George Washington Papers

General Orders, 14 March 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters Middle-Brook sunday March 14th 1779.

Parole Delaware—C. Signs Sussex—Elgin.

Returns of the reinlisted men from the 23rd of February to this day to be forthwith made to the Adjutant General; the bounty to each recruit to be specified: where this has been omitted in the last returns it is to be included in the present.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

Adj. Gen. Alexander Scammell’s orderly book entry for this date includes the following additional general orders: “1 s[ubaltern] 1 s[ergeant] & 25 R[ank] & F[ile] from the 2nd Maryland Brigade for fatigue tomorrow to parade as Usual.

“The Month’s & weeks Commands to be furnish’d with Ammuntion & provision as Usual.” (orderly book, 22 Dec. 1778–26 June 1779, DNA: RG 93, Orderly Books, 1775–1783, vol. 28).

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