The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania

  Unit History  
 
 
  Date Action
  25 Oct 1776 Activated  
  17 Jan 1781 Disbanded  
 
 
 
  Military Actions  
 
  Date Military Action
  26 Dec 1776 Trenton, NJ (I)
  3 Jan 1777 Princeton
  10 Jan - May 1777 Morristown Encampment, 1777
  Mar - Nov 1777 New Jersey Campaign, 1777
  11 Sep 1777 Brandywine
  19 Sep 1777 Freeman's Farm, NY (I)
  19 Sep 1777 Paoli
  4 Oct 1777 Germantown
  7-15 Oct 1777 Freeman's Farm, NY (II)
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777 Whitemarsh Encampment
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778 Valley Forge Encampment
  28 Jun 1778 Monmouth
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779 Middlebrook Encampment
  Apr - Oct 1779 New Jersey Campaign, 1779
  15 Jul 1779 Stony Point
  29 Aug 1779 Newtown, NY / Sullivan (II)
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780 Morristown Encampment, 1779
  Apr - Oct 1780 New Jersey Summer Campaign
  16 Apr 1780 New Bridge / 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  
 
  Joshua Bartholomew  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   Valley Forge Encampment     DIS, 16 Mar 1778
 
  Thomas Bartholomew Bowen  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  29 Nov 1776   Captain        
  26 Dec 1776   Captain   Trenton, NJ (I)    
  3 Jan 1777   Captain   Princeton    
  10 Jan - May 1777   Captain   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   Brandywine    
  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    
  15 Oct 1778   Captain       Paymaster  
  Apr - Oct 1779   Captain   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  Edward Butler  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  1 Jul 1778   Ensign        
  28 Jan 1779   First Lieutenant        
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  25 Sep 1780   First Lieutenant   West Point Reinforcement    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  Richard Butler  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  7 Jun 1777   Colonel       Commander  
  9 Jun 1777   Colonel       Commander   Detached To Morgan's Corps
  19 Sep 1777   Colonel   Freeman's Farm, NY (I)    
  7-15 Oct 1777   Colonel   Freeman's Farm, NY (II)    
  Nov 1777   Colonel       Commander   Returned To Unit
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Colonel   Whitemarsh Encampment    
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Colonel   Valley Forge Encampment    
  28 Jun 1778   Colonel   Monmouth    
  15 Jul 1779   Colonel   Stony Point    
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Colonel   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Colonel   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  Robert Caldwell  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  29 Nov 1776   Captain         POW
  20 Jan 1779   Captain         Exchanged
  1 Jan 1781   Captain         Deranged
 
  Nicholas Coleman  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Nov 1776   First Lieutenant        
  1 Jul 1778   First Lieutenant         Retired (Deranged)
 
  Daniel Darragh  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  7 Dec 1776   Ensign        
  Mar - Nov 1777   Second Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1777     Assigned 5 Aug 1777
  1 Jul 1778   Second Lieutenant         Retired (Deranged)
 
  John Davis  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Nov 1776   Captain        
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   Brandywine    
  19 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    
  23 Jun 1780   Captain   Springfield, NJ    
  21 Jul 1780   Captain   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
 
  Joseph Davis  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  10 Jan - May 1777   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
  15 Jan 1777   First Lieutenant        
  Mar - Nov 1777   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1777    
  11 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   Brandywine    
  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    
 
  Llewellyn Davis  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  2 Feb 1779   Ensign        
  10 Aug 1779   First Lieutenant        
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  Apr - Oct 1780   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
  16 Apr 1780   First Lieutenant   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ    
  23 Jun 1780   First Lieutenant   Springfield, 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    
 
  Samuel Davis, Jr.  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Nov 1776   First Lieutenant        
  16 Feb 1779   First Lieutenant         Deranged
 
  William Dickey  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Nov 1776   Second Lieutenant        
  11 Aug 1778   Second Lieutenant         Retired
 
