George Washington Papers

General Orders, 21 November 1780

Head Quarters Totowa Tuesday November 21st 1780

Parole Verona
Countersigns T.U.
Watchword Valor

For the day Tomorrow

Brigadier General Wayne

Lieutenant Colonel commandant Smith

Lieutenant Colonel Peters

Major Maxwell

Brigade Major Moore

The General having received intelligence that the enemy mean to make a Forage in this State; The Army is to be held in readiness to move at a moments warning: They will keep two days provision cooked before hand—The officers are to remain in Camp and no passes granted to soldiers to go beyond the limits of Camp ‘till further orders.

The Quarter Master General will have orders respecting the horses of the army.

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