George Washington Papers

General Orders, 7 October 1781

Head Quarters Camp before Yorktown Sunday October 7. 1781

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Major Dexter is appointed officer of the day for this day vice Major Olney indisposed.

The Guards and Fatigue for the Trenches will mount daily at twelve ô clock: they are to parade precisely at eleven on the right of the Marquis de la Fayette’s Division.

For the Trenches this day

Major General the Marquis de La Fayette

Brigadier Generals Muhlenberg & Hazen

The Marquis de La Fayette’s division will mount in the Trenches this day.

The President and Members of the General Court martial whereof Colonel Dayton is President will attend to that duty untill they finish their Business unless otherwise directed by General Orders.

For the Trenches tomorrow

Major General Baron Steuben

Brigadier General Wayne

The Baron Steuben’s Division will mount in the Trenches tomorrow.

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