The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

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Military History of James Chambers  (4/5/1736 - 4/25/1805)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Captain   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
 
  25 Jun 1775   Captain   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen       Commander, Independent Company  
 
  18 Aug 1775   Captain   2nd Continental Regiment       Commander, Independent Company  
 
  27 Aug 1775   Captain   2nd Continental Regiment   Ploughed Hill, Mass   Commander, Independent Company  
 
  9 Nov 1775   Captain   2nd Continental Regiment   Lechmere's Point, Mass   Commander, Independent Company  
 
  Jan 1776   Captain   1st Continental Regiment       Commander, Independent Company  
 
  7 Mar 1776   Lieutenant Colonel   1st Continental Regiment        
 
  Jul 1776   Lieutenant Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  27 Aug 1776   Lieutenant Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Long Island    
 
  29-30 Aug 1776   Lieutenant Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Covering Force, Long Island Retreat    
 
  10 Jan - May 1777   Lieutenant Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
 
  12 Mar 1777   Colonel   10th Pennsylvania Regiment       Commander  
 
  Mar - Nov 1777   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1777   Commander  
 
  1 Apr 1777   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment       Commander  
 
  20 Apr 1777   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Piscataway, NJ (I)   Commander  
 
  14 Jun 1777   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Somerset Court House, NJ   Commander  
 
  22 Jun 1777   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   New Brunswick, NJ (II)   Commander  
 
  10-23 Aug 1777   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Neshaminy Encampment   Commander  
 
  11 Sep 1777   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Brandywine   Commander   Wounded
 
  19 Sep 1777   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Paoli   Commander  
 
  4 Oct 1777   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Germantown   Commander  
 
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Whitemarsh Encampment   Commander  
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment   Commander  
 
  28 Jun 1778   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Monmouth   Commander  
 
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1779   Commander  
 
  21 Jul 1780   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights   Commander  
 
  25 Sep 1780   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   West Point Reinforcement   Commander  
 
  17 Jan 1781   Colonel   1st Pennsylvania Regiment       Commander   Retired
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  1782   1785   Justice of the Peace, Franklin County, PA  
 
  1785   1805   Associate Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Franklin County, PA  
 

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