George Washington Papers

General Orders, 25 May 1780

Head Quarters Morristown Thursday May 25th 1780

Parole Finland
Countersigns Pope; Port.
Of. the Day Tomorrow
Brigadier General Starke
Major C. Stewart
Brigade Major 2d Penna Brigade

The Criminals now under Sentence of death are to be executed tomorrow morning Eleven o clock near the Grand Parade: Fifty men properly officered from each brigade to attend—The Camp colour men from the Pennsylvania--Connecticutt and York Lines under the direction of a Serjeant from each to dig the Graves this afternoon.

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