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Continental Army, NY Regiment, 2nd Orderly Book

Object Number: 
MSS.BV.War.OrderlyBooks.1
Date: 
1779
Description: 
Contains Washington's General Orders. "America to you is lost" is painted underneath and a note inside the front cover reads "Captured Lord Cornwallis & the cover of this book," Cornwallis surrendered 10/19/1781
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group