George Washington Papers

General Orders, 24 September 1780

General Orders

Head Quarters Orangetown Sunday September 24th 1780

Parole Indostan Countersigns Ireland Iris
Watchword Independence

[Officers] For the day Tomorrow[:] Brigadier General Irvine[,] Colonel Gansevoort[,] Lieutenant Colonel Basset[,] Major Wiley[,] Brigade Major White

For detachment[:] Major Wallbridge

After Orders

Such of the regimental Surgeons as have not had a fresh supply of medicine are immediately to send their Chests to Mr Cutting Apothecary General to the Army at his Store near Paramus Church where they will get a supply.

The Inspectors and brigade Quartermasters excepting those belonging to the Light Infantry are desired to meet the Inspector General tomorrow morning at nine ô clock at the Adjutant Generals.

The whole army to be under arms at ten o clock—the horses belonging to the Artillery both in the Park and the line to be in readiness to move the Pieces.

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

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