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Military History of Andrew Porter  (9/24/1743 - 11/16/1813)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  25 Jun 1776   Captain   Continental Marines, "Effingham"         Detached To Army
 
  2 Jan 1777   Captain   Continental Marines, "Effingham"   Trenton, NJ (II)    
 
  3 Jan 1777   Captain   Continental Marines, "Effingham"   Princeton    
 
  10 Jan - May 1777   Captain   Continental Marines, "Effingham"   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
 
  Mar 1777   Captain   Lamb's Continental Artillery Regiment       Company Commander  
 
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   Lamb's Continental Artillery Regiment   Brandywine   Company Commander  
 
  4 Oct 1777   Captain   Lamb's Continental Artillery Regiment   Germantown   Company Commander  
 
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Captain   Lamb's Continental Artillery Regiment   Whitemarsh Encampment   Company Commander  
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Captain   Lamb's Continental Artillery Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment   Company Commander  
 
  28 Jun 1778   Captain   Lamb's Continental Artillery Regiment   Monmouth   Company Commander  
 
  Jul - Oct 1779   Captain   Lamb's Continental Artillery Regiment   Sullivan's-Clinton Indian Campaign   Company Commander  
 
  10 Aug 1779   Captain   2nd Continental Artillery Regiment       Company Commander  
 
  13 Aug 1779   Captain   2nd Continental Artillery Regiment   Newtown, NY / Sullivan (I)   Company Commander  
 
  15 Sep - 15 Nov 1779   Captain   2nd Continental Artillery Regiment   West Point, Garrison Duty   Company Commander  
 
  1 Jan 1781   Captain   4th Continental Artillery Regiment       Company Commander  
 
  19 Apr 1781   Major   4th Continental Artillery Regiment        
 
  24 Dec 1782   Lieutenant Colonel Commandant   4th Continental Artillery Regiment       Commander  
 
  15 Nov 1783   Lieutenant Colonel Commandant   4th Continental Artillery Regiment       Commander   Discharged
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  6 June 1785   14 September 1786   Commissioner, Pennsylvania - Ohio border survey  
 
  11 June 1787   29 October 1787   Commissioner, Pennsylvania - New York border survey  
 
  10 May 1809   16 November 1813   Surveyor General, Commonwealth Pennsylvania  
 

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