George Washington Papers

General Orders, 29 May 1780

Head Quarters Morristown Monday May 29th 1780

Parole Mexico
Countersigns Mars; W.
Of. the Day Tomorrow
Lieutenant Colonel Commandant Sherman
Major Chapman
Brigade Major 1st Connecticut brigade

Colonel Meigs is appointed President of the General Court Martial vice Colonel Ganzevoort and Lieutenant Colonel Sumner vice Lieutenant Colonel Willet; a Captain from Hand’s Brigade and a Sub. from the 2d Pennsylvania vice a Captain and Sub. from Clinton’s.

The Court martial whereof Colonel Meigs is President to assemble at Lieutenant Colonel Willet’s Hut.

General Orders will be issued at Colonel Cortlandt’s.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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