George Washington Papers

General Orders, 23 December 1780

Saturday December 23d 1780


The Regimental Surgeons are requested to transmit weekly Returns of the sick, to the Orderly Office, every Saturday directed to the Chief Physician and Surgeon of the army, only specifying the number and the particular diseases under which they labor; all who have been sent to the hospitals and all who have died.

The commanding officers of divisions brigades or seperate Posts are requested to see the above order strictly complied with.

Those of the Pennsylvania and Jersey troops will deliver theirs to Doctor Latimer at Morristown.

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