DateAugust 28 1778
A retreat order written for the Continental Army during the Battle of Rhode Island, August 28, 1778. Signed by Adjutant General William Pecke. Remains of a red seal are located at left edge of paper."Col. Laurens" is written on reverse (Colonel John Laurens). A notation by William Ellery is also written on reverse.
Object Typeorders (military records)
Battle of Rhode Island
Related People & OrganizationsEllery, William, 1727-1820 (subject)
Laurens, John, Colonel (subject)
Pecke, William, Adjutant General (subject)