  Ephraim Douglas  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Lieutenant   Middlebrook Encampment     Assigned 27 Jan 1779
  27 Nov 1780   Lieutenant         Exchanged
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1780     Assigned 17 Jan 1781
 
  Abner Martin Dunn  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Apr - Oct 1779   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
  31 May 1779   First Lieutenant        
  29 Aug 1779   First Lieutenant   Newtown, NY / Sullivan (II)    
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
 
  James Erwin  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  21 Jul 1780   Ensign   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
 
  David Fick  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  7 Dec 1776   Ensign        
 
  George Grant  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  3 May 1777   Captain        
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   Brandywine    
  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    
  10 Oct 1779   Captain         DIS
 
  Mathew Henderson  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  14 Nov 1776   Captain        
  1 Jul 1778   Captain         Retired (Deranged)
 
  George Knox  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  10 Jan - May 1777   Ensign   Morristown Encampment, 1777     Assigned Feb 1777
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Second Lieutenant   Valley Forge Encampment     Promoted Mar 1778
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   First Lieutenant   Middlebrook Encampment     Promoted 9 Feb 1779
  26 Jul 1779   Captain         Brevet Rank, actions from Stony Point
  20 Apr 1780   Captain         Resigned
 
  William Mackey  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  1 Jul 1778   Captain         Still on Parole
  Aug 1779   Captain         Recalled to British Custody
  17 Jan 1781   Captain         Deranged
 
  John MacKinney  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Oct 1776   Private        
  15 Nov 1776   Ensign        
  Apr 1777   Second Lieutenant        
  11 Sep 1777   Second Lieutenant   Brandywine    
  4 Oct 1777   Second Lieutenant   Germantown    
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Second Lieutenant   Whitemarsh Encampment    
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Second Lieutenant   Valley Forge Encampment    
  18 Mar 1778   First Lieutenant        
  28 Jun 1778   First Lieutenant   Monmouth    
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   First Lieutenant   Middlebrook Encampment    
  Apr - Oct 1779   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
  14 Sep 1779   First Lieutenant       Adjutant  
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  Apr - Oct 1780   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
 
  William Magaw  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  May 1778   Surgeon        
  28 Jun 1778   Surgeon   Monmouth    
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Surgeon   Middlebrook Encampment    
  Apr - Oct 1779   Surgeon   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Surgeon   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  Apr - Oct 1780   Surgeon   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
  23 Jun 1780   Surgeon   Springfield, NJ    
  21 Jul 1780   Surgeon   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Surgeon   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  Joseph McClellan  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  1 Jan 1777   Captain        
 
  David McKnight  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Oct 1776   Private        
  1777   Ensign        
  11 Sep 1777   Ensign   Brandywine    
  4 Oct 1777   Ensign   Germantown    
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Ensign   Whitemarsh Encampment    
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Ensign   Valley Forge Encampment    
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Ensign   Middlebrook Encampment    
  Apr - Oct 1779   Ensign   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
  10 Aug 1779   Second Lieutenant        
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Second Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  Apr - Oct 1780   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
  23 Jun 1780   Second Lieutenant   Springfield, NJ    
  20 Jul 1780   First Lieutenant        
  21 Jul 1780   First Lieutenant   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  Thomas Lloyd Moore  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Major   Middlebrook Encampment    
  12 May 1779   Major       Commander, 8th Company  
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Major   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  Apr - Oct 1780   Major   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
  16 Apr 1780   Major   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ    
  23 Jun 1780   Major   Springfield, NJ    
  21 Jul 1780   Major   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  25 Sep 1780   Major   West Point Reinforcement    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Major   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  Mordecai Morgan  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Nov 1776   First Lieutenant        
  1 Jul 1778   First Lieutenant         Retired (Deranged)
 
  Benjamin Morris  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Dec 1776   Volunteer        
  Jul 1777   Ensign        
  11 Sep 1777   Ensign   Brandywine     DIS
 
  George Nagel  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  25 Oct 1776   Lieutenant Colonel         Promoted
 
