The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

Cincinnati Certificate

Military History of Jacob Bower  (12/20/1757 - 8/3/1818)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Sergeant   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
 
  Jun 1775   Sergeant   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen       Regimental Quartermaster  
 
  18 Aug 1775   Sergeant   2nd Continental Regiment       Regimental Quartermaster  
 
  27 Aug 1775   Sergeant   2nd Continental Regiment   Ploughed Hill, Mass   Regimental Quartermaster  
 
  9 Nov 1775   Sergeant   2nd Continental Regiment   Lechmere's Point, Mass   Regimental Quartermaster  
 
  1 Jan 1776   Sergeant   1st Continental Regiment       Regimental Quartermaster  
 
  Jul 1776   Captain   Swopes Battalion, Pennsylvania Flying Camp        
 
  15 Feb 1777   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment       Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  26-27 May 1777   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Middletown, NJ   Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Brandywine   Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  4 Oct 1777   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Germantown   Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Whitemarsh Encampment   Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment   Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  28 Jun 1778   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Monmouth   Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1779   Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  16 Apr 1780   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ   Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  21 Jul 1780   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights   Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1780   Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Southern Campaign   Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  6 Jul 1781   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Green Spring / Jamestown   Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  6-17 Oct 1781   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Yorktown   Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  Jan - Nov 1782   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Carolina Campaign   Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  1 Jan 1783   Captain   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment       Commander, 2nd Company  
 
  3 Jun 1783   Captain   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment         Retired
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  14 October 1788   December 1790   Sheriff, Berks County, PA  
 
  1790   1800   Auditor, Berks County, PA  
 
  12 October 1790   1793   County Commissioner, Berks County, PA  
 
  1792   1798   Recorder, Register, and Clerk, Orphan's Court, Berks County, PA  
 

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