The Papers of General Nathanael Greene

To Colonel Otho H. Williams

Follow our route, as a division of our force may encourage the enemy to push us further than they will dare to do, if we are together. I have not slept four hours since you left me, so great has been my solicitude to prepare for the worst. I have great reason to believe, that one of Tarleton's officers was in our camp the night before last.
Excerpt from Gordon, History, 4: 45.