George Washington Papers

General Orders, 22 November 1778

General Orders

Head-Quarters Frederick’s-burgh [N.Y.] Sunday Novr 22nd 78

Parole Waldeck—C. Signs Walpole Wales.

Lieutenant James Lord of the 1st Connecticutt Battalion is appointed Pay-Master for the same from September 9th 1778.1

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1James Lord of Norwich, Conn., was appointed an ensign in the 1st Connecticut Regiment in January 1777 and rose to the rank of second lieutenant in January 1778 and first lieutenant in June 1778. After his appointment as regimental paymaster, he also served as regimental commissary and clothier before transferring to the 4th Connecticut Regiment in January 1781 and to the 2d Connecticut Regiment in January 1783. He left the army in June 1783.

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