George Washington Papers

General Orders, 22 January 1781

General Orders

[New Windsor] Monday January 22d 1781

Parole. Countersigns. [  ]

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

Maj. Gen. William Heath later wrote that on this date, “His Excellency Gen. Washington, the Marquis de la Fayette, and a number of French gentlemen, visited the Point” (Wilson, Heath’s Memoirs description begins Rufus Rockwell Wilson, ed. Heath’s Memoirs of the American War. 1798. Reprint. New York, 1904. description ends , 286).

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