8th Pennsylvania Regiment (Revolutionary War)

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Pennsylvania|Pennsylvania]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Pennsylvania Military Records|Pennsylvania Military Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Pennsylvania in the Revolutionary War|Pennsylvania in the Revolutionary War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[8th_Pennsylvania_Regiment_(Revolutionary_War)|8th Pennsylvania Regiment]]''  
  
=== Brief History ===
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=== Brief History ===
  
Organized from 15 July to 15 September 1776 at Kittanning, Pennsylvania in the western part of the state to consist of eight companies of infantry from [[Bedford County, Pennsylvania|Bedford]], [[Cumberland County, Pennsylvania|Cumberland]], [[Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania|Westmoreland]] Counties.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "8th Pennsylvania Regiment," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_Pennsylvania_Regiment, accessed 31 May 2012.</ref>
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The Kittanning Regiment was so named because it was headquartered in Kittanning, Pennsylvania. Organized from 15 July to 15 September 1776 at Kittanning, Pennsylvania in the western part of the state to consist of eight companies of infantry from [[Bedford County, Pennsylvania|Bedford]] (included present-day [[Fulton County, Pennsylvania|Fulton]] and [[Somerset County, Pennsylvania|Somerset]] counties), [[Cumberland County, Pennsylvania|Cumberland]], [[Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania|Westmoreland]] (included present-day [[Allegheny County, Pennsylvania|Allegheny]], [[Armstrong County, Pennsylvania|Armstrong]], [[Beaver County, Pennsylvania|Beaver]], [[Fayette County, Pennsylvania|Fayette]], [[Greene County, Pennsylvania|Greene]], [[Washington County, Pennsylvania|Washington]]) counties.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "8th Pennsylvania Regiment," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_Pennsylvania_Regiment, accessed 31 May 2012.</ref><ref>Harold Frederic, William C. Frederick III with William J. McMaster Sr., ''Path of Blood: The Untold Story of the Kittanning PA. Regiment in the American Revolution'' (Kittanning, Pa.: W.C. Frederick, 1998).</ref>
  
 
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*Frederic, Harold, William C. Frederick, and William J. McMaster. ''Path of Blood: The Untold Story of the Kittanning PA. Regiment in the American Revolution''. Kittanning, Pa.: W.C. Frederick, 1998. {{FHL|818263|item|disp=FHL Book 974.8 M2ff}}. <br>
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*Frederic, Harold, William C. Frederick, and William J. McMaster. ''Path of Blood: The Untold Story of the Kittanning PA. Regiment in the American Revolution''. Kittanning, Pa.: W.C. Frederick, 1998. {{FHL|818263|item|disp=FHL Book 974.8 M2ff}}. <br>
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*Frederic, Harold and John Vance Crawford. ''Western Pennsylvania's Military Eagle, John Vance Crawford, 1744-1833: Original Officer in Bedford County's Company of Sharpshooters in Kittanning's Eighth Pennsylvania Regiment, American Continental Army''. Quene, Pa.: Crawford Chronicle Center, 1993. {{FHL|986974|item|disp=FHL Book 974.871 H2f}}.<br>
  
 
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Brief History

The Kittanning Regiment was so named because it was headquartered in Kittanning, Pennsylvania. Organized from 15 July to 15 September 1776 at Kittanning, Pennsylvania in the western part of the state to consist of eight companies of infantry from Bedford (included present-day Fulton and Somerset counties), Cumberland, Westmoreland (included present-day Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Fayette, Greene, Washington) counties.[1][2]

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Other Officers

Other Sources

  • Frederic, Harold, William C. Frederick, and William J. McMaster. Path of Blood: The Untold Story of the Kittanning PA. Regiment in the American Revolution. Kittanning, Pa.: W.C. Frederick, 1998. FHL Book 974.8 M2ff.
  • Frederic, Harold and John Vance Crawford. Western Pennsylvania's Military Eagle, John Vance Crawford, 1744-1833: Original Officer in Bedford County's Company of Sharpshooters in Kittanning's Eighth Pennsylvania Regiment, American Continental Army. Quene, Pa.: Crawford Chronicle Center, 1993. FHL Book 974.871 H2f.


Websites

Wikipedia
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References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "8th Pennsylvania Regiment," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_Pennsylvania_Regiment, accessed 31 May 2012.
  2. Harold Frederic, William C. Frederick III with William J. McMaster Sr., Path of Blood: The Untold Story of the Kittanning PA. Regiment in the American Revolution (Kittanning, Pa.: W.C. Frederick, 1998).