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Orders from George Washington concerning the burial of Francis Nash
Washington, George, 1732-1799
October 09, 1777
Volume 11, Page 651

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ORDERS FOR BURIAL OF GEN. NASH.

Head Quarters, Toamensing, Oct. 9th 1777.

Brigadier General Nash will be interred at 10 o'clock this forenoon, with military honors, at the place where the road where the troops marched on yesterday comes into the great road. All officers, whose circumstances will admit of it, will attend and pay this respect to a brave man who died in defence of his country.

GEORGE WASHINGTON.