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Military History of Walter Finney  (c. 1747 - 9/17/1820)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  20 Mar 1776   First Lieutenant   Pennsylvania Musketry Battalion         Murray's Company
 
  27 Aug 1776   First Lieutenant   Pennsylvania Musketry Battalion   Long Island     Murray's Company; POW
 
  1 Jul 1778   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment         Exchanged
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment    
 
  Apr - Oct 1779   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1779   Company Commander  
 
  10 Apr 1779   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment       Company Commander   To Rank From 10 Aug 1776
 
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1779   Company Commander  
 
  Apr - Oct 1780   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Summer Campaign   Company Commander  
 
  16 Apr 1780   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ   Company Commander  
 
  21 Jul 1780   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights   Company Commander  
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1780   Company Commander  
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Southern Campaign   Company Commander  
 
  6 Jul 1781   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Green Spring / Jamestown   Company Commander   Wounded
 
  Jan - Nov 1782   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Regiment   Carolina Campaign   Company Commander  
 
  1 Jan 1783   Captain   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  Jun 1783   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  3 Nov 1783   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment         Retired
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  16 June 1789   17 August 1791   Justice of the Peace, Chester County, PA  
 
  17 August 1791   17 September 1820   Associate Judge, Chester County, PA  
 

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