George Washington Papers

General Orders, 4 December 1782

Head Quarters Newburgh Wednesday Decr 4th 1782

Parole Garland.
Countersigns Hadley,
For the day tomorrow Lt Colonel Reid
Lt Colonel Newhall
For duty tomorrow the 6th for the 2d Massachusetts regt

The first Jersey regiment will march for the relief of the Infantry on the lines tomorrow; the Commanding officer will please to call at Head Quarters for Orders, and apply to the Deputy Quarter Master for boats.

The Infantry companies when relieved will join their respective regiments.

A Courtmartial room with Quarters for the Judge Advocate, a Provost guard-house with an officers Guard room and quarters for the Provost martial are as soon as may be to be erected.

The troops composing Major General St Clairs command are to build the Courtmartial room &Judge Advocates quarters, those of Major Generals Howe’s the Provost Guard house, the officers guard room, and quarters for the Provost-martial.

The Deputy Quarter Master will on application furnish tools &ca and shew the Ground on which the buildings are to be erectedµHis plan is to be seen at the Orderly office.

After Orders,

Major Graham is appointed Field officer of the day for tomorrow vice Lt Colonel Newhall indisposed.

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