George Washington Papers

General Orders, 5 April 1783

Saturday, April 5th 1783

Parole Wilton
Countersigns Xerif. Yaucon.

For tomorrow Major Pettengell

B. Qr Mr Jersey Brigade

For duty the 8th Massachusetts regiment.

No Amunition to be issued from the Magazine untill further orders.

The Muster and inspection of the Army for the month of March is countermanded untill further orders.

Lieutenant Colonel Cochran, Majors Scott and Gibbs Doctr Cochran Director of the Hospitals with one Hospital surgeon will constitute a Board to assemble at the New building on monday next for the inspection of the Invalids belonging to the corps in this Cantonment; the Commanding officers of corps are requested to have the men of their respective Corps who have been returned unfit for duty by the Inspector produced to the Board at the time and place above mentioned—A surgeon or mate to attend with the men of the corps they belong to—The Board will proceed on the principles laid down in the orders of the 3d of August 1782 and report accordingly.

A Simular Board will meet at West point for the Inspection of the Invalids of that garrison and Hazens regiment coming under the before mentioned discription as soon as Doctor Cochran can attend, of which he is requested to give Major Genl Knox notice who will be pleased to order three Field officers for that purpose.

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