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Military History of John Craig  (c. 1750 - 11/29/1829)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Private   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
 
  25 Jun 1775   Private   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen         Hendrick's Company
 
  18 Aug 1775   Private   2nd Continental Regiment         Hendrick's Company
 
  27 Aug 1775   Private   2nd Continental Regiment   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Hendrick's Company
 
  15 Sep - 31 Dec 1775   Private   2nd Continental Regiment   Canada Campaign (I)     Hendrick's Company
 
  31 Dec 1775   Private   2nd Continental Regiment   Quebec, Canada     Hendrick's Company
 
  5 Jan 1776   Second Lieutenant   2nd Pennsylvania Battalion         Hendrick's Company
 
  9 Jun 1776   Second Lieutenant   2nd Pennsylvania Battalion   Trois Rivieres     Hendrick's Company
 
  18 Jul 1776 - 24 Jan 1777   Second Lieutenant   2nd Pennsylvania Battalion   Fort Ticonderoga, Garrison Duty     Hendrick's Company
 
  18 Jul 1776 - 24 Jan 1777   First Lieutenant   2nd Pennsylvania Battalion   Fort Ticonderoga, Garrison Duty     Hendrick's Company
 
  11 Nov 1776   First Lieutenant   2nd Pennsylvania Battalion         Hendrick's Company
 
  15 Feb 1777   First Lieutenant   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment         Hendrick's Company
 
  22 Mar 1777   First Lieutenant   4th Continental Light Dragoons         Dorsey's Company
 
  25 Aug 1777   First Lieutenant   4th Continental Light Dragoons   Head of Elk     Dorsey's Company
 
  11 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   4th Continental Light Dragoons   Brandywine     Dorsey's Company
 
  4 Oct 1777   First Lieutenant   4th Continental Light Dragoons   Germantown     Dorsey's Company
 
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   First Lieutenant   4th Continental Light Dragoons   Whitemarsh Encampment     Dorsey's Company
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   4th Continental Light Dragoons   Valley Forge Encampment     Dorsey's Company
 
  28 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   4th Continental Light Dragoons   Monmouth     Dorsey's Company
 
  Nov 1778 - Apr 1779   Captain   4th Continental Light Dragoons   Connecticut Encampment (I)     Dorsey's Company
 
  22 Dec 1778   Captain   4th Continental Light Dragoons         Dorsey's Company
 
  11 Jul 1779   Captain   4th Continental Light Dragoons   Norwalk, CT     Dorsey's Company
 
  Nov 1779 - Apr 1780   Captain   4th Continental Light Dragoons   Connecticut Encampment (II)     Dorsey's Company
 
  21 Jul 1780   Captain   4th Continental Light Dragoons   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights     Dorsey's Company
 
  Nov 1780 - 10 Jul 1781   Captain   4th Continental Light Dragoons   Lancaster Encampment     Dorsey's Company
 
  Jan 1781   Captain   4th Legionary Corps         Dorsey's Company
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Captain   4th Legionary Corps   Southern Campaign     Dorsey's Company
 
  6-17 Oct 1781   Captain   4th Legionary Corps   Yorktown     Dorsey's Company
 
  Jan - Jul 1782   Captain   4th Legionary Corps   Georgia Campaign     Dorsey's Company
 
  11 Jun 1783   Captain   4th Legionary Corps         Dorsey's Company; Discharged
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  27 July 1786   1788   Lieutenant, Northampton County, PA  
 
  November 1788   1793   Collector, Excise Taxes, Northampton County, PA  
 
  8 October 1793   December 1796   Sheriff, Northampton County, PA  
 

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