George Washington Papers

General Orders, 20 September 1780

General Orders

Head Quarters Orangetown Wednesday septr 20th 1780

Parole Haddington Countersigns Holland Hudson
Watchword Order

[Officers] For the Day Tomorrow[:] Brigadier General Patterson[,] Colonel Hazen[,] Lieutenant Colonel Hull[,] Major Ballard[,] Brigade Major Ashley

The General Court martial whereof Colonel Jackson is President to sit tomorrow morning nine ô clock at the Church Orderlies from the Left wing.1

The Guards and Picquets to parade near the Church three quarters past five ô clock this afternoon.2

One Hundred fatigue men to Parade tomorrow morning on the Grand parade with their Arms and two days Provisions.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW. Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene issued the general orders for this date (see The Hartford Conference, 20–22 Sept., editorial note).

1For this court-martial, see General Orders, 14 September.

2For this church, see General Orders, 8 Aug., n.3.

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