George Washington Papers

General Orders, 22 April 1782

Head Quarters Newburgh. Monday April 22. 82.

C. Signs.

The United States in Congress assembled having been pleased by their Proclamation dated the 19th March last to appoint Thursday next the 25th Instant to be set apart as a day of Fasting humiliation and Prayr for certain special purposes therein mentioned: the same is to be Observed accordingly throughout the Army, and the different Chaplains will prepare Discourses Suited to the Several Objects injoin’d by the said Proclamation.

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