1st Pennsylvania Regiment (Revolutionary War)

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=== Companies  ===
 
=== Companies  ===
  
:'''1st Company''' - Mostly Scots-Irish
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:'''Company A''' - Captain James Chambers, Captain James Grier - raised in Cumberland County (present-day Franklin County)
  
:'''2nd Company''' - Mostly Scots-Irish
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:'''Company B''' - Captain Robert Cluggage - raised in Bedford County
  
:'''3rd Company''' - Mostly Scots-Irish
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:'''Company C''' - Captain Michael Doudle (or Doudel), Captain Henry Miller - raised in York County (including present-day Adams County)
  
:'''4th Company''' - Mostly Scots-Irish
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:'''Company D''' - Captain William Hendricks - raised in Cumberland County
  
:'''5th Company''' - Mostly Scots-Irish
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:'''Company E''' - Captain John Lowdon - raised primarily in Northumberland County (also recruited in present-day Union County)
  
:'''6th Company''' - Many Germans from [[Berks County, Pennsylvania|Berks]] and [[Northampton County, Pennsylvania|Northampton]] counties
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:'''Company F''' - Captain Abraham Miller, Captain Charles Craig - recruited in Northampton County
  
:'''7th Company''' - Many Germans from [[Berks County, Pennsylvania|Berks]] and [[Northampton County, Pennsylvania|Northampton]] counties
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:'''Company G''' - Captain George Nagel, Captain Morgan Conner, 1st Lieutenant David Harris - raised at Reading, Berks County
  
:'''8th Company''' - Mostly Scots-Irish
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:'''Company H''' - Captain James Ross - raised in Lancaster County
  
:'''9th Company''' - Mostly Scots-Irish
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:'''Company I''' - Captain Matthew Smith - raised in Lancaster County (present-day Dauphin County)
  
:'''10th Company''' -
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Five companies were composed mainly of Scots-Irish men. Two companies recruited many Germans from [[Berks County, Pennsylvania|Berks]] and [[Northampton County, Pennsylvania|Northampton]] counties.
 
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:'''11th Company''' -
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:'''12th Company''' -
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:'''13th Company''' -
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Revision as of 19:27, 1 June 2012

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Contents

Brief History

Colonels

Companies

Company A - Captain James Chambers, Captain James Grier - raised in Cumberland County (present-day Franklin County)
Company B - Captain Robert Cluggage - raised in Bedford County
Company C - Captain Michael Doudle (or Doudel), Captain Henry Miller - raised in York County (including present-day Adams County)
Company D - Captain William Hendricks - raised in Cumberland County
Company E - Captain John Lowdon - raised primarily in Northumberland County (also recruited in present-day Union County)
Company F - Captain Abraham Miller, Captain Charles Craig - recruited in Northampton County
Company G - Captain George Nagel, Captain Morgan Conner, 1st Lieutenant David Harris - raised at Reading, Berks County
Company H - Captain James Ross - raised in Lancaster County
Company I - Captain Matthew Smith - raised in Lancaster County (present-day Dauphin County)

Five companies were composed mainly of Scots-Irish men. Two companies recruited many Germans from Berks and Northampton counties.

Sources:
Rosters Companies

Other Officers

Other Sources

Websites

Wikipedia
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References