Washington on His Ragged Army: “men without clothes to cover their nakedness, without blankets to lay on, without shoes… marching through frost and snow…”

Df, in Robert Hanson Harrison’s writing, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW. GW made revisions to the draft, the most significant of which are discussed in the notes below. The previous Saturday was 18 April. See, for example, William Heath to GW, 6 April, Alexander McDougall to GW, 13 April, and David Mason to GW, 21 March. GW wrote in the margin of […]