The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

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Military History of John Armstrong, Jr.  (11/25/1758 - 4/1/1843)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  1775   Captain   Pennsylvania Militia        
 
  15 Sep - 31 Dec 1775   Captain   Pennsylvania Militia   Canada Campaign (I)    
 
  1776   Major   Continental Army       Aide-de-Camp, General Hugh Mercer  
 
  3 Jan 1777   Major   Continental Army   Princeton   Aide-de-Camp, General Hugh Mercer   Wounded
 
  19 Sep 1777   Major   Continental Army   Freeman's Farm, NY (I)    
 
  7-15 Oct 1777   Major   Continental Army   Freeman's Farm, NY (II)    
 
  1780   Major   Southern Army       Adjutant  
 
  Aug 1780   Major   Continental Army       Aide-de-Camp, General Horatio Gates  
 
  Jun 1784   Major   Continental Army       Aide-de-Camp, General Horatio Gates   Discharged
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  March 1787   30 October 1788   Congressman, New York City, NY   United States in Congress Assembled (aka Congress of the Confederation); 7th & 8th Sessions
 
  1804   1810   Minister to France, France  
 
  February 1813   September 1814   Secretary of War, Washington, D.C.  
 

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