George Washington Papers

General Orders, 4 June 1782

Head Quarters Newburgh Tuesday 4th June 82.

C. Signs

The detachment on the Lines is to be releived by entire Companies of Light Infantry in rotation—all other Guards and Detachments (except the Water Guard) are to be furnished by Corps as far as the nature of the service will possibly admit.

All Guards and Detachments are to draw Provisions with their Regiments sufficient to serve them during thier Tour if possible—when Provisions will not keep the length of time they are detached for, or when there is a probability of thier being victualed at any other Post, they are to carry with them certificates shewing the time they have been victualed to with their Regiments—And carry back to thier regiments Certificates shewing for what time they have been victualed during their absence.

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