George Washington Papers

General Orders, 27 April 1781

Friday April 27th 1781

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Congress having been pleased to set apart and appoint Thursday the 3d of May next for fasting humiliation and prayer the General enjoins a strict obedience to it in the Army and calls upon the Chaplains thereof to prepare discourses suitable to the occasion.

All duties of Fatigue are to cease on that day.

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