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7th Pennsylvania Regiment

  Unit History  
 
 
  Date Action
  15 Mar 1777 Formed From   6th Pennsylvania Battalion
  17 Jan 1781 Disbanded  
 
 
 
  Military Actions  
 
  Date Military Action
  10 Jan - May 1777 Morristown Encampment, 1777
  Mar - Nov 1777 New Jersey Campaign, 1777
  26-27 May 1777 Middletown, NJ
  11 Sep 1777 Brandywine
  20 Sep 1777 Paoli
  4 Oct 1777 Germantown
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777 Whitemarsh Encampment
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778 Valley Forge Encampment
  28 Jun 1778 Monmouth
  Jul 1778 - Nov 1779 New York / PA Frontier, 78-79 Campaign
  17 Oct 1778 Schoharie, NY Indian Defense
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779 Middlebrook Encampment
  Apr - Oct 1779 New Jersey Campaign, 1779
  Apr - Dec 1779 Wyoming Valley, PA Campaign
  Jul - Oct 1779 Sullivan's-Clinton Indian Campaign
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780 Morristown Encampment, 1779
  Apr - Oct 1780 New Jersey Summer Campaign
  16 Apr 1780 New Bridge / Paramus, NJ
  18 May 1780 Paramus, NJ
  23 Jun 1780 Springfield, NJ
  21 Jul 1780 Blockhouse - Bergen Heights
  25 Sep 1780 West Point Reinforcement
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781 Morristown Encampment, 1780
 
 
  Officer List  
 
  William Alexander  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Mar 1777   Captain        
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   Brandywine    
  20 Sep 1777   Captain   Paoli    
  4 Oct 1777   Captain   Germantown    
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Captain   Whitemarsh Encampment    
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Captain   Valley Forge Encampment    
  28 Jun 1778   Captain   Monmouth    
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Captain   Middlebrook Encampment    
  Apr - Oct 1779   Captain   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
 
  Robert Allison  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Mar 1777   Sergeant        
  11 Sep 1777   Sergeant   Brandywine    
  20 Sep 1777   Sergeant   Paoli    
  4 Oct 1777   Sergeant   Germantown    
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Sergeant   Valley Forge Encampment    
 
  Samuel Bryson  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  20 Mar 1777   First Lieutenant        
  11 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   Brandywine    
  20 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   Paoli    
  4 Oct 1777   First Lieutenant   Germantown     Wounded
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   Valley Forge Encampment    
  28 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   Monmouth    
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   First Lieutenant   Middlebrook Encampment    
  Apr - Oct 1779   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  16 Apr 1780   First Lieutenant   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ     Wounded; POW
 
  John Bush  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  20 Mar 1777   First Lieutenant        
  11 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   Brandywine    
  20 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   Paoli    
  4 Oct 1777   First Lieutenant   Germantown    
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   First Lieutenant   Whitemarsh Encampment    
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   Valley Forge Encampment    
  28 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   Monmouth    
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   First Lieutenant   Middlebrook Encampment    
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  16 Apr 1780   Captain Lieutenant   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ    
  17 Apr 1780   Captain Lieutenant        
  21 Jul 1780   Captain Lieutenant   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  Morgan Connor  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  12 May 1779   Lieutenant Colonel Commandant       Commander  
  2 Dec 1779   Lieutenant Colonel Commandant         On Leave
  Jan 1780   Lieutenant Colonel Commandant         DIS, Lost at Sea
 
  Ebenezer Denny  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Sep 1780   Ensign        
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Ensign   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  James Gamble  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Mar - Nov 1777   Volunteer   New Jersey Campaign, 1777    
  Mar 1777   Volunteer       Regimental Quartermaster  
  11 Sep 1777   Volunteer   Brandywine    
  20 Sep 1777   Volunteer   Paoli    
  4 Oct 1777   Volunteer   Germantown    
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Volunteer   Valley Forge Encampment    
  Mar 1778   Ensign       Regimental Quartermaster  
  28 Jun 1778   Ensign   Monmouth    
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Ensign   Middlebrook Encampment    
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Ensign   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  Apr - Oct 1780   Ensign   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
  16 Apr 1780   Ensign   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ    
  21 Jul 1780   Ensign   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  25 Sep 1780   Ensign   West Point Reinforcement    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Ensign   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  Josiah Harmar  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  8 Aug 1780   Lieutenant Colonel Commandant       Commander  
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Lieutenant Colonel Commandant   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  John Hughes  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Mar 1777   Ensign         Parker's Company
  11 Sep 1777   Ensign   Brandywine     Parker's Company
  20 Sep 1777   Ensign   Paoli     Parker's Company
  25 Sep 1777   Second Lieutenant         Parker's Company
  4 Oct 1777   Second Lieutenant   Germantown     Parker's Company
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Second Lieutenant   Whitemarsh Encampment     Parker's Company
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Second Lieutenant   Valley Forge Encampment     Parker's Company
  28 Jun 1778   Second Lieutenant   Monmouth     Parker's Company
  27 Aug 1778   Second Lieutenant       Regimental Quartermaster   Parker's Company
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Second Lieutenant   Middlebrook Encampment     Parker's Company
  16 Dec 1778   Second Lieutenant       Quartermaster, 1st Pennsylvania Brigade   Parker's Company
  Apr - Oct 1779   Second Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1779     Parker's Company
  25 Apr 1779   First Lieutenant       Quartermaster, 1st Pennsylvania Brigade   Parker's Company
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1779     Parker's Company
  Apr - Oct 1780   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Summer Campaign     Parker's Company
  16 Apr 1780   First Lieutenant   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ     Parker's Company
  21 Jul 1780   First Lieutenant   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights     Parker's Company
  25 Sep 1780   First Lieutenant   West Point Reinforcement     Parker's Company
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1780     Parker's Company
 
