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Military History of John Sharp  (n.d. - 8/??/1793)

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  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  2 Nov 1775   Sergeant   1st Pennsylvania Battalion         Harmar's Company
 
  Jan - Jul 1776   Sergeant   1st Pennsylvania Battalion   Canada Campaign (II)     Harmar's Company
 
  27 May 1776   Sergeant   1st Pennsylvania Battalion   La Chine, Canada     Harmar's Company
 
  18 Jul 1776 - 13 Nov 1776   Sergeant   1st Pennsylvania Battalion   Fort Ticonderoga, Garrison Duty     Harmar's Company
 
  24 Oct 1776   Sergeant   1st Pennsylvania Battalion         Harmar's Company; Discharged
 
  3 Nov 1776   Second Lieutenant   2nd Canadian Regiment, Hazen's        
 
  Mar - Nov 1777   Second Lieutenant   Ottendorf's Independent Corps   New Jersey Campaign, 1777    
 
  3 Mar 1777   Second Lieutenant   Ottendorf's Independent Corps        
 
  26 Jun 1777   Second Lieutenant   Ottendorf's Independent Corps   Short Hill, NJ (II)    
 
  11 Sep 1777   Second Lieutenant   Ottendorf's Independent Corps   Brandywine    
 
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Second Lieutenant   Ottendorf's Independent Corps   Whitemarsh Encampment    
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Second Lieutenant   Ottendorf's Independent Corps   Valley Forge Encampment    
 
  28 Mar 1778   First Lieutenant   Pulaski's Legion         Effective 10 Feb 1778
 
  28 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   Pulaski's Legion   Monmouth    
 
  Apr - Dec 1779   First Lieutenant   Pulaski's Legion   Wyoming Valley, PA Campaign    
 
  Jul - Oct 1779   First Lieutenant   Pulaski's Legion   Sullivan's-Clinton Indian Campaign    
 
  13 Aug 1779   First Lieutenant   Pulaski's Legion   Newtown, NY / Sullivan (I)    
 
  3 Oct 1779   First Lieutenant   Pulaski's Legion   Savannah, GA    
 
  1 Jan 1781   Captain   1st Partisan Legion       Commander, 5th Troop  
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Captain   1st Partisan Legion   Southern Campaign   Commander, 5th Troop  
 
  Jan - Nov 1782   Captain   1st Partisan Legion   Carolina Campaign   Commander, 5th Troop  
 
  25 Dec 1782 - 23 Nov 1783   Captain   1st Partisan Legion   York, PA, Garrison Duty   Commander, 5th Troop  
 
  Nov 1783   Captain   1st Partisan Legion       Commander, 5th Troop   Retired
 
 

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