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5th Pennsylvania Battalion (Fed)

  Unit History  
 
 
  Date Action
  15 Dec 1775 Authorized  
  3 Jan 1776 Activated  
  1 Jan 1777 Reformed As   6th Pennsylvania Regiment
 
 
 
  Military Actions  
 
  Date Military Action
  27 Aug 1776 Long Island
  29-30 Aug 1776 Covering Force, Long Island Retreat
  28 Oct 1776 White Plains
  16 Nov 1776 Fort Washington
 
 
  Officer List  
 
  John Beatty  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  5 Jan 1776   Ensign        
 
  Reading Beatty  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  5 Jan 1776   Ensign        
  10 Aug 1776   Second Lieutenant        
  16 Nov 1776   Second Lieutenant   Fort Washington     POW
 
  William Crawford  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  8 Jan 1776   Second Lieutenant        
  12 Oct 1776   First Lieutenant        
  16 Nov 1776   First Lieutenant   Fort Washington     POW
 
  Andrew Dover  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  8 Jan 1776   Second Lieutenant        
  4 Mar 1776   First Lieutenant        
  16 Nov 1776   First Lieutenant   Fort Washington     POW
 
  John Hall Finley  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  8 Jan 1776   Second Lieutenant        
  29-30 Aug 1776   Second Lieutenant   Covering Force, Long Island Retreat    
  1 Nov 1776   First Lieutenant        
  16 Nov 1776   First Lieutenant   Fort Washington     POW
 
  James Gibbon  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  8 Jan 1776   Ensign        
  16 Nov 1776   Ensign   Fort Washington     POW
 
  John Harris  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  6 Jan 1776   First Lieutenant        
  16 Nov 1776   First Lieutenant   Fort Washington     POW; Captain Vansandt's Company
 
  Thomas Jenny  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  8 Jan 1776   Second Lieutenant        
  12 Oct 1776   First Lieutenant        
  16 Nov 1776   First Lieutenant   Fort Washington     POW
 
  John Lawrence  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  6 Jan 1776   First Lieutenant         Benezet's Company
  29-30 Aug 1776   First Lieutenant   Covering Force, Long Island Retreat     Benezet's Company
  12 Nov 1776   Captain        
  16 Nov 1776   Captain   Fort Washington     POW
 
  Robert Magaw  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  3 Jan 1776   Colonel        
  27 Aug 1776   Colonel   Long Island    
  29-30 Aug 1776   Colonel   Covering Force, Long Island Retreat    
  28 Oct 1776   Colonel   White Plains    
  16 Nov 1776   Colonel   Fort Washington     POW
 
  John Miller  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  5 Jan 1776   Captain        
  29-30 Aug 1776   Captain   Covering Force, Long Island Retreat    
  16 Nov 1776   Captain   Fort Washington     DIS, 17 Nov 1776
 
  John Morgan  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  6 Jan 1776   First Lieutenant         Captain Spohn's Company
  16 Nov 1776   Captain   Fort Washington     POW; Captain Miller's Company
 
  George Nagel  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  5 Jan 1776   Major         Promoted
 
  Charles Phile  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  6 Jan 1776   First Lieutenant         Captain Decker's Company
  16 Nov 1776   First Lieutenant   Fort Washington     POW
 
  John Rudolph  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  8 Jan 1776   Second Lieutenant        
  16 Nov 1776   Second Lieutenant   Fort Washington     POW
 
  William Standley  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  16 Nov 1776   First Lieutenant   Fort Washington     POW
 
  Isaac Van Horne  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Jan 1776   Ensign         McGaw's Company
  27 Aug 1776   Ensign   Long Island     McGaw's Company
  12 Oct 1776   Second Lieutenant         McGaw's Company
  16 Nov 1776   Second Lieutenant   Fort Washington     McGaw's Company; POW
 
  Robert Wilkin  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  6 Jan 1776   First Lieutenant         Stuart's Company
  27 Aug 1776   First Lieutenant   Long Island     Stuart's Company
  16 Nov 1776   First Lieutenant   Fort Washington     Stuart's Company; POW
 

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