George Washington Papers

General Orders, 24 September 1780

Head Quarters Orangetown Sunday September 24th 1780

Parole Indostan
Countersigns Ireland Iris
Watchword Independence

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 Quarter masters 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.

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