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2nd Continental Regiment

  Unit History  
 
 
  Date Action
  18 Aug 1775 Redesignated From   Pennsylvania Battalion of Riflemen
  1 Jan 1776 Redesignated To   1st Continental Regiment
 
 
 
  Military Actions  
 
  Date Military Action
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776 Boston / Cambridge Campaign
  27 Aug 1775 Ploughed Hill, Mass
  15 Sep - 31 Dec 1775 Canada Campaign (I)
  9 Nov 1775 Lechmere's Point, Mass
  31 Dec 1775 Quebec, Canada
 
 
  Officer List  
 
  Robert Allison  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Private         Doudle's Company
  27 Aug 1775   Private   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Doudle's Company
  15 Sep - 31 Dec 1775   Private   Canada Campaign (I)     Doudle's Company
 
  Samuel Blair  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  9 Nov 1775   Chaplain        
 
  Jacob Bower  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Sergeant       Regimental Quartermaster  
  27 Aug 1775   Sergeant   Ploughed Hill, Mass    
  9 Nov 1775   Sergeant   Lechmere's Point, Mass    
 
  Thomas Boyd  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Sergeant        
  27 Aug 1775   Sergeant   Ploughed Hill, Mass    
  15 Sep - 31 Dec 1775   Sergeant   Canada Campaign (I)     POW
  31 Dec 1775   Sergeant   Quebec, Canada    
 
  Samuel Brady  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Private        
  9 Nov 1775   Private   Lechmere's Point, Mass    
 
  Thomas Buchanan  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Third Lieutenant        
  27 Aug 1775   Third Lieutenant   Ploughed Hill, Mass    
  9 Nov 1775   Third Lieutenant   Lechmere's Point, Mass    
 
  Thomas Campbell  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Private   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
  18 Aug 1775   Private         Miller's Company
  27 Aug 1775   Private   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Miller's Company
  9 Nov 1775   Private   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Miller's Company
 
  James Chambers  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Captain       Commander, Independent Company  
  27 Aug 1775   Captain   Ploughed Hill, Mass    
  9 Nov 1775   Captain   Lechmere's Point, Mass    
 
  Morgan Connor  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   First Lieutenant         Nagel's Company
  27 Aug 1775   First Lieutenant   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Nagel's Company
  9 Nov 1775   First Lieutenant   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Nagel's Company
 
  John Craig  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Private         Hendrick's Company
  27 Aug 1775   Private   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Hendrick's Company
  15 Sep - 31 Dec 1775   Private   Canada Campaign (I)     Hendrick's Company
  31 Dec 1775   Private   Quebec, Canada     Hendrick's Company
 
  Samuel Craig  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  25 Jun 1775   Third Lieutenant        
  8 Nov 1775   Second Lieutenant        
 
  Thomas Craig  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Second Lieutenant       Regiment Quartermaster, Miller's Company  
  27 Aug 1775   Second Lieutenant   Ploughed Hill, Mass    
  Nov 1775   First Lieutenant       Regiment Quartermaster, Miller's Company  
  9 Nov 1775   First Lieutenant   Lechmere's Point, Mass    
 
  James Grier  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   First Lieutenant        
  27 Aug 1775   First Lieutenant   Ploughed Hill, Mass    
 
  James Hamilton  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Volunteer   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
  18 Aug 1775   Volunteer         Ross's Company
  27 Aug 1775   Volunteer   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Ross's Company
  9 Nov 1775   Volunteer   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Ross's Company
 
  David Hammond  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Sergeant         Lowdon's Company
  27 Aug 1775   Sergeant   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Lowdon's Company
  9 Nov 1775   Sergeant   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Lowdon's Company
 
  Edward Hand  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Lieutenant Colonel   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
  18 Aug 1775   Lieutenant Colonel        
  27 Aug 1775   Lieutenant Colonel   Ploughed Hill, Mass    
  9 Nov 1775   Lieutenant Colonel   Lechmere's Point, Mass    
 
  William Hendricks  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Captain        
  15 Sep - 31 Dec 1775   Captain   Canada Campaign (I)    
  31 Dec 1775   Captain   Quebec, Canada     DIS, 1 Jan 1776
 
