George Washington Papers

General Orders, 29 September 1780

General Orders

Head Quarters Orangetown Friday september 29th 1780

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[Officers] For the day tomorrow[:] Brigadier General Stark[,] Colonel Angell[,] Lieutenant Colonel Newall[,] Major Reid[,] Brigade Major Ashley.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene wrote his wife, Catherine, from camp at Tappan on this date that, since writing her yesterday, “General Washington is arrived in camp” (Greene Papers description begins Richard K. Showman et al., eds. The Papers of General Nathanael Greene. 13 vols. Chapel Hill, N.C., 1976–2005. description ends , 6:321–22; see also The Hartford Conference, 20–22 Sept., editorial note).

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