  Andrew Irvine  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Mar - Nov 1777   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1777    
  15 Mar 1777   First Lieutenant        
  11 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   Brandywine    
  20 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   Paoli     Wounded; Long Recovery
  27 Sep 1777   Captain       Commander, 3rd Company  
  28 Jun 1778   Captain   Monmouth    
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Captain   Middlebrook Encampment    
  Apr - Oct 1779   Captain   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
  Apr - Oct 1780   Captain   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
  16 Apr 1780   Captain   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ    
  21 Jul 1780   Captain   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  William Irvine  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  6 May 1778   Colonel       Commander   Exchanged
  28 Jun 1778   Colonel   Monmouth    
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Colonel   Middlebrook Encampment    
 
  Samuel Kennedy  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Jul 1778   First Lieutenant         Alexander's Company
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   First Lieutenant   Middlebrook Encampment     Alexander's Company
  Apr - Oct 1779   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1779     Alexander's Company
  12 May 1779   Captain Lieutenant         Alexander's Company
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Captain Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1779     Alexander's Company
  Apr - Oct 1780   Captain Lieutenant   New Jersey Summer Campaign     Alexander's Company
  16 Apr 1780   Captain Lieutenant   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ     Alexander's Company
  17 Apr 1780   Captain       Company Commander  
  21 Jul 1780   Captain   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  John King  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Mar 1777   Ensign         Bush's Company
  11 Sep 1777   Ensign   Brandywine     Bush's Company
  20 Sep 1777   Ensign   Paoli     Bush's Company
  4 Oct 1777   Ensign   Germantown     Bush's Company; DIS
 
  William Lusk  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Mar - Nov 1777   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1777     Parker's Company
  20 Mar 1777   First Lieutenant         Parker's Company
  26-27 May 1777   First Lieutenant   Middletown, NJ     Parker's Company
  11 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   Brandywine     Parker's Company
  20 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   Paoli     Parker's Company
  4 Oct 1777   First Lieutenant   Germantown     Parker's Company
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   First Lieutenant   Whitemarsh Encampment     Parker's Company
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   Valley Forge Encampment     Parker's Company
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   First Lieutenant   Middlebrook Encampment     Parker's Company
  Apr - Oct 1779   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1779     Parker's Company
  Apr - Oct 1779   Captain Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1779     Parker's Company
  17 Apr 1779   Captain Lieutenant       Company Commander   Parker's Company
  12 May 1779   Captain       Company Commander  
  Apr - Oct 1780   Captain   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
  16 Apr 1780   Captain   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ    
  21 Jul 1780   Captain   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  John McCullam  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Mar - Nov 1777   Ensign   New Jersey Campaign, 1777     Talbot's Company
  15 Mar 1777   Ensign         Talbot's Company
  26-27 May 1777   Ensign   Middletown, NJ     Talbot's Company
  11 Sep 1777   Ensign   Brandywine     Talbot's Company
  20 Sep 1777   Ensign   Paoli     Talbot's Company
  25 Sep 1777   Second Lieutenant         Talbot's Company
  27 Sep 1777   Second Lieutenant       Regimental Adjutant   Bratton's Company
  4 Oct 1777   Second Lieutenant   Germantown     Bratton's Company
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Second Lieutenant   Whitemarsh Encampment     Bratton's Company
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Second Lieutenant   Valley Forge Encampment     Bratton's Company
  1 Jun 1778   Second Lieutenant       Regimental Adjutant   Bratton's Company
  28 Jun 1778   Second Lieutenant   Monmouth     Bratton's Company
  16 Apr 1779   First Lieutenant       Regimental Adjutant   Bratton's Company
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1779     Bratton's Company
  Apr - Oct 1780   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Summer Campaign     Bratton's Company
  21 Jul 1780   First Lieutenant   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights     Bratton's Company
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1780     Bratton's Company
 
  John McDowell  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Mar - Nov 1777   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1777     Grier's Company
  15 Mar 1777   First Lieutenant         Grier's Company
  20 Mar 1777   Captain       Commander, 8th Company  
  26-27 May 1777   Captain   Middletown, NJ    
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   Brandywine    
  20 Sep 1777   Captain   Paoli    
  4 Oct 1777   Captain   Germantown    
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Captain   Whitemarsh Encampment    
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Captain   Valley Forge Encampment    
 
