George Washington Papers

General Orders, 8 September 1780

Head Quarters Steenrapia Friday September 8. 1780

Parole Canterbury
Countersigns M.R.
Watchword Parade

For the Day Tomorrow

Brigadier General Huntington

Colonel Cilley

Lieutenant Colonel Dearborn

Major Leavensworth

Brigade Major Oliver

Major Rosekrans will do the duty of brigade Inspector in Clinton’s brigade during Major Fish’s absence.

Lieutenant Luther Trowbridge of the 7th Massachusetts’ regiment is appointed Adjutant to the same from the 1st instant vice Adjutant White Promoted.

A detachment to be paraded this afternoon five oclock furnished with one days provision and forty rounds per man—Major Torrey to command.

There being considerable intervals between some of the brigades—The Major Generals commanding wings will take care that additional Camp guards are furnished for completing the Chain of Centinels, along those intervals in front and rear.

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