The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

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Military History of William Van Lear  (c. 1755 - 7/5/1823)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Nov 1776   Second Lieutenant   9th Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  10 Jan - May 1777   Second Lieutenant   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
 
  10 Jan - May 1777   First Lieutenant   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
 
  Mar - Nov 1777   First Lieutenant   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1777    
 
  3 Mar 1777   First Lieutenant   9th Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  11 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Brandywine    
 
  4 Oct 1777   First Lieutenant   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Germantown    
 
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   First Lieutenant   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Whitemarsh Encampment    
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment    
 
  28 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Monmouth    
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   First Lieutenant   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment    
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Captain Lieutenant   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment    
 
  17 Jan 1779   Captain Lieutenant   9th Pennsylvania Regiment       Company Commander  
 
  Apr - Oct 1779   Captain Lieutenant   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
 
  10 Oct 1779   Captain   9th Pennsylvania Regiment       Brigade Major  
 
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Captain   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
 
  Apr - Oct 1780   Captain   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
 
  21 Jul 1780   Captain   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
 
  25 Sep 1780   Captain   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   West Point Reinforcement    
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain   9th Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  17 Jan 1781   Captain   5th Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Captain   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Southern Campaign    
 
  6 Jul 1781   Captain   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Green Spring / Jamestown     Wounded
 
  17 Aug 1781   Captain   5th Pennsylvania Regiment         Returned to Philadelphia
 
  Nov 1781 - Nov 1783   Captain   5th Pennsylvania Regiment   Philadelphia, PA Area, Garrison Duty    
 
  1 Jan 1783   Captain   5th Pennsylvania Regiment         Retired
 
 

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