  James McMichael  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  1 Jul 1778   First Lieutenant        
  Apr - Dec 1779   First Lieutenant   Wyoming Valley, PA Campaign    
  Apr - Oct 1779   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  Apr - Oct 1780   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
  18 May 1780   First Lieutenant   Paramus, NJ    
  21 Jul 1780   First Lieutenant   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  25 Sep 1780   First Lieutenant   West Point Reinforcement    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  Francis Mentges  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  1 Jul 1778   Major        
 
  Samuel Montgomery  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  10 Jan - May 1777   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1777     Hay's Company
  10 Jan - May 1777   Captain   Morristown Encampment, 1777     Hay's Company
  15 Mar 1777   First Lieutenant         Hay's Company
  20 Mar 1777   Captain       Company Commander  
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   Brandywine    
  20 Sep 1777   Captain   Paoli     Wounded
  4 Oct 1777   Captain   Germantown    
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Captain   Whitemarsh Encampment    
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Captain   Valley Forge Encampment    
  28 Jun 1778   Captain   Monmouth    
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Captain   Middlebrook Encampment    
  Apr - Oct 1779   Captain   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Captain   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  Apr - Oct 1780   Captain   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
  16 Apr 1780   Captain   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ    
  21 Jul 1780   Captain   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  25 Sep 1780   Captain   West Point Reinforcement    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  Alexander Parker  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  20 Mar 1777   Captain       Company Commander  
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   Brandywine    
  20 Sep 1777   Captain   Paoli    
  4 Oct 1777   Captain   Germantown    
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Captain   Whitemarsh Encampment    
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Captain   Valley Forge Encampment    
  28 Jun 1778   Captain   Monmouth    
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Captain   Middlebrook Encampment    
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Captain   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  Apr - Oct 1780   Captain   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
  16 Apr 1780   Captain   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ    
  23 Jun 1780   Captain   Springfield, NJ    
  21 Jul 1780   Captain   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  25 Sep 1780   Captain   West Point Reinforcement    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  James Parr  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Jul 1778 - Nov 1779   Major   New York / PA Frontier, 78-79 Campaign    
  9 Oct 1778   Major       Company Commander   Detached Duty, 4th Pennsylvania Regiment
  17 Oct 1778   Major   Schoharie, NY Indian Defense    
  Jul - Oct 1779   Major   Sullivan's-Clinton Indian Campaign    
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Major   Morristown Encampment, 1779     Returned To Unit
  Apr - Oct 1780   Major   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
  16 Apr 1780   Major   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ    
  21 Jul 1780   Major   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  25 Sep 1780   Major   West Point Reinforcement    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Major   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
  15 Jan 1781   Major       Company Commander   Retired
 
  Robert Peebles  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  10 Jan - May 1777   Second Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
  24 Apr 1777   Second Lieutenant         Alexander's Company
  11 Sep 1777   Second Lieutenant   Brandywine     Alexander's Company
  20 Sep 1777   Second Lieutenant   Paoli     Alexander's Company
  4 Oct 1777   Second Lieutenant   Germantown     Alexander's Company
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Second Lieutenant   Whitemarsh Encampment     Alexander's Company
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Second Lieutenant   Valley Forge Encampment     Alexander's Company
  28 Jun 1778   Second Lieutenant   Monmouth     Alexander's Company
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Second Lieutenant   Middlebrook Encampment     Alexander's Company
  Apr - Oct 1779   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1779     Alexander's Company
  14 Apr 1779   First Lieutenant         Alexander's Company
  8 Sep 1779   First Lieutenant       Regimental Quartermaster   Alexander's Company
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1779     Alexander's Company
  Apr - Oct 1780   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Summer Campaign     Alexander's Company
  16 Apr 1780   First Lieutenant   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ     Alexander's Company
  23 Jun 1780   First Lieutenant   Springfield, NJ     Alexander's Company
  21 Jul 1780   First Lieutenant   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights     Alexander's Company
  25 Sep 1780   First Lieutenant   West Point Reinforcement     Alexander's Company
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1780     Alexander's Company
 
  John Rose  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  12 Jun 1777   Surgeon        
  11 Sep 1777   Surgeon   Brandywine    
  20 Sep 1777   Surgeon   Paoli    
  4 Oct 1777   Surgeon   Germantown    
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Surgeon   Whitemarsh Encampment    
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Surgeon   Valley Forge Encampment    
  28 Jun 1778   Surgeon's Mate   Monmouth    
  1 Mar 1780   Surgeon's Mate        
 
  Jeremiah Talbot  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  10 Jan - May 1777   Captain   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
  Mar - Nov 1777   Captain   New Jersey Campaign, 1777    
  15 Mar 1777   Captain       Company Commander  
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   Brandywine    
  20 Sep 1777   Captain   Paoli    
 

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