The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

Cincinnati Certificate

Military History of William MacPherson  (c. 1756 - 11/5/1813)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  26 Jul 1773   Lieutenant   British Regiment of Foot, 16th Regiment        
 
  26 Dec 1778   Lieutenant   British Regiment of Foot, 16th Regiment         Resigned
 
  Apr - Oct 1779   Major   Continental Army   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
 
  16 Sep 1779   Major   Continental Army       Aide-de-Camp, Lincoln  
 
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Major   Continental Army   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
 
  31 Jan 1780   Major   Continental Army       Aide-de-Camp, Major-General St. Clair  
 
  Apr - Oct 1780   Major   Continental Army   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
 
  Aug 1780   Major   Continental Army       Aide-de-Camp, General Lafayette  
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Major   Continental Army   Southern Campaign   Aide-de-Camp, General Lafayette  
 
  26 Jun 1781   Major   Continental Army   Simcoe, VA   Aide-de-Camp, General Lafayette  
 
  6 Jul 1781   Major   Continental Army   Green Spring / Jamestown   Aide-de-Camp, General Lafayette  
 
  1 Aug 1781   Major   Continental Army       Aide-de-Camp, General Lafayette   Sent To Philadelphia With Dispatches
 
  Nov 1781 - Nov 1783   Major   Continental Army   Philadelphia, PA Area, Garrison Duty    
 
  4 Oct 1783   Major   Continental Army         Discharged
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  25 May 1787   17 September 1787   Delegate, Pennsylvania Federal Constitutional Convention , Philadelphia County, PA  
 
  14 October 1788   23 October 1789   Representative, Pennsylvania General Assembly , Philadelphia County, PA  
 
  19 September 1789   8 March 1792   Surveyor of Customs, Philadelphia, PA  
 
  8 March 1792   28 November 1793   Inspector of Revenue, Philadelphia, PA  
 
  28 November 1793   5 November 1813   Naval Officer, Port of Philadelphia, PA  
 

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