The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

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Military History of Edward Crawford  (c. 1757 - 3/6/1833)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  Mar 1776   Ensign   1st Continental Regiment         Grier's Company
 
  1 Jul 1776   Ensign   1st Pennsylvania Regiment         Grier's Company
 
  27 Aug 1776   Ensign   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Long Island     Grier's Company
 
  29-30 Aug 1776   Ensign   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Covering Force, Long Island Retreat     Grier's Company
 
  28 Oct 1776   Ensign   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   White Plains     Grier's Company
 
  26 Dec 1776   Ensign   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Trenton, NJ (I)     Grier's Company
 
  2 Jan 1777   Ensign   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Trenton, NJ (II)     Grier's Company
 
  3 Jan 1777   Ensign   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Princeton     Grier's Company
 
  10 Jan - May 1777   Ensign   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1777     Grier's Company
 
  Feb 1777   Second Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment         Grier's Company
 
  18 Apr 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment         Grier's Company
 
  20 Apr 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Piscataway, NJ (I)     Grier's Company
 
  14 Jun 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Somerset Court House, NJ     Grier's Company
 
  22 Jun 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   New Brunswick, NJ (II)     Grier's Company
 
  11 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Brandywine     Grier's Company
 
  4 Oct 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Germantown     Grier's Company
 
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Whitemarsh Encampment     Grier's Company
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment     Grier's Company
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment     Grier's Company
 
  Apr - Oct 1779   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1779     Grier's Company
 
  10 Apr 1779   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment       Regimental Paymaster   Grier's Company
 
  29 Aug 1779   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Newtown, NY / Sullivan (II)   Regimental Paymaster   Grier's Company
 
  21 Jul 1780   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights   Regimental Paymaster   Grier's Company; Wounded
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1780   Regimental Paymaster   Grier's Company
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Southern Campaign   Regimental Paymaster   Grier's Company
 
  26 Jun 1781   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Simcoe, VA   Regimental Paymaster   Grier's Company
 
  6 Jul 1781   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Green Spring / Jamestown   Regimental Paymaster   Grier's Company
 
  16 Aug 1781   First Lieutenant   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment       Regimental Paymaster   Grier's Company
 
  16 Sep 1781   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment       Regimental Paymaster   Grier's Company; Returned to Philadelphia
 
  1 Jan 1783   First Lieutenant   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment       Regimental Paymaster   Grier's Company
 
  Jun 1783   First Lieutenant   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment         Discharged
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  11 September 1784   1809   Justice of the Peace, Franklin County, PA  
 
  11 September 1784   1809   Prothonotary, Franklin County, PA   duties to include Clerk of Courts; Register of Wills and Recorder of Deeds
 

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