George Washington Papers

General Orders, 11 August 1781

Head Quarters near Dobbs Ferry Saturday August 11 1781

Parole Baltimore
Countersigns Trenton Sussex

For the Day tomorrow

Major General Heath

Colonel Butler

For Picquet Major Knapp

Inspector Captain Drew

The Guard at Dobbs ferry is to be relieved daily and is to be visited by the officers of the day who will likewise visit the whole chain of guards from the North river to where our picquets join those of the French Camp.

While the Army remains in its present position Colonel Sheldon will consider himself under the immediate command of Colonel Scammell.

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