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14051General Orders, 28 December 1779 (Washington Papers)
Varick transcript , DLC:GW . Adj. Gen. Alexander Scammell’s orderly book entry for this date includes general orders: “A Serjeant, Corporal and Twelve Men from the Connecticut Line with their Arms Packs, Blanketts and three Days Provision to be sent to Pluckemin Tomorrow to cut wood for the Hospital two Weeks. A Corporal and Six Men from the same Line to be sent as a Guard to the Forage Yard...
14052General Orders, 28 July 1780 (Washington Papers)
The Army, except the Jersey Brigade, will march tomorrow morning by the Left in the following order Vizt Stirling’s Division Park of Artillery Flying Hospital Baggage of General Staff Pennsylvania Division Baggage of the Army in the order of the Brigades Quarter Master General’s Stores Commissary Generals Stores Cavalry which will detach patroles on the parallel roads of the right Flank. The...
14053General Orders, 10 January 1779 (Washington Papers)
Varick transcript , DLC:GW .
14054[Diary entry: 15 May 1781] (Washington Papers)
15th. Information, dated 12 oclock yesterday reports 15 Sail of Vessels & a number of Flatboats to be off Fort Lee. Ordered a detachment of 200 Men to March immediately to support the Post at Dobbs’s. ferry—countenance the Militia, & cover the Country in that Neighbourhood. Intelligence from C—— Senr., dated 729 —a detachment is expected to Sail tomorrow from New York, & said to consist of the...
14055Circular to the States, 22 May 1779 (Washington Papers)
The situation of our affairs at this period appears to me peculiarly critical, and this I flatter myself will apologise for that anxiety which impels me to take the liberty of addressing you on the present occasion. The state of the army in particular is alarming on several accounts—that of its numbers is not among the least. Our battalions are exceedingly reduced, not only from the natural...
14056[Diary entry: 7 June 1781] (Washington Papers)
7th. A Letter from the Govr. of Virginia dated at Charlottesville the 28th. Ulto. representing the distressed State of Virginia & pressing my repairng thither, was received —other letters (but not official) speak of Lord Cornwallis’s advance to Hanover Court House—that the Marquis was retreating before him towards Fredericksburg and that General Leslie was embarked in James River with about...
14057General Orders, 28 July 1781 (Washington Papers)
For the day Tomorrow Major General Heath Colonel Tupper For Picquet Major Gibbs Inspector Captain Converse. The Commander in Chief desires that the General officer of the day may every morning exercise the Troops assembled on the Grand Parade in such manœuvres and Evolutions as he thinks most necessary to fit the men for immediate Service agreeable to the rules proscribed by the regulations...
The Army is to March to Morrow, & till further orders in the following Order. The Marquis De La Fyatte Woodfords     is to lead with Scotts Brigades North Carolina The Baron De Kalb Glovers     next with Pattersons Brigades Learneds The Artillery Park & spare Amunition Lord Stirling With Weedons Muhlenbergs Brigades 1st Maryland 2d Maryland
14059General Orders, 1 March 1783 (Washington Papers)
For the day tomorrow Major Trescot. For duty the first York regiment. At the General Court Martial of which Colonel Micheal Jackson is president—Ensign James Sawyer of the seventh Massachusetts regiment was tried—charged as follows, First "for behaving in a riotous and ungentlemanlike manner, to the subversion of good order and Military Discipline on the evening and night of the 29th of...
14060General Orders, 26 June 1776 (Washington Papers)
Agreeable to a Resolve of the Honorable the Continental Congress, no Certificates of Expences are to be given in future by any but Brigadiers, Quarter Masters and their Deputies, or a Field Officer on a march, or officer commanding at a detached post. The remainder of Col. Waynes Regiment under Command of Lieut. Col. Johnston are to embark for Albany on Saturday next —The Quarter Master...
14061General Orders, 18 October 1777 (Washington Papers)
The General has his happiness completed relative to the successes of our northern Army. On the 14th instant, General Burgoyne, and his whole Army, surrendered themselves prisoners of war—Let every face brighten, and every heart expand with grateful Joy and praise to the supreme disposer of all events, who has granted us this signal success—The Chaplains of the army are to prepare short...
The Army of the American States, under my Command being lately greatly reinforced, and having again Enter’d the State of New Jersey, I most warmly request the Militia of Said State at this Important Crisis to Evince their love to their Country, by boldly stepping forth and defending the Cause of Freedom, The Inhabitants may be Assured that by a Manly & Spirited Conduct they may now releive...
14063General Orders, 21 October 1778 (Washington Papers)
Lieutt Samuel Richards is appointed Pay-Master to the 3rd Connecticutt Regiment—Lieutt William Adams to the 4th—Lieutt John Shearman to the 6th and Lieutt Richard Sill to the 8th from the 7th of September last. Purity of Morals being the only sure foundation of publick happiness in any Country and highly conducive to order, subordination and success in an Army, it will be well worthy the...