

Coll Chambers is appointed to relieve Colonel Craige who is now Superintending the hospitals in Pennsylvania.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

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