George Washington Papers

General Orders, 10 October 1780

Head Quarters Totowa Tuesday October 10th 1780

Parole Albany.
Countersigns, Alps: Arr.
Watchword, Franklin.

For the day Tomorrow

Brigadier General Patterson

Colonel Bailey

Lieutenant Colonel Basset

Major Maxwell

Brigade Major Woodbridge

The General Court martial whereof Colonel Jackson is President to sit tomorrow morning Ten ô clock at a house near Totowa bridge.

The Commander in Chief desires that the Colonels and Officers commanding regiments in the several state lines will by saturday next without fail make returns to the Adjutant General of the men in their respective regiments designating by Columns how many are engaged for the War; and how many of these are actually present—how many on command, extra service and in hospitals and where—The officers will be as accurate as possible in this and will return no men about whom they have not received certain recent Accounts.

They will also designate by monthly columns extending the Columns to July next the proportion of men in each Month whose services will expire.

The Colonels and Commanding officers of regiments of Artillery, Cavalry and of all other Regiments and Corps not comprehended in State lines are to make a similar return in which they are also to designate the particular States to which their men belong and the Proportion of each.

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