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Order book of George Washington [Extracts]
Washington, George, 1732-1799
July 19, 1779
Volume 14, Pages 331-332

EXTRACTS FROM GEN. WASHINGTON'S ORDER BOOKS, STATE DEP'T, WASHINGTON, D. C., VOL. 4, PP. 153-4.

Headquarters, Monday, July 19th, 1779.

The following disposition of the Army is to take place for the present:

∗ ∗ ∗ Major General Howe will take the immediate command of Nixon's and Glover's, the Cavalry & the Independent Corps.

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The Garrison of West Point, comprehending the Island, will, for the present, consist of Paterson's late Larned's, and the Carolina brigade, under Major General McDougal, Commandant of the Garrison. The Carolina brigade to be stationed on the Island.