Head Quarters New Windsor Friday April 13th 1781
At a Division General court martial held in the Connecticut line the ninth instant by order of Colonel Durkee whereof Major Prior was president.
Lieutenant William Addams of the first Connecticut regiment was tried for Absenting himself from his regiment and not joining it agreeable to the requisition of the commanding officer found Guilty and sentenced to be Cashiered.
The Commander in Chief approves the above sentence and directs it to be carried into immediate execution.
: Papers of George Washington.