Head-Quarters Middle Brook Monday February 15th 1779.
Parole Belgrade—C. Signs Barton. Bon.
Varick transcript, DLC:GW.
Adj. Gen. Alexander Scammell’s orderly book entry for this date includes the following general order: “Genl Smallwood and the Field Officers of the Maryland line, and Officers commanding Regiments are desired to meet Tomorrow Morning at 11 oClock at the Orderly Room when business respecting the Maryland line will be laid before them by the Commander in Chief” (orderly book, 22 Dec. 1778–26 June 1779, DNA: RG 93, Orderly Books, 1775–1783, vol. 28). For this meeting, see GW to William Smallwood and the Officers of the Maryland Line, 16 February.