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Minutes of a Continental Army Council of War
United States. Continental Army. Council of War (Gates)
October 29, 1780
Volume 14, Page 719

MEM. OF COUNCIL OF WAR.

Genl. Huger. Genl. Stevens.

Colo. Williams. Colo. Buford. Colo. Gunby. Colo. Koscuiozko. Colo. Ford.

Major Anderson. Major Hardman. Major Lee. Major Ridley. Major Mazeret.

General Gates proposed to the Gentlemen in Council if the Troops which are at Hillsborough should go to West ward, or if they should stay at this Post until further Intelligence from Virginia about the Enemy's being landing there. All was of Opinion that the Troops Should stay here until farther Intelligence.