The Papers of General Nathanael Greene

To General Francis Marion.

Marion is to order his officers "to prevent flags, sent by the enemy, from passing through Country." It must be "supposed the Enemy have always some private objects to answer which ought to be counteracted as much as possible."[1]
Draft (MiU-C) 2 pp.
    [1.] Just eight days earlier, NG had reprimanded another officer for having allowed an enemy "flag" to enter Salisbury, in western North Carolina. (See NG to Phillips, 15 January, PGNG, 7: 124.)