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Military History of Thomas Buchanan  (c. 1747 - 10/13/1823)

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  25 Jun 1775   Third Lieutenant   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen        
 
  18 Aug 1775   Third Lieutenant   2nd Continental Regiment        
 
  27 Aug 1775   Third Lieutenant   2nd Continental Regiment   Ploughed Hill, Mass    
 
  9 Nov 1775   Third Lieutenant   2nd Continental Regiment   Lechmere's Point, Mass    
 
  1 Jan 1776   Second Lieutenant   1st Continental Regiment        
 
  1 Jul 1776   Second Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  27 Aug 1776   Second Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Long Island    
 
  29-30 Aug 1776   Second Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Covering Force, Long Island Retreat    
 
  28 Oct 1776   Second Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   White Plains    
 
  26 Dec 1776   Second Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Trenton, NJ (I)    
 
  1 Jan 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  2 Jan 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Trenton, NJ (II)    
 
  3 Jan 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Princeton    
 
  10 Jan - May 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
 
  20 Apr 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Piscataway, NJ (I)    
 
  14 Jun 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Somerset Court House, NJ    
 
  Summer 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Philadelphia Campaign    
 
  11 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Brandywine    
 
  20 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Paoli    
 
  1 Oct 1777   Captain Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  4 Oct 1777   Captain Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Germantown    
 
  23 Oct 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment       Company Commander   To Rank From 2 Jun 1778
 
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Whitemarsh Encampment   Company Commander  
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment   Company Commander  
 
  28 Jun 1778   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Monmouth   Company Commander  
 
  2 Oct 1778   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment       Company Commander; Regimental Paymaster  
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment   Company Commander; Regimental Paymaster  
 
  26 Sep 1779   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment       Company Commander; Regimental Paymaster   Resigned
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  18 April 1780   November 1783   Sub-Lieutenant, Cumberland County, PA  
 
  13 October 1789   1793   Sheriff, Cumberland County, PA  
 

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