  Francis Nichols  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  19 Dec 1776   Captain       Commander, 3rd Company   Exchanged
  7 Feb 1777   Major        
  11 Sep 1777   Major   Brandywine    
  4 Oct 1777   Major   Germantown    
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Major   Whitemarsh Encampment    
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Major   Valley Forge Encampment    
  28 Jun 1778   Major   Monmouth    
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Major   Middlebrook Encampment    
  12 May 1779   Major         Resigned
 
  Caleb North  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  1 Jul 1778   Lieutenant Colonel        
  Dec 1778 - Jun 1779   Lieutenant Colonel   Middlebrook Encampment    
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Lieutenant Colonel   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  Apr - Oct 1780   Lieutenant Colonel   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
  16 Apr 1780   Lieutenant Colonel   New Bridge / Paramus, NJ    
  23 Jun 1780   Lieutenant Colonel   Springfield, NJ    
  21 Jul 1780   Lieutenant Colonel   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  25 Sep 1780   Lieutenant Colonel   West Point Reinforcement    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Lieutenant Colonel   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  John Pearson  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  1 Jul 1778   Captain       Recruiting Duties  
  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    
 
  Joseph Reed  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Ensign   Morristown Encampment, 1780     Assigned 17 Jan 1781
 
  Nathaniel Smith  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  10 Aug 1779   First Lieutenant        
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  Apr - Oct 1780   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
  21 Jul 1780   First Lieutenant   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  Stephen Stevenson  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Nov 1776   Second Lieutenant        
  10 Jan - May 1777   Second Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
  Mar - Nov 1777   Second Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1777    
  11 Sep 1777   Second Lieutenant   Brandywine    
  4 Oct 1777   Second Lieutenant   Germantown    
  2 Nov - 10 Dec 1777   Second Lieutenant   Whitemarsh Encampment    
  19 Dec 1777 - 19 Jun 1778   Second Lieutenant   Valley Forge Encampment    
  16 Mar 1778   First Lieutenant        
  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    
  Apr - Oct 1780   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
  21 Jul 1780   First Lieutenant   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  25 Sep 1780   First Lieutenant   West Point Reinforcement    
  10 Oct 1780   Captain Lieutenant       Commander, 1st Company  
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  Van Swearingen  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  19 Sep 1777   Captain   Freeman's Farm, NY (I)     POW
  10 Aug 1779   Captain         Resigned
 
  William Tilton  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Nov 1776   Captain        
  10 Jan - May 1777   Captain   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
  Mar - Nov 1777   Captain   New Jersey Campaign, 1777    
  11 Sep 1777   Captain   Brandywine    
  19 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    
  27 Jan 1779   Captain         Resigned
 
  William Van Lear  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Nov 1776   Second Lieutenant        
  10 Jan - May 1777   Second Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
  10 Jan - May 1777   First Lieutenant   Morristown Encampment, 1777    
  Mar - Nov 1777   First Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1777    
  3 Mar 1777   First Lieutenant        
  11 Sep 1777   First Lieutenant   Brandywine    
  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 1778 - Jun 1779   Captain Lieutenant   Middlebrook Encampment    
  17 Jan 1779   Captain Lieutenant       Company Commander  
  Apr - Oct 1779   Captain Lieutenant   New Jersey Campaign, 1779    
  10 Oct 1779   Captain       Brigade Major  
  Dec 1779 - Jun 1780   Captain   Morristown Encampment, 1779    
  Apr - Oct 1780   Captain   New Jersey Summer Campaign    
  21 Jul 1780   Captain   Blockhouse - Bergen Heights    
  25 Sep 1780   Captain   West Point Reinforcement    
  Dec 1780 - Jun 1781   Captain   Morristown Encampment, 1780    
 
  William Witman  
 
  Date   Rank   Military Action   Position   Status
  15 Nov 1776   First Lieutenant        
  4 Oct 1777   First Lieutenant   Germantown     Wounded, POW, Paroled
  27 May 1778   Captain Lieutenant         Still paroled
 

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