Head Quarters near Dobbs Ferry Sunday July 8th 1781
For the Day tomorrow
Brigadier General Patterson
Colonel Henry Jackson
For the working party
Colonel Greaton Major Oliver
The Surgeons who have not yet been furnished with Lint and Bandages will please to apply for them at the Flying hospital one mile in the rear of Head Quarters.
Lieutenant Thomas T Jackson of Colonel Sheldon’s dragoons is appointed Aid de Camp to Major General Lord Stirling and is to be respected accordingly.
The following officers are appointed to do the regimental Staff duty in the Fifth Connecticut regiment vizt.
|Lieutenant Aaron Benjamin||Adjutant from 1st January 1781|
|Lieutenant Ezra Lee||Paymaster from 22d February 1781|
|Lieutenant Reuben Anderson||Quarter master from 1st June 1781|
and are to be obeyed accordingly.
A Working party under the command of a Colonel and Major to parade tomorrow morning at eight ô clock on the Grand parade with their arms and packs, to march to Dobbs ferry there to erect such Fortifications as Lieutenant Colonel Gouvion (who will attend as Engineer) shall point out.
An accurate Return of the number of recruits that have joined the several state lines and the Artillery between the first of June and first of July 1781 to be given in at the Adjutant General’s office on Tuesday next specifying what number of them has been rejected as unfit for service.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.