George Washington Papers

General Orders, 21 May 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters Middle-Brook Friday May 21st 1779.

Parole Susquehannah—C. Signs Scoharry. Squantum.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

Adj. Gen. Alexander Scammell’s orderly book entry for this date includes the following additional general orders: “The review of General Woodford’s Brigade is postponed ’till Monday next. The General Court Martial whereof Colonel Greene is President is adjourned ’till tomorrow ten ôClock in the forenoon; The Members will give punctual attendance at that time” (orderly book, 22 Dec. 1778–26 June 1779, DNA: RG 93, Orderly Books, 1775–1783, vol. 28).

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