Saturday, November 7, 2009

November 14

From Gen. George Washington's General Orders of November 14, 1776:

Colonel DeHaas' s battalion and the First and Second Jersey Battalions to embark to-morrow morning, at sunrise, for Fort George. The General thanks all the officers and soldiers of those regiments now upon this ground, for their readiness in complying with his request to remain three weeks for the defence and security of,this post after their term of service was expired.
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