George Washington Papers

General Orders, 16 September 1780

Head Quarters Steenrapia Saturday September 16. 1780

Parole Northumberland
Countersigns Pan, Peep.
Watchword, Come here

For the day Tomorrow

Brigadier General Irvine

Lieutenant Colonel Commandant


Lieutenant Colonel Murray

Major Knapp

Brigade Major Rosekrans.

For Detachment Major Ball to relieve Major Reid

Ensign Samuel Tallmadge is appointed Adjutant to the 4th New York regiment vice Lieutenant Ellsworth promoted from the ninth day of July last.

Major James Moore is appointed Brigade Major and Inspector to the 1st Pennsylvania brigade from the 21st of July last.

A return by brigades of Armourers who may remain unemployed to be made to the Adjutant General tomorrow at Orderly time.

Spencer’s regiment is to march tomorrow morning and join Livingston’s at Stoney Point agreeable to an order of the first of last Month.

The German Battalion is to join the Jersey brigade ’till further orders.

All the brigade quarter masters with the main army who have not received orders of payment for their extra wages or any other charges they may have against the Quarter master General’s department previous to the first of August last are requested to render their accounts for settlement by the 19th Instant at farthest.

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