George Washington Papers

General Orders, 5 May 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters Middle-Brook Wednesday May 5th 1779.

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The General reminds the Army that tomorrow is the General Fast; He expects it will be observed according to the order of the 12th of April last—No exercising or fatigue to be permitted thereon.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

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