George Washington Papers

General Orders, 2 March 1781

General Orders

[New Windsor] Friday March 2d 1781

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Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

GW departed New Windsor for Newport on this date and left Maj. Gen. William Heath in command during his absence (see GW’s second letter to Samuel Huntington, 1 March, and his letter to Heath, same date; see also GW to Rochambeau, this date).

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