George Washington Papers

General Orders, 15 January 1783

Wednesday January 15th 1783

Parole Dublin,
Countersigns Essex, Fort Pitt

For the day tomorrow Major Fish.

For duty tomorrow the 8th Massachusetts regt.

The honorable the Congress have been pleased to promote Colonels Greaton, and Putnam, of the Massachusetts Line, and Colonel Dayton of the Jersey Line to the rank of Brigadier Generals.

Brigadier General Greaton is appointed to the command of the 2d & Brigadier General Putnam to the command of the 3d Massachusetts Brigades.

The Army will be inspected and mustered for the month of December on the following days.

Newyork brigade on the 17th instant
1st Massachusetts do on the 18th "
3d do do 19th
2d & 5th Massa. regiments 20th
8th do do 21st
Maryland Detacht & Jersey Brigde 24th
Hampshire do 23d

The Garrison of Westpoint & 2d Connecticut regt for December and January on the 26th 27th and 28th instant.

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