The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

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Military History of John Steele  (7/5/1758 - 2/27/1827)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  4 Dec 1776   First Lieutenant   10th Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  10 Jan - May 1777   First Lieutenant   10th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
 
  Mar - Nov 1777   First Lieutenant   10th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1777    
 
  12-13 Apr 1777   First Lieutenant   10th Pennsylvania Regiment   Bound Brook    
 
  11 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   10th Pennsylvania Regiment   Brandywine     Wounded
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   10th Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment    
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Captain Lieutenant   10th Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment    
 
  27 May 1778   Captain Lieutenant   10th Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  28 Jun 1778   Captain Lieutenant   10th Pennsylvania Regiment   Monmouth    
 
  1 Oct 1778   Captain Lieutenant   10th Pennsylvania Regiment       Company Commander  
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Captain Lieutenant   10th Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment   Company Commander  
 
  21 Mar 1779   Captain   10th Pennsylvania Regiment       Company Commander  
 
  Apr - Oct 1779   Captain   10th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1779   Company Commander  
 
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Captain   10th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1779   Company Commander  
 
  Apr - Oct 1780   Captain   10th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Summer Campaign   Company Commander  
 
  21 Jul 1780   Captain   10th Pennsylvania Regiment   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights   Company Commander  
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain   10th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1780   Company Commander  
 
  17 Jan 1781   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment       Company Commander  
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Southern Campaign    
 
  6-17 Oct 1781   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Yorktown    
 
  Jan - Nov 1782   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Carolina Campaign    
 
  1 Jan 1783   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment         Retired
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  1801   1810   Commissioner, Pennamite - Yankee Claims Settlement  
 
  13 October 1801   6 December 1802   Representative, Pennsylvania General Assembly, Lancaster, PA  
 
  12 October 1802   1 December 1806   Senator, Pennsylvania General Assembly, Lancaster, PA  
 
  August 1808   1826   Collector, Port of Philadelphia, PA  
 
  1813   1819   Member Common Council, Philadelphia, PA  
 

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