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Orderly Room

Fort Stanwix National Monument

 
 
Orderly Room Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 30, 2014
1. Orderly Room Marker
Inscription.
The orderly room was the headquarters of the fort, where officers conducted the general business of the fort: writing daily garrison orders, holding meetings, completing paperwork and staging Courts Martial.

This room has been laid out to look like an orderly room, although the original orderly room was located in the headquarters building, which was not reconstructed.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 43° 12.646′ N, 75° 27.314′ W. Marker is in Rome, New York, in Oneida County. Marker can be reached from Black River Blvd. (New York State Route 26), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located inside Fort Stanwix. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 E Park Street, Rome NY 13440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Commandant’s Quarters (here, next to this marker); Surgeon’s Day Room (here, next to this marker); Family Quarters (a few steps from this marker); Junior Officers’ Quarters (a few steps from this marker); Powder Magazine (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers’ Quarters: Barracks Building
Orderly Room Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 30, 2014
2. Orderly Room Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Artillerymen (within shouting distance of this marker); Visiting Officers’ Lodging (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rome.
 
More about this marker. The marker contains a picture of three soldiers before a court martial panel. It has a caption of “At a Court Martial this Day by Order of Col. Peter Gansevoort for the Tryal of Sergeant Dowlar of Capt Greggs Company Confin’d by Capt Tiebout for Sleeping on his Post, William Grimesly of Capt Aorsons Company charged with being drunk on the Parade and Abusing Sergeant Davenport, & John Baker of Capt Aorsons Company Confin’d by Order of Col Gansevoort for Robbing an Indian . . .
      Col. Peter Gansevoort, Garrison Orders, June 5th 1777”
 
Also see . . .  Fort Stanwix National Monument. National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 5, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Markers in Fort Stanwix image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 30, 2014
3. Markers in Fort Stanwix
There are two markers at this location. The Orderly Room marker is seen here on the left.
Inside the Orderly Room image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 30, 2014
4. Inside the Orderly Room
Orderly Room in Fort Stanwix image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 30, 2014
5. Orderly Room in Fort Stanwix
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 5, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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