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Military History of John McDowell  (c. 1750 - c. 1825)

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  9 Jan 1776   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Battalion         Grier's Company
 
  9 Jun 1776   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Battalion   Trois Rivieres     Grier's Company
 
  18 Jul 1776 - 24 Feb 1777   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Battalion   Fort Ticonderoga, Garrison Duty     Grier's Company
 
  Mar - Nov 1777   First Lieutenant   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1777     Grier's Company
 
  15 Mar 1777   First Lieutenant   7th Pennsylvania Regiment         Grier's Company
 
  20 Mar 1777   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment       Commander, 8th Company  
 
  26-27 May 1777   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   Middletown, NJ   Commander, 8th Company  
 
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   Brandywine   Commander, 8th Company  
 
  20 Sep 1777   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   Paoli   Commander, 8th Company  
 
  4 Oct 1777   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   Germantown   Commander, 8th Company  
 
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   Whitemarsh Encampment   Commander, 8th Company  
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment   Commander, 8th Company  
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Surgeon   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment    
 
  5 Feb 1778   Surgeon   6th Pennsylvania Regiment       Commander, 8th Company  
 
  Apr - Oct 1779   Surgeon   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
 
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Surgeon   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
 
  Apr - Oct 1780   Surgeon   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
 
  23 Jun 1780   Surgeon   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Springfield, NJ    
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Surgeon   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Surgeon   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Southern Campaign    
 
  6 Jul 1781   Surgeon   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Green Spring / Jamestown    
 
  6-17 Oct 1781   Surgeon   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Yorktown    
 
  Jan - Nov 1782   Surgeon   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Carolina Campaign    
 
  1 Jan 1783   Surgeon   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  23 Sep 1783   Surgeon   1st Pennsylvania Regiment         Retired
 
 

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