The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

Cincinnati Certificate

Military History of William Irvine  (11/3/1741 - 7/29/1804)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  Jan - Jul 1776   Colonel   6th Pennsylvania Battalion   Canada Campaign (II)    
 
  4 Jan 1776   Colonel   6th Pennsylvania Battalion       Commander  
 
  9 Jun 1776   Colonel   6th Pennsylvania Battalion   Trois Rivieres   Commander   POW
 
  6 May 1778   Colonel   7th Pennsylvania Regiment       Commander   Exchanged
 
  28 Jun 1778   Colonel   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   Monmouth   Commander  
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Colonel   7th Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment   Commander  
 
  Apr - Oct 1779   Brigadier General   2nd Brigade, Pennsylvania Line   New Jersey Campaign, 1779   Commander  
 
  12 May 1779   Brigadier General   2nd Brigade, Pennsylvania Line       Commander  
 
  Apr - Oct 1780   Brigadier General   2nd Brigade, Pennsylvania Line   New Jersey Summer Campaign   Commander  
 
  8 Mar 1778 - Oct 1783   Brigadier General   Western Dept   Fort Pitt 1778, Garrison Duty     Assigned To Fort Pitt, 24 Sep 1781
 
  27 Feb 1783 - 16 May 1783   Brigadier General   Western Dept         Home On Leave
 
  Oct 1783   Brigadier General   Western Dept       Commander   Retired
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  13 November 1783   21 January 1784   Pennsylvania Council of Censors, Cumberland County, PA  
 
  25 March 1785   17 August 1785   Agent for Exploration of Pennsylvania Donation Lands for Veterans  
 
  6 November 1786   30 October 1788   Congressman, New York City, NY   United States in Congress Assembled (aka Congress of the Confederation); 7th & 8th Sessions
 
  25 May 1787   17 September 1787   Delegate, Pennsylvania Federal Constitutional Convention, Cumberland County, PA  
 
  27 November 1789   2 September 1790   Delegate, Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention, Cumberland County, PA  
 
  2 December 1793   3 March 1795   United States Congress, Third Session, Cumberland County, PA  
 
  January 1796   February 1796   Elector   3rd Presidential Election
 
  13 March 1800   29 July 1804   Superintendent of Military Stores and Indian Affairs, Pennsylvania  
 

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