George Washington Papers

General Orders, 8 November 1780

Head Quarters Totowa Wednesday November 8th 1780

Parole Chatham
Countersigns Cork,
Watchword Defiance

For the Day Tomorrow

Brigadier General Paterson

Lieutenant Colonel commandant


Lieutenant Colonel Mentges

Major Alexander

Brigade Major Van Laer

Such of the Prisoners lately exchanged as belong to the Troops now at the Southward are to be attached to the Park untill the arrival of Captain Brown’s Company of Artillery from Fort Schuyler, when they may proceed with it to their respective Corps. The commanding officer at the Park will cause a Return of the clothing wanting by those men to be made to the Adjutant General.

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