Order from Nathanael Greene concerning the transfer of command of the Southern Department of the Continental Army
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786
Volume 15, Page 170
GENERAL ORDERS BY MAJ. GENL. GREENE.
Charlotte, 5th December, 1780.
General Greene returns his Thanks to the Hon'ble Major General Gates for the polite Manner in which he has introduced him to his Command, and for his good Wishes for the Success of the Southern Army.