George Washington Papers

General Orders, 6 May 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters Middle-Brook Thursday May 6th 1779.

Parole Tallard—C. Signs Tervel Troy.

The Virginia officers ordered on detachment are to be paid up to the first of May by their regimental Pay-Masters.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

Adj. Gen. Alexander Scammell’s orderly book entry for this date includes the following additional general orders: “The Baron Steuben’s Guard to be reliev’d Tomorrow from the pennsylvania Line” (orderly book, 22 Dec. 1778–26 June 1779, DNA: RG 93, Orderly Books, 1775–1783, vol. 28).

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