The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

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Military History of Matthew McConnell  (c. 1748 - 11/11/1816)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Second Lieutenant   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen   Boston / Cambridge Campaign     Chambers' Company
 
  25 Jun 1775   Second Lieutenant   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen         Chambers' Company
 
  18 Aug 1775   Second Lieutenant   2nd Continental Regiment         Chambers' Company
 
  27 Aug 1775   Second Lieutenant   2nd Continental Regiment   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Chambers' Company
 
  9 Nov 1775   Second Lieutenant   2nd Continental Regiment   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Chambers' Company
 
  1 Jan 1776   Second Lieutenant   1st Continental Regiment         Chambers' Company
 
  7 Mar 1776   First Lieutenant   1st Continental Regiment         Grier's Company
 
  1 Jul 1776   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment         Grier's Company
 
  27 Aug 1776   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Long Island     Grier's Company
 
  29-30 Aug 1776   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Covering Force, Long Island Retreat     Grier's Company
 
  28 Oct 1776   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   White Plains     Grier's Company
 
  30 Nov 1776   First Lieutenant   2nd Canadian Regiment, Hazen's         Grier's Company
 
  8 Apr 1777   Captain   2nd Canadian Regiment, Hazen's        
 
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   2nd Canadian Regiment, Hazen's   Brandywine     Wounded; Captured
 
  Nov 1777   Captain   2nd Canadian Regiment, Hazen's         Paroled
 
  12 Feb 1781   Captain   Invalid Corps         Exchanged; Assigned To Philadelphia; Garrison Duty
 
  Nov 1783 - Dec 1784   Captain   Invalid Corps   West Point, Invalid Corps    
 
  12 Dec 1784   Captain   Invalid Corps         Discharged
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  1796   1816   Justice of the Peace, Philadelphia, PA  
 

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