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John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg letter to George Weedon(1781 July 29)

  • MS 2012.12
  • 1 item

Letter of Brigadier General Muhlenberg to Brigadier General Weedon in which Muhlenberg discusses the Battle of Green Spring fought July 6, 1781. The American forces were led by Lafayette and Anthony Wayne. Muhlenberg was critical of Wayne noting that “Green Springs … might have proved fatal to this Army & the State, owing to the impetuosity of our Brother Brigadier.” Muhlenberg describes for Weedon the course and outcome of the battle but advises Weedon that “… it will not do to make it public.”