Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Wayne, Anthony (1745-1796) [General Orders].

High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, 1493-1943. Check to see if your school or library already has a subscription. Or click here for more information. You may also request a pdf of the image from us here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04864.07 Author/Creator: Wayne, Anthony (1745-1796) Place Written: Greeneville, Ohio Type: Autograph document Date: 28 July 1795 Pagination: 2 p. + docket

Summary of Content: A general court martial of Cornet Paul W. Dermott will commence the following morning, and be presided over by Major Burbeck. A Lieutenant Blue has brought charges against Dermott, but Blue is also under court martial for charges by a Captain Webb. News of Lieutenant Jonathan Taylor's resignation. Notice of an election for a pay mastership of the 4th Sub Legion. Wayne was the general in command of the United States Army in Greeneville, Ohio.

People: Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Military HistoryFrontiers and ExplorationWestward ExpansionAmerican Indian HistoryNorthwest Indian WarNorthwest TerritoryMilitary LawCourt Martials and Courts of InquiryElectionSoldier's Pay

Sub Era: The Early Republic

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources