The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

Cincinnati Certificate

Military History of John McGowan  (n.d. - 11/??/1805)

1854 Eligible (Did not join in lifetime)

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  9 Aug 1776   Third Lieutenant   Provisional State Battalion        
 
  27 Aug 1776   Third Lieutenant   2nd Brigade, Pennsylvania Line   Long Island    
 
  Sep 1776   Third Lieutenant   Provisional State Battalion       Adjutant  
 
  24 Oct 1776   Captain   Provisional State Battalion       Adjutant   Promoted
 
  3 Jan 1777   Captain   Provisional State Battalion   Princeton    
 
  Sep 1777   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment       Brigade Major  
 
  4 Oct 1777   Captain   2nd Brigade, Pennsylvania Line   Germantown     Wounded
 
  16 Jul 1777 - 15 Jun 1781   Captain   Invalid Corps   Philadelphia, Garrison     Assigned 3 Feb 1781
 
  15 Jun 1781 - Nov 1783   Brevet Major   Invalid Corps   Fishkill Encampment, Garrison Duty     Assigned 30 Sep 1783
 
  15 Nov 1783   Brevet Major   Invalid Corps         Retired
 
 

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