The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

Cincinnati Certificate

Military History of Benjamin Lodge, Jr.  (3/28/1749 - 6/10/1812)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  16 Oct 1776   Ensign   12th Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  3 Jan 1777   Ensign   12th Pennsylvania Regiment   Princeton    
 
  10 Jan - May 1777   Ensign   12th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
 
  1 Mar 1777   Second Lieutenant   12th Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  Mar - Nov 1777   Second Lieutenant   12th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1777    
 
  12 Apr 1777   Second Lieutenant   12th Pennsylvania Regiment   Short Hill, NJ (I)    
 
  12-13 Apr 1777   Second Lieutenant   12th Pennsylvania Regiment   Bound Brook    
 
  10 May 1777   Second Lieutenant   12th Pennsylvania Regiment   Piscataway, NJ (III)    
 
  17 May 1777   Second Lieutenant   12th Pennsylvania Regiment   Metuchen, NJ    
 
  26 Jun 1777   Second Lieutenant   12th Pennsylvania Regiment   Short Hill, NJ (II)    
 
  11 Sep 1777   Second Lieutenant   12th Pennsylvania Regiment   Brandywine    
 
  4 Oct 1777   Second Lieutenant   12th Pennsylvania Regiment   Germantown    
 
  11 Oct 1777   First Lieutenant   12th Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   12th Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment    
 
  28 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   12th Pennsylvania Regiment   Monmouth    
 
  1 Jul 1778   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment    
 
  Apr - Oct 1779   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
 
  May 1779   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment       Assistant Surveyor   Detached Duty, Staff of General Sullivan
 
  Jul - Oct 1779   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Sullivan's-Clinton Indian Campaign   Assistant Surveyor   Detached Duty; Staff of General Sullivan
 
  29 Aug 1779   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Newtown, NY / Sullivan (II)   Assistant Surveyor   Detached Duty; Staff of General Sullivan
 
  Nov 1779   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
 
  Apr - Oct 1780   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
 
  21 Jul 1780   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Southern Campaign    
 
  6 Jul 1781   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Green Spring / Jamestown    
 
  6-17 Oct 1781   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Yorktown    
 
  Jan - Nov 1782   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Carolina Campaign    
 
  1 Jan 1783   First Lieutenant   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment       Paymaster  
 
  Jun 1783   First Lieutenant   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment       Paymaster   Discharged
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  5 May 1785   1789   Deputy Surveyor General of the Proprietary, Pennsylvania  
 
  13 October 1789   1790   County Commissioner, Westmoreland County, PA  
 
  12 February 1790   1793   Deputy Surveyor General, Westmoreland County, PA  
 
  1792   1792   County Commissioner, Westmoreland County, PA  
 
  8 October 1793   4 December 1797   Pennsylvania Senator, Pennsylvania General Assembly, Westmoreland County, PA  
 

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