George Washington Papers

General Orders, 16 September 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters Moore’s-House [West Point]
Thursday Septr 16th 1779.

Parole C. Signs

The same number from the several brigades as settled in the last fatigue detail1 to go on at gun-firing in the morning, to be relieved at nine ôclock, which relief is to remain on duty ’till two in the afternoon; the third relief to work ’till twilight in the evening.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1The number of men from each brigade to be employed in daily fatigue duty had been established in the general orders of 22 July, with further specifics provided in the general orders of 28 and 29 July.

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