George Washington Papers

General Orders, 9 June 1782

Head Quarters Newburgh sunday June 9th 1782.

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Some doubts having arisen respecting the nature and extent of Major General Heaths Command since the order of the 4th of April last, the General thinks proper to direct that all the troops in the state of New York at and below Fish Kill are to be considered as under the immediate orders of him or the senior Major General present, till the Army is drawn together and the order of Battle formed.

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