George Washington Papers

General Orders, 19 June 1780

Head Quarters near the Short Hills Monday June 19th 1780

Parole Sparta
Countersigns P:N.
Watchword Freedom
Of. the Day Tomorrow
Colonel Jackson
Lieutenant Colonel Mentges
Brigade Major, Bradford

Evening Orders

Officers are to be sent tomorrow morning seven o Clock to the Huts to select the officers heavy Baggage which the General recommends should be deposited in the Farmer’s houses in the Vicinity of the Huts: As many officers only as are indispensably necessary to be sent on this duty and to return to Camp tomorrow evening or by the next day morning at farthest.

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