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Military History of John Murray  (c. 1731 - 2/3/1798)

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  9 Jan 1776   Ensign   6th Pennsylvania Battalion         Adam's Company
 
  7 Mar 1776   Captain   Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment       Commander, 5th Company  
 
  27 Aug 1776   Captain   Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment   Long Island   Commander, 5th Company  
 
  28 Oct 1776   Captain   Provisional State Battalion   White Plains   Commander, 5th Company  
 
  1 Dec 1776   Captain   Provisional State Battalion   New Brunswick, NJ (I)   Commander, 5th Company  
 
  26 Dec 1776   Captain   Provisional State Battalion   Trenton, NJ (I)   Commander, 5th Company  
 
  3 Jan 1777   Captain   Provisional State Battalion   Princeton   Commander, 5th Company  
 
  10 Jan - May 1777   Captain   Provisional State Battalion   Morristown Encampment, 1777   Commander, 5th Company  
 
  24 Jan 1777   Captain   Provisional State Battalion   Quibbletown (New Market), NJ   Commander, 5th Company  
 
  13 Feb 1777   Captain   Pennsylvania State Regiment of Foot       Commander, 5th Company  
 
  Mar - Nov 1777   Major   Pennsylvania State Regiment of Foot   New Jersey Campaign, 1777    
 
  18 Mar 1777   Major   Pennsylvania State Regiment of Foot       1st Major  
 
  11 Sep 1777   Major   Pennsylvania State Regiment of Foot   Brandywine   1st Major  
 
  4 Oct 1777   Major   Pennsylvania State Regiment of Foot   Germantown   1st Major  
 
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Major   13th Pennsylvania Regiment   Whitemarsh Encampment   1st Major  
 
  12 Nov 1777   Major   13th Pennsylvania Regiment       1st Major  
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Major   13th Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment   1st Major  
 
  28 Jun 1778   Major   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Monmouth   1st Major  
 
  1 Jul 1778   Major   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment       1st Major  
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Major   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment   1st Major  
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Lieutenant Colonel   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment    
 
  10 Dec 1778   Lieutenant Colonel   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  Apr - Oct 1779   Lieutenant Colonel   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
 
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Lieutenant Colonel   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
 
  Apr - Oct 1780   Lieutenant Colonel   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
 
  18 May 1780   Lieutenant Colonel   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Paramus, NJ    
 
  7 Jun 1780   Lieutenant Colonel   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Connecticut Farms, NJ    
 
  21 Jul 1780   Lieutenant Colonel   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Lieutenant Colonel   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  15 Jan 1781   Lieutenant Colonel   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment         Retired
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  17 August 1791   3 February 1798   Justice of the Peace, Dauphin County, PA  
 

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