George Washington Papers

General Orders, 8 February 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters Middle-Brook Monday Feby 8th 1779.

Parole Olympus.C. Signs Goree. Pembroke.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

Adj. Gen. Alexander Scammell’s orderly book entry for this date includes the following general order: “Fatigue the same as Yesterday only Muhlenbergs Brigade gives a Captain—Woodford’s 1st & 2nd Pennsylvania each a sub: in lieu of those which gave them the 7th.” (orderly book, 22 Dec. 1778–26 June 1779, DNA: RG 93, Orderly Books, 1775–1783, vol. 28).

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