The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

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Military History of William Wilson  (n.d. - 5/17/1813)

Original Member

  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Ensign   2nd Continental Regiment   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
 
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Ensign   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
 
  26 Jun 1775   Ensign   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen         Lowdon's Company
 
  18 Aug 1775   Ensign   2nd Continental Regiment         Lowdon's Company
 
  27 Aug 1775   Ensign   2nd Continental Regiment   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Lowdon's Company
 
  9 Nov 1775   Ensign   2nd Continental Regiment   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Lowdon's Company
 
  1 Jan 1776   Ensign   1st Continental Regiment         Lowdon's Company
 
  4 Jan 1776   Second Lieutenant   1st Continental Regiment         Lowdon's Company
 
  1 Jul 1776   Second Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment         Lowdon's Company
 
  27 Aug 1776   Second Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Long Island     Lowdon's Company
 
  29-30 Aug 1776   Second Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Covering Force, Long Island Retreat     Lowdon's Company
 
  25 Sep 1776   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment         Parr's Company
 
  28 Oct 1776   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   White Plains     Parr's Company
 
  1 Dec 1776   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   New Brunswick, NJ (I)     Parr's Company
 
  26 Dec 1776   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Trenton, NJ (I)     Parr's Company
 
  2 Jan 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Trenton, NJ (II)     Parr's Company
 
  3 Jan 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Princeton     Parr's Company
 
  10 Jan - May 1777   First Lieutenant   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1777     Parr's Company
 
  10 Jan - May 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
 
  Mar - Nov 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1777    
 
  2 Mar 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment        
 
  20 Apr 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Piscataway, NJ (I)    
 
  14 Jun 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Somerset Court House, NJ    
 
  22 Jun 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   New Brunswick, NJ (II)    
 
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Brandywine    
 
  19 Sep 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Paoli    
 
  4 Oct 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Germantown    
 
  20 Oct 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment       Commander, 9th Company  
 
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Whitemarsh Encampment   Commander, 9th Company  
 
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Valley Forge Encampment   Commander, 9th Company  
 
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Middlebrook Encampment   Commander, 9th Company  
 
  Apr - Oct 1779   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Campaign, 1779   Commander, 9th Company  
 
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1779   Commander, 9th Company  
 
  Apr - Oct 1780   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   New Jersey Summer Campaign   Commander, 9th Company  
 
  21 Jul 1780   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights   Commander, 9th Company  
 
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Morristown Encampment, 1780   Commander, 9th Company  
 
  Jan 1781-1783   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment   Mid-State Pennsylvania   Commander, 9th Company  
 
  3 Nov 1783   Captain   1st Pennsylvania Regiment       Commander, 9th Company  
 
 
  Post-War Offices Held
 
  Date From   Date To   Office Name   Notes
  1784   1790   Lieutenant, Northumberland County, PA  
 
  1784   1791   Justice of the Peace, Northumberland County, PA  
 
  25 May 1787   17 September 1787   Delegate, Pennsylvania Federal Constitutional Convention, Northumberland County, PA  
 
  13 October 1789   24 October 1790   Representative, Pennsylvania General Assembly, Northumberland County, PA  
 
  13 January 1792   17 May 1813   Associate Judge of County Courts, Northumberland County, PA  
 

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