George Washington Papers

General Orders, 13 September 1780

General Orders

Head Quarters Steenrapia Wednesday Septemr 13th 80

Parole Bender Countersigns T X
Watchword Rome.

[Officers] For the Day Tomorrow[:] Brigadier General Wayne[,] Lieutenant Colonel Commandant Butler[,] Lieutenant Colonel Whiting[,] Major Throop[,] Brigade Major White

The General Court Martial whereof Colonel Dayton is President will sit tomorrow morning nine ô clock at the president’s Markee—Lieutenant Colonel Hait is appointed a member of the Court vice Lieutenant Colonel Badlam absent.1

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1Another orderly book describes Lt. Col. Ezra Badlam as “Absent on Command” (Lauber, Orderly Books of the Fourth and Second New York Regiments description begins Almon W. Lauber, ed. Orderly Books of the Fourth New York Regiment, 1778-1780, the Second New York Regiment, 1780-1783, by Samuel Tallmadge and Others, with Diaries of Samuel Tallmadge, 1780-1782, and John Barr, 1779-1782. Albany, 1932. description ends , 492).

For the establishment of this court-martial, see General Orders, 12 September.

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