The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

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Military History of Joseph Lewis Finley  (2/20/1753 - 5/23/1839)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  6 Apr 1776   Second Lieutenant   Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment         Long's Company
 
  27 Aug 1776   Second Lieutenant   Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment   Long Island     Long's Company
 
  28 Oct 1776   Second Lieutenant   Provisional State Battalion   White Plains     Long's Company
 
  1 Dec 1776   Second Lieutenant   Provisional State Battalion   New Brunswick, NJ (I)     Long's Company
 
  26 Dec 1776   Second Lieutenant   Provisional State Battalion   Trenton, NJ (I)     Long's Company
 
  3 Jan 1777   Second Lieutenant   Provisional State Battalion   Princeton     Long's Company
 
  10 Jan - May 1777   Second Lieutenant   Provisional State Battalion   Morristown Encampment, 1777     Long's Company
 
  24 Jan 1777   Second Lieutenant   Provisional State Battalion   Quibbletown (New Market), NJ     Long's Company
 
  13 Feb 1777   First Lieutenant   Pennsylvania State Regiment of Foot       Recruiting  
 
  18 Apr 1777   First Lieutenant   Pennsylvania State Regiment of Foot         Marchall's Company
 
  11 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   Pennsylvania State Regiment of Foot   Brandywine     Marchall's Company
 
  4 Oct 1777   First Lieutenant   Pennsylvania State Regiment of Foot   Germantown     Marchall's Company
 
  20 Oct 1777   Captain   Pennsylvania State Regiment of Foot        
 
  12 Nov 1777   Captain   13th Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Captain   13th Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment    
 
  8 Mar 1778 - Oct 1783   Captain   8th Pennsylvania Regiment   Fort Pitt 1778, Garrison Duty    
 
  28 Jun 1778   Captain   13th Pennsylvania Regiment   Monmouth    
 
  1 Jul 1778   Captain   8th Pennsylvania Regiment         Joined 8th Pennsylvania Regiment enroute to Fort Pitt
 
  Dec 1778 - Jan 1779   Captain   8th Pennsylvania Regiment   McIntosh's Ohio River Expedition    
 
  11 Aug - 14 Sep 1779   Captain   8th Pennsylvania Regiment   Brodhead's Expedition    
 
  1 Jan 1781   Captain   2nd Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  1 Jan 1783   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  3 Jun 1783   Captain   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  Sep 1783   Captain   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment         Retired
 
 

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