George Washington Papers

General Orders, 14 May 1780

Head Quarters Morristown Sunday May 14th 1780

Parole Achilles
Countersigns Alps: Bar.
To command the manœvring battalions tomorr
Colonels Johnson and Livingston
Majors Reed and J. Moore
Of. the Day Tomorrow
Brigadier General Clinton
Colonel Stewart
Brigade Major, Clinton’s brigade

A Detachment for a fortnight to parade tomorrow morning at Guard mounting with their Arms Packs and three days provisions and forty rounds per man.

Major T. Moore to command.

The Pennsylvania and Clinton’s Divisions to give the Guards at Morristown, small detached Guards and fatigues for the ensuing week.

The Issuing Commissaries are to draw but two days bread at a time.

Lieutenant William Feltman of the 10th Pennsylvania regiment is appointed Paymaster to the same from the 6th of March last vice Ensign Benstead resigned.

The General Court martial whereof Brigadier General Hand is President to assemble tomorrow morning 9 oclock A.M. at Morristown, a Captain from the 1st Pennsylvania Brigade to attend the Court vice a Captain from the Maryland Line.

After Orders

A Surgeon or Mate from Hands Brigade to join the Detachment under Command of Major Moore.

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