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  Unit History  
 
 
  Date Action
  1 Jan 1781 Reorganized From   Armand's Independent Corps of Cavalry and Foot
  25 Nov 1783 Disbanded  
 
 
 
  Military Actions  
 
  Date Military Action
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782 Southern Campaign
  6-17 Oct 1781 Yorktown
  Jan - Nov 1782 Carolina Campaign
  25 Dec 1782 - 23 Nov 1783 York, PA, Garrison Duty
 
 
  Officer List  
 
  Henry Bedken  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  1 Jan 1781   Captain        
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Captain   Southern Campaign    
  25 Dec 1782 - 23 Nov 1783   Captain   York, PA, Garrison Duty    
  23 Nov 1783   Captain         Discharged
 
  Baron  Louis Augustus de Uechtritz  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Second Lieutenant   Southern Campaign    
  1 Jan 1782   Second Lieutenant       Commander, 6th Company  
  25 Dec 1782 - 23 Nov 1783   Second Lieutenant   York, PA, Garrison Duty    
  2 Nov 1783   Second Lieutenant       Commander, 6th Company   Discharged
 
  George Guthrie  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  1781   Lieutenant        
 
  Matthew Irwin  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  1 Jan 1781   Lieutenant        
  23 Nov 1783   Lieutenant         Retired
 
  John Morris  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Surgeon's Mate   Southern Campaign    
  6-17 Oct 1781   Surgeon's Mate   Yorktown    
  Jan - Nov 1782   Surgeon   Carolina Campaign    
  18 Jan 1782   Surgeon        
  25 Dec 1782 - 23 Nov 1783   Surgeon   York, PA, Garrison Duty    
  25 Nov 1783   Surgeon        
 
  Casper Shaffner, Jr.  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Cornet   Southern Campaign    
  Jan - Nov 1782   Cornet   Carolina Campaign    
  1 May 1782   Cornet        
  25 Dec 1782 - 23 Nov 1783   Cornet   York, PA, Garrison Duty    
  Nov 1783   Cornet         Retired
 
  John Sharp  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  1 Jan 1781   Captain       Commander, 5th Troop  
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   Captain   Southern Campaign    
  Jan - Nov 1782   Captain   Carolina Campaign    
  25 Dec 1782 - 23 Nov 1783   Captain   York, PA, Garrison Duty    
  Nov 1783   Captain       Commander, 5th Troop   Retired
 
  Christopher Godfried Swartz  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  1 Jan 1781   First Lieutenant        
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   First Lieutenant   Southern Campaign    
  6-17 Oct 1781   First Lieutenant   Yorktown    
  Jan - Nov 1782   First Lieutenant   Carolina Campaign    
  25 Dec 1782 - 23 Nov 1783   First Lieutenant   York, PA, Garrison Duty    
  23 Nov 1783   First Lieutenant         Discharged
 
  Jean Baptiste Verdier  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 May 1781 - 14 Dec 1782   First Lieutenant   Southern Campaign    
  Aug 1781   First Lieutenant         Paroled, Philadelphia
  26 Nov 1782   First Lieutenant         Exchanged
  25 Dec 1782 - 23 Nov 1783   First Lieutenant   York, PA, Garrison Duty    
  Jan 1783   First Lieutenant         Rejoined Unit, York, Pa
  25 Nov 1783   First Lieutenant         Retired
 

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