The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

Cincinnati Certificate

Military History of Benjamin Burd (Byrd)  (n.d. - 10/5/1823)

1854 Eligible (Did not join in lifetime)

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Third Lieutenant   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen   Boston / Cambridge Campaign     Assigned 25 Jun 1775
 
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Second Lieutenant   1st Continental Regiment   Boston / Cambridge Campaign     Assigned 1 Jan 1776
 
  15 Sep 1776   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  3 Jan 1777   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Princeton    
 
  14 Mar 1777   Lieutenant Colonel   3rd Continental Light Dragoons        
 
  20 Nov 1778   Lieutenant Colonel   3rd Continental Light Dragoons         Resigned
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   First Lieutenant   10th Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment     Assigned 13 Jan 1779
 
 

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