2nd Pennsylvania Regiment (Revolutionary War)

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Brief History



Company A - Captain John Patterson (perhaps of Philadelphia)
Company B - Captain John Bankson of Philadelphia, Captain John Irwin (Irvine)
Company C - Captain William Williams (perhaps of Berks County)
Company D - Captain Roger Staynor of Philadelphia, Captain Peter Gosner, Captain John Bankson of Philadelphia
Company E - Captain George Jenkins of Philadelphia, Major John Murray (of what is now Dauphin County), Major John Hamilton
Company F - Captain Jacob Ashmead of Germantown, Philadelphia County, Captain John Cobea
Company G - Captain Samuel Tolbert, Captain Jacob Ashmead
Company H - (perