The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

Cincinnati Certificate

Military History of John Townes  (c. 1756 - c. 1793)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  25 Nov 1776   Ensign   11th Virginia Regiment        
 
  10 Jan - May 1777   Second Lieutenant   11th Virginia Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
 
  7 Feb 1777   Second Lieutenant   11th Virginia Regiment        
 
  Mar - Nov 1777   Second Lieutenant   11th Virginia Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1777    
 
  12-13 Apr 1777   Second Lieutenant   11th Virginia Regiment   Bound Brook    
 
  11 Sep 1777   Second Lieutenant   11th Virginia Regiment   Brandywine    
 
  4 Oct 1777   Second Lieutenant   11th Virginia Regiment   Germantown    
 
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Second Lieutenant   11th Virginia Regiment   Whitemarsh Encampment    
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Second Lieutenant   11th Virginia Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment    
 
  28 Jun 1778   Second Lieutenant   11th Virginia Regiment   Monmouth    
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Second Lieutenant   11th Virginia Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment    
 
  Apr - Oct 1779   Second Lieutenant   11th Virginia Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
 
  12 May 1779   Second Lieutenant   7th Virginia Regiment (New)        
 
  1 Jul 1779   First Lieutenant   7th Virginia Regiment (New)        
 
  29 Mar - 12 May 1780   First Lieutenant   7th Virginia Regiment (New)   Charleston Defense     POW, 12 May 1780
 
  3 May 1781   First Lieutenant   2nd Virginia Regiment         Exchanged; Paroled
 
  15 Nov 1783   First Lieutenant   2nd Virginia Regiment         Discharged
 
 

Our Members in the Revolution

History of the Society

Members Only