George Washington Papers

General Orders, 28 May 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters Middle-Brook Friday May 28th 1779.

Parole Florentine—C. Signs Fermo Fez.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

Adj. Gen. Alexander Scammell’s orderly book entry for this date includes the following additional general orders: “A Corporal & six men from the 1st Maryland Briga[d]e to be sent to the Qr Mr Genl’s store on Fatigue daily till further orders” (orderly book, 22 Dec. 1778–26 June 1779, DNA: RG 93, Orderly Books, 1775–1783, vol. 28).

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