George Washington Papers

General Orders, 25 November 1782

Head Quarters Newburgh Monday Novr 25th 1782

Parole Arlington.
Countersigns Baltimore,
For the day tomorrow Colonel Vose, Major Graham.
For duty tomorrow 2d Newyork regiment.

The order of the 2d instant respecting making Provision for covering the companies of Light infantry having been differently understood—the General directs that the respective regiments shall go on compleating the hutts of their Light companies.

This cannot be looked upon as a hardship as those troops continue to undergoe severe duty on the Lines As soon as the hutts are in a greater degree of forwardness the Light Troops will be releived from the Lines.

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