George Washington Papers

General Orders, 18 March 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters Middle-Brook thursday March 18th 1779.

Parole Missisippi—C. Signs Lehi—Millstone.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

Adj. Gen. Alexander Scammell’s orderly book entry for this date includes the following general order: “a Corporal & six Men from the 2nd M[a]ryland Brigade to parade at the Commisy Genl of prisoners quarters tomorrow morning with Two days provision and wait his orders.” (orderly book, 22 Dec. 1778–26 June 1779, DNA: RG 93, Orderly Books, 1775–1783, vol. 28).

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