Come Back To Camp, or Else!

Conditions at Valley Forge were extremely difficult during the winter of 1777-1778, and this notice, found in the Accessible Archives database warned officers to return.

Collection: The Pennsylvania Gazette
Publication: The Pennsylvania Packet
Date: January 7, 1778
Title: Camp, Valley Forge, December 30, 1777.
Camp, Valley Forge, December 30, 1777. IN consequence of General Orders, for the purpose of calling to their respective regiments all such Officers whose furloughs are expired, or who are otherwise absent, I do hereby give this public notice to all such Officers, belonging to the Tenth Pennsylvania Regiment, to join their corps immediately, otherwise his Excellency’s orders of the 25th instant will be put in execution against them.


Lieut. Col. 10th Penns. Reg.

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