George Washington Papers

From Benjamin Walker to Samuel Blachley Webb, 5 September 1782

Head Quarters Sept. 5. 1782


I have it in command from His Excellency the Commander in Chief to acquaint you of his decision That the same principle which has been adopted for Posting the troop[s] in the line of the Army should also govern in the Light Infantry and that therefore the troops of each State in the light Infantry have the same Geographical positions they have in the line of the Army. I am Sir Your very Obedt Sert

Ben. Walker Aid De Camp

CtY: Samuel B. Webb Papers.

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