George Washington Papers

General Orders, 2 May 1780

Head Quarters Morristown Tuesday May 2nd 1780

Parole Poland
Countersigns B. O.
Of. the Day Tomorrow
Colonel Spencer
Major Torrey
Brigade Major 2d Pennsylva Brigade

The Pennsylvania Lines gives the Main Guard & Picquet tomorrow.

The Noncommissioned Officers and privates of Colonel Sherburn’s regiment who belong to the State of Massachusetts are for the present to join Colonel Jackson’s regiment; those belonging to the State of Rhode Island Colonel Angell’s and those belonging to the State of Connecticut Colonel Webb’s they are to be included in the Muster Rolls and payrolls of the above regiments from the 4th Instant.

’Till further orders all Guards and Detachments are to be furnish’d with as many Cartridges as their boxes will contain and no more unless expressly ordered.

Francis Lambert of Colonel Gansevoort’s regiment is to be sent to the Quarter master General’s store in Morristown where he will remain ’till the regiment moves from this ground.

The Prisoners in the Provost Guard to be tried as soon as possible.

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