George Washington Papers

General Orders, 12 October 1781

Head Quarters Before York Friday October 12th 1781

Parole Champaigne
Countersigns Breston Narbonne

For the Trenches Tomorrow

Major General Marqs de la Fayette

Brigadiers General Muhlenberg & Hazen

The Marquis de la Fayette’s division will mount on the trenches tomorrow.

The superintendant of the Deposit of the trenches is requested to have the quality of the Saucissons Fascines and Gabions brought to the Deposit accurately inspected; to reject such as are not fit for use, and Report the Corps that offer them.

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