George Washington Papers

General Orders, 23 February 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters Middle-Brook Tuesday Feby 23rd 1779

Parole Palmyra—C. Signs Pegu—Pool.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

Adj. Gen. Alexander Scammell’s orderly book entry for this date includes the following general orders: “The Pay Rolls for the month of January to be deliver’d in to the Paymaster Genl for examination.

“A Capt. 2 subs: 2 serjts & 40 rank & file for fatigue Tomorrow from Genl Muhlenberg Brigade—to parade at 9 oClock.” (orderly book, 22 Dec. 1778–26 June 1779, DNA: RG 93, Orderly Books, 1775–1783, vol. 28).

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