George Washington Papers

General Orders, 20 June 1780

Head Quarters near the Short Hills Tuesday June 20. 1780

Parole Golconda
Countersigns Greece Hague.
Watchword Vigilance
Of. the Day Tomorrow
Colonel Butler
Major Torrey
Brigade Major Woodbridge

Lieutenant Colonel Huntington is appointed Field officer of the day vice Lieutenant Colonel Mentges on other duty.

Major Hamilton is appointed to relieve Major Parr this afternoon: He will call at the Orderly Office for instructions.

All Officers are particularly requested not to be absent from their Corps this Night but to be completely ready to move with their respective Commands at a moment’s warning.

Evening Orders

The Pennsylvania Connecticut and Hand’s brigades to march at eight o clock this Evening by the Left.

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