The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

Cincinnati Certificate

Military History of Edward Hand  (12/31/1744 - 9/3/1803)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Lieutenant Colonel   2nd Continental Regiment   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
 
  25 Jun 1775   Lieutenant Colonel   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen        
 
  18 Aug 1775   Lieutenant Colonel   2nd Continental Regiment        
 
  27 Aug 1775   Lieutenant Colonel   2nd Continental Regiment   Ploughed Hill, Mass    
 
  9 Nov 1775   Lieutenant Colonel   2nd Continental Regiment   Lechmere's Point, Mass    
 
  1 Jan 1776   Lieutenant Colonel   1st Continental Regiment        
 
  7 Mar 1776   Colonel   1st Continental Regiment       Commander  
 
  1 Jul 1776   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment       Commander  
 
  27 Aug 1776   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Long Island   Commander  
 
  29-30 Aug 1776   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Covering Force, Long Island Retreat   Commander  
 
  3 Jan 1777   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Princeton   Commander  
 
  1 Apr 1777   Brigadier General   Continental Army        
 
  1 Jun 1777- Aug 1778   Brigadier General   Continental Army   Fort Pitt 1777, Garrison Duty    
 
  Jul 1778 - Nov 1779   Brigadier General   3rd Pennsylvania Brigade   New York / PA Frontier, 78-79 Campaign    
 
  8 Nov 1778   Brigadier General   3rd Pennsylvania Brigade        
 
  Jul - Oct 1779   Brigadier General   3rd Pennsylvania Brigade   Sullivan's-Clinton Indian Campaign    
 
  29 Aug 1779   Brigadier General   3rd Pennsylvania Brigade   Newtown, NY / Sullivan (II)    
 
  Aug 1780   Brigadier General   Light Infantry Brigade       Commander  
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Brigadier General   Continental Army   Morristown Encampment, 1780   Adjutant General  
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Brigadier General   Light Infantry Brigade   Morristown Encampment, 1780   Commander  
 
  Jan 1781   Brigadier General   Continental Army       Adjutant General  
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Brigadier General   Continental Army   Southern Campaign   Adjutant General  
 
  30 Sep 1781   Major General   Continental Army       Adjutant General  
 
  6-17 Oct 1781   Major General   Continental Army   Yorktown   Adjutant General  
 
  Nov 1781 - Nov 1783   Major General   Continental Army   Fishkill Encampment, 1781-1783   Adjutant General  
 
  3 Nov 1783   Major General   Continental Army       Adjutant General   Retired
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  1 November 1784   4 November 1785   Congressman, Trenton, NJ / New York City, NY   United States in Congress Assembled (aka Congress of the Confederation); 6th Session
 
  11 October 1785   22 October 1786   Representative, Pennsylvania General Assembly, Lancaster County, PA  
 
  1789   1789   Burgess, Lancaster County, PA  
 
  January 1789   4 February 1789   Elector, Philadelphia, PA  
 
  27 November 1789   2 September 1790   Delegate, Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention, Lancaster County, PA  
 
  1791   1801   Inspector of Revenue, Department of Pennsylvania  
 

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