The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

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Military History of Francis Nichols  (c. 1737 - 2/19/1812)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Second Lieutenant   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
 
  25 Jun 1775   Second Lieutenant   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen         Hendrick's Company
 
  18 Aug 1775   Second Lieutenant   2nd Continental Regiment         Hendrick's Company
 
  27 Aug 1775   Second Lieutenant   2nd Continental Regiment   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Hendrick's Company
 
  15 Sep - 31 Dec 1775   Second Lieutenant   2nd Continental Regiment   Canada Campaign (I)     Hendrick's Company; POW, 31 Dec 1775
 
  27 Sep 1776   Second Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment         Paroled
 
  19 Dec 1776   Captain   9th Pennsylvania Regiment       Commander, 3rd Company   Exchanged
 
  7 Feb 1777   Major   9th Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  11 Sep 1777   Major   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Brandywine    
 
  4 Oct 1777   Major   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Germantown    
 
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Major   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Whitemarsh Encampment    
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Major   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment    
 
  28 Jun 1778   Major   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Monmouth    
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Major   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment    
 
  12 May 1779   Major   9th Pennsylvania Regiment         Resigned
 
 

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