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Military History of Robert Magaw  (c. 1738 - 1/4/1790)

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  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Major   2nd Continental Regiment   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
 
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Major   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
 
  25 Jun 1775   Major   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen        
 
  18 Aug 1775   Major   2nd Continental Regiment        
 
  27 Aug 1775   Major   2nd Continental Regiment   Ploughed Hill, Mass    
 
  9 Nov 1775   Major   2nd Continental Regiment   Lechmere's Point, Mass    
 
  1 Jan 1776   Major   1st Continental Regiment        
 
  3 Jan 1776   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Battalion        
 
  27 Aug 1776   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Battalion   Long Island    
 
  29-30 Aug 1776   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Battalion   Covering Force, Long Island Retreat    
 
  28 Oct 1776   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Battalion   White Plains    
 
  16 Nov 1776   Colonel   5th Pennsylvania Battalion   Fort Washington     POW
 
  25 Oct 1780   Colonel   6th Pennsylvania Regiment         Exchanged
 
  1 Jan 1781   Colonel   6th Pennsylvania Regiment         Retired
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  9 October 1781   27 October 1782   Representative, Pennsylvania General Assembly, Cumberland County, PA  
 

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