The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

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Military History of Francis Johnston  (10/17/1748 - 2/22/1815)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  Jan - Jul 1776   Lieutenant Colonel   4th Pennsylvania Battalion   Canada Campaign (II)    
 
  4 Jan 1776   Lieutenant Colonel   4th Pennsylvania Battalion        
 
  9 Jun 1776   Lieutenant Colonel   4th Pennsylvania Battalion   Trois Rivieres    
 
  18 Jul 1776 - 24 Jan 1777   Lieutenant Colonel   4th Pennsylvania Battalion   Fort Ticonderoga, Garrison Duty    
 
  18 Jul 1776 - 24 Jan 1777   Colonel   4th Pennsylvania Battalion   Fort Ticonderoga, Garrison Duty    
 
  26 Sep 1776   Colonel   4th Pennsylvania Battalion       Commander  
 
  15 Feb 1777   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment       Commander  
 
  Mar - Nov 1777   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1777   Commander  
 
  22 Jun 1777   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Brunswick, NJ (II)   Commander  
 
  10-23 Aug 1777   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Neshaminy Encampment   Commander  
 
  11 Sep 1777   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Brandywine   Commander  
 
  19 Sep 1777   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Paoli   Commander  
 
  4 Oct 1777   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Germantown   Commander  
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment   Commander  
 
  28 Jun 1778   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Monmouth   Commander  
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment   Commander  
 
  Apr - Oct 1779   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1779   Commander  
 
  15 Jul 1779   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Stony Point   Commander  
 
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1779   Commander  
 
  Apr - Oct 1780   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Summer Campaign   Commander  
 
  21 Jul 1780   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights   Commander  
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1780   Commander  
 
  17 Jan 1781   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Regiment       Commander   Retired
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  1810   22 February 1815   High Sheriff, City and County of Philadelphia, PA  
 

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