The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

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Military History of William Henderson  (c. 1755 - 9/9/1811)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  20 Mar 1776   Ensign   Pennsylvania Musketry Battalion        
 
  27 Aug 1776   Ensign   Pennsylvania Musketry Battalion   Long Island     POW
 
  9 Dec 1776   Ensign   Provisional State Battalion         Exchanged
 
  3 Jan 1777   Second Lieutenant   4th Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  3 Jan 1777   Second Lieutenant   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Princeton    
 
  10 Jan - May 1777   Second Lieutenant   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
 
  Mar - Nov 1777   Second Lieutenant   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1777    
 
  12-13 Apr 1777   Second Lieutenant   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Bound Brook    
 
  11 Sep 1777   Second Lieutenant   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Brandywine    
 
  19 Sep 1777   Second Lieutenant   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Paoli    
 
  4 Oct 1777   Second Lieutenant   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Germantown    
 
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Second Lieutenant   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Whitemarsh Encampment    
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Second Lieutenant   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment    
 
  16 May 1778   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  28 Jun 1778   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Monmouth    
 
  Jul 1778 - Nov 1779   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   New York / PA Frontier, 78-79 Campaign    
 
  17 Oct 1778   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Schoharie, NY Indian Defense    
 
  Jul - Oct 1779   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Sullivan's-Clinton Indian Campaign    
 
  29 Aug 1779   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Newtown, NY / Sullivan (II)    
 
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
 
  Apr - Oct 1780   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
 
  25 Sep 1780   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   West Point Reinforcement    
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Southern Campaign    
 
  6 Jul 1781   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Green Spring / Jamestown    
 
  6-17 Oct 1781   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Yorktown    
 
  Jan - Jul 1782   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment   Georgia Campaign    
 
  1 Jan 1783   Captain   4th Pennsylvania Regiment         Retired
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  25 September 1788   8 January 1799   Justice of the Peace of the Court of Common Pleas, Franklin County, PA  
 

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