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Military History of James Hamilton  (9/16/1750 - 11/26/1833)

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  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Volunteer   2nd Continental Regiment   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
 
  18 Aug 1775   Volunteer   2nd Continental Regiment         Ross's Company
 
  27 Aug 1775   Volunteer   2nd Continental Regiment   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Ross's Company
 
  9 Nov 1775   Volunteer   2nd Continental Regiment   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Ross's Company
 
  1 Jan 1776   Captain   1st Continental Regiment         Ross's Company
 
  1 Jul 1776   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment         Ross's Company
 
  27 Aug 1776   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Long Island     Ross's Company
 
  29-30 Aug 1776   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Covering Force, Long Island Retreat     Ross's Company
 
  28 Oct 1776   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   White Plains   Company Commander  
 
  1 Dec 1776   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   New Brunswick, NJ (I)   Company Commander  
 
  26 Dec 1776   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Trenton, NJ (I)   Company Commander  
 
  2 Jan 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Trenton, NJ (II)   Company Commander  
 
  3 Jan 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Princeton   Company Commander  
 
  10 Jan - May 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1777   Company Commander  
 
  Mar - Nov 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1777   Company Commander  
 
  20 Apr 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Piscataway, NJ (I)   Company Commander  
 
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Brandywine   Company Commander  
 
  19 Sep 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Paoli   Company Commander  
 
  4 Oct 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Germantown   Company Commander  
 
  10 Dec 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   New Brunswick, NJ (III)   Company Commander   POW
 
  Oct 1778   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment       Aide-de-Camp, Major-General St. Clair   Exchanged
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Major   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment    
 
  10 Dec 1778   Major   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment       Regimental Major  
 
  Apr - Oct 1779   Major   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1779   Regimental Major  
 
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Major   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1779   Regimental Major  
 
  Apr - Oct 1780   Major   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Summer Campaign   Regimental Major  
 
  18 May 1780   Major   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Paramus, NJ   Regimental Major  
 
  7 Jun 1780   Major   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Connecticut Farms, NJ   Regimental Major  
 
  21 Jul 1780   Major   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights   Regimental Major  
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Major   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1780   Regimental Major  
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Major   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Southern Campaign    
 
  6-17 Oct 1781   Major   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Yorktown    
 
  1 Jan 1783   Major   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment       Regimental Major   Retired
 
 

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