The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

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Military History of John Harper  (c. 1738? - 9/3/1803)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  Jan - Jul 1776   Volunteer   4th Pennsylvania Battalion   Canada Campaign (II)    
 
  9 Feb 1776   Volunteer   4th Pennsylvania Battalion       Regimental Quartermaster  
 
  18 Jul 1776 - 24 Jan 1777   Volunteer   4th Pennsylvania Battalion   Fort Ticonderoga, Garrison Duty   Regimental Quartermaster  
 
  18 Jul 1776 - 24 Jan 1777   Ensign   4th Pennsylvania Battalion   Fort Ticonderoga, Garrison Duty   Regimental Quartermaster   Taylor's Company
 
  11-13 Oct 1776   Volunteer   4th Pennsylvania Battalion   Lake Champlain   Regimental Quartermaster  
 
  12 Nov 1776   Ensign   4th Pennsylvania Battalion         Taylor's Company
 
  15 Feb 1777   First Lieutenant   5th Pennsylvania Regiment       Brigade Major, 2nd Brigade  
 
  Mar - Nov 1777   First Lieutenant   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1777   Brigade Major, 2nd Brigade  
 
  22 Jun 1777   First Lieutenant   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Brunswick, NJ (II)   Brigade Major, 2nd Brigade  
 
  11 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Brandywine   Brigade Major, 2nd Brigade   POW as of 13 Sep 1777
 
  Nov 1780   First Lieutenant   5th Pennsylvania Regiment       Deputy Quartermaster, Southern Army   Returned from POW
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   First Lieutenant   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1780   Deputy Quartermaster, Southern Army  
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   First Lieutenant   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Southern Campaign   Deputy Quartermaster, Southern Army  
 
  6 Jul 1781   First Lieutenant   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Green Spring / Jamestown   Deputy Quartermaster, Southern Army  
 
  6-17 Oct 1781   First Lieutenant   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Yorktown   Deputy Quartermaster, Southern Army  
 
  Jan - Jul 1782   First Lieutenant   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Georgia Campaign   Deputy Quartermaster, Southern Army  
 
  Jan - Nov 1782   First Lieutenant   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Carolina Campaign   Deputy Quartermaster, Southern Army  
 
  1 Jan 1783   First Lieutenant   5th Pennsylvania Regiment       Deputy Quartermaster, Southern Army   Retired
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  7 October 1783   October 1786   Coroner, Chester County, PA  
 

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