The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

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Military History of William Jackson  (3/9/1759 - 12/18/1828)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  6 Jun 1775   Ensign   1st South Carolina Regiment        
 
  15 Sep 1775 - 28 Jun 1776   Ensign   1st South Carolina Regiment   Charleston Defense, SC Campaign    
 
  15 Sep 1775 - 28 Jun 1776   Second Lieutenant   1st South Carolina Regiment   Charleston Defense, SC Campaign    
 
  May 1776   Second Lieutenant   1st South Carolina Regiment        
 
  1 Aug 1776 - 31 May 1777   Second Lieutenant   1st South Carolina Regiment   Florida Campaign    
 
  28 Nov 1778 - 15 Oct 1779   Captain   1st South Carolina Regiment   Savannah Campaign, GA    
 
  20 Jun 1779   Captain   1st South Carolina Regiment   Stono Ferry, SC    
 
  9 Oct 1779   Captain   1st South Carolina Regiment        
 
  10 Feb 1780   Major   1st South Carolina Regiment       Aide-de-Camp, Major-General Lincoln  
 
  29 Mar - 12 May 1780   Major   1st South Carolina Regiment   Charleston Defense   Aide-de-Camp, Major-General Lincoln   POW
 
  9 Nov 1780   Major   1st South Carolina Regiment         Exchanged
 
  9 Feb 1781   Major   1st South Carolina Regiment       Secretary, Colonel John Laurens, Envoy to France  
 
  Feb 1782   Major   1st South Carolina Regiment       Assistant, Benjamin Lincoln, Secretary of War  
 
  Oct 1783   Major   1st South Carolina Regiment       Assistant, Benjamin Lincoln, Secretary of War   Resigned
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  25 May 1787   17 September 1787   Secretary, Pennsylvania Federal Constitutional Convention, Philadelphia, PA  
 
  14 January 1796   1802   Surveyor of Customs, Port of Philadelphia, PA  
 

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