George Washington Papers

General Orders, 16 December 1780

General Orders

Head Quarters New Windsor saturday Decemr 16th 80

Parole. Countersigns [ ]

Major General Parsons is appointed to the command of the Connecticut division.1

Captain Joseph Walker of the 9th Connecticut Regiment and Lieutenant Oliver Lawrence of Colonel Lamb’s regiment of Artillery are appointed his Aids.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1For the recent promotion of Maj. Gen. Samuel Holden Parsons, see his letter to GW, 4 Oct., and Samuel Huntington to GW, 26 Oct., and n.2; see also Parsons to GW, 11 Nov., and n.4.

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