  James Holliday  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Sergeant         Cluggage's Company
  27 Aug 1775   Sergeant   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Cluggage's Company
  9 Nov 1775   Sergeant   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Cluggage's Company
 
  Thomas Lucas  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Private         Captain Chambers' Company
  27 Aug 1775   Private   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Captain Chambers' Company
  9 Nov 1775   Private   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Captain Chambers' Company
 
  Robert Magaw  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Major   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
  18 Aug 1775   Major        
  27 Aug 1775   Major   Ploughed Hill, Mass    
  9 Nov 1775   Major   Lechmere's Point, Mass    
 
  William Magaw  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Surgeon   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
  18 Aug 1775   Surgeon        
  27 Aug 1775   Surgeon   Ploughed Hill, Mass    
  9 Nov 1775   Surgeon   Lechmere's Point, Mass    
 
  John McClellan  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Sep - 31 Dec 1775   First Lieutenant   Canada Campaign (I)     DIS, 3 Nov 1775
 
  Matthew McConnell  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Second Lieutenant         Chambers' Company
  27 Aug 1775   Second Lieutenant   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Chambers' Company
  9 Nov 1775   Second Lieutenant   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Chambers' Company
 
  Nathan McConnell  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Second Lieutenant   Boston / Cambridge Campaign     Assigned 18 Aug 1775
 
  Robert McKenzie  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Second Lieutenant         Cluggage's Company
  27 Aug 1775   Second Lieutenant   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Cluggage's Company
  9 Nov 1775   Second Lieutenant   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Cluggage's Company
 
  William McMurray  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Sergeant   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
  18 Aug 1775   Sergeant         Lowdon's Company
  9 Nov 1775   Sergeant   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Lowdon's Company
 
  Henry Miller  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   First Lieutenant        
  27 Aug 1775   First Lieutenant   Ploughed Hill, Mass    
  Oct 1775   Captain        
 
  George Nagel  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Captain   Boston / Cambridge Campaign     Assigned 18 Aug 1775
 
  Francis Nichols  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Second Lieutenant         Hendrick's Company
  27 Aug 1775   Second Lieutenant   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Hendrick's Company
  15 Sep - 31 Dec 1775   Second Lieutenant   Canada Campaign (I)     Hendrick's Company; POW, 31 Dec 1775
 
  James Parr  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   First Lieutenant         Lowdon's Company
  27 Aug 1775   First Lieutenant   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Lowdon's Company
  9 Nov 1775   First Lieutenant   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Lowdon's Company
 
  Christian Reinick  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  18 Aug 1775   Surgeon's Mate        
  27 Aug 1775   Surgeon's Mate   Ploughed Hill, Mass    
  9 Nov 1775   Surgeon's Mate   Lechmere's Point, Mass    
 
  Michael Simpson  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Second Lieutenant   Boston / Cambridge Campaign     Assigned 18 Aug 1775
 
  Isaac Sweeny  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Private   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
  18 Aug 1775   Private         Doudle's Company
  27 Aug 1775   Private   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Doudle's Company
  9 Nov 1775   Private   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Doudle's Company
 
  William Thompson  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Colonel   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
  18 Aug 1775   Colonel        
  27 Aug 1775   Colonel   Ploughed Hill, Mass    
  9 Nov 1775   Colonel   Lechmere's Point, Mass    
 
  James Wilson  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Second Lieutenant   Boston / Cambridge Campaign     Assigned 18 Aug 1775
 
  William Wilson  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Ensign   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
  18 Aug 1775   Ensign         Lowdon's Company
  27 Aug 1775   Ensign   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Lowdon's Company
  9 Nov 1775   Ensign   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Lowdon's Company
 
  David Ziegler  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr 1775 - Mar 1776   Second Lieutenant   Boston / Cambridge Campaign    
  18 Aug 1775   Second Lieutenant       Regimental Adjutant   Ross's Company
  27 Aug 1775   Second Lieutenant   Ploughed Hill, Mass     Ross's Company
  9 Nov 1775   Second Lieutenant   Lechmere's Point, Mass     Ross's Company
 

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