George Washington Papers

General Orders, 5 April 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters Middle-Brook Monday April 5th 1779.

Parole Lithunia—C. Signs Lisbon. Lynn.

All officers who have drawn money for the reinlisting service are desired to prepare their accounts for a settlement with the Auditors.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

Adj. Gen. Alexander Scammell’s orderly book entry for this date includes the following additional general orders: “A Sub. 2 Serjts & 32 R[ank] & File for Fatigue Tomorrow from Genl Muhlenbergh’s Brigade. A Serjt & 12 from Genl Scott’s.” (orderly book, 22 Dec. 1778–26 June 1779, DNA: RG 93, Orderly Books, 1775–1783, vol. 28).

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