The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

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Military History of John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg  (10/1/1746 - 10/1/1807)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Sep 1775 - 28 Jun 1776   Colonel   8th Virginia Regiment   Charleston Defense, SC Campaign    
 
  12 Jan 1776   Colonel   8th Virginia Regiment        
 
  21 Feb 1777   Brigadier General   Virginia Brigade        
 
  10-23 Aug 1777   Brigadier General   Virginia Brigade   Neshaminy Encampment    
 
  11 Sep 1777   Brigadier General   Virginia Brigade   Brandywine    
 
  4 Oct 1777   Brigadier General   Virginia Brigade   Germantown    
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Brigadier General   Virginia Brigade   Valley Forge Encampment    
 
  28 Jun 1778   Brigadier General   Virginia Brigade   Monmouth    
 
  Apr - Oct 1779   Brigadier General   Virginia Brigade   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Brigadier General   Virginia Brigade   Southern Campaign    
 
  6-17 Oct 1781   Brigadier General   Virginia Brigade   Yorktown    
 
  3 Nov 1783   Brigadier General   Virginia Brigade         Retired
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  5 October 1784   21 October 1787   Vice-President / Counsellor, Pennsylvania Supreme Executive Council, Philadelphia, PA  
 
  4 March 1789   3 March 1791   United States Representative, Washington, D.C.  
 
  2 December 1793   3 March 1795   United States Representative, Washington, D.C.  
 
  January 1796   February 1796   Elector   3rd Presidential Election
 
  2 December 1799   3 March 1801   United States Representative, Washington, D.C.  
 
  4 March 1801   30 June 1801   United States Senator, Washington, D.C.  
 
  June 1801   January 1802   Supervisor, Federal Revenue, Pennsylvania  
 
  January 1802   1 October 1807   Collector, Philadelphia, PA  
 

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