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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
General orders from George Washington at West Point, New York [Extracts]
Washington, George, 1732-1799
November 17, 1779 - November 19, 1779
Volume 14, Pages 355-356

[Washington Correspondence.]

Headquarters, Moore's House, Wednesday, November 17th, 1779.

Parole Pulaski, Counter Signs


Lieutenant Smith, of the Pennsylvania Line; Ensign Denny, of the Maryland line, and Capt. Lieut. Steward, of the North Carolina line, are appointed Sub or State Cloathiers P. T. to their respective troops.

The Brigades of North Carolina, Maryland and Pennsylvania are to hold themselves in readiness to move at an hour's warning. All the men belonging to those brigades, now with the Artificers or on detachment (except those with the Light Infantry), are to join their respective regiments immediately.

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Headquarters, Moore's House, Thursday, November 18th, 1779.

Parole White, C Signs


The North Carolina brigade to march immediately by the route assigned them.

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Headquarters, Moore's House, Friday, November 19th, 1779.

Parole North Carolina, C Signs Newbern. Mantz.