The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

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Military History of William Alexander  (n.d. - 11/??/1814)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  Jan - Jul 1776   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Battalion   Canada Campaign (II)    
 
  9 Jan 1776   First Lieutenant   6th Pennsylvania Battalion        
 
  1 Jun 1776   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Battalion        
 
  9 Jun 1776   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Battalion   Trois Rivieres    
 
  18 Jul 1776 - 24 Feb 1777   Captain   6th Pennsylvania Battalion   Fort Ticonderoga, Garrison Duty    
 
  15 Mar 1777   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   Brandywine    
 
  19 Sep 1777   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   Paoli    
 
  4 Oct 1777   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   Germantown    
 
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   Whitemarsh Encampment    
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment    
 
  28 Jun 1778   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   Monmouth    
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment    
 
  Apr - Oct 1779   Captain   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
 
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Major   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
 
  Apr - Oct 1780   Major   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
 
  16 Apr 1780   Major   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  21 Jul 1780   Major   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Major   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Major   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment   Southern Campaign    
 
  6 Jul 1781   Major   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment   Green Spring / Jamestown    
 
  6-17 Oct 1781   Major   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment   Yorktown    
 
  Jan - Nov 1782   Major   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment   Carolina Campaign    
 
  13 Mar 1782   Major   3rd Pennsylvania Regiment         Deranged
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  5 May 1785   1811   Deputy Surveyor General, First District, Donation Lands, PA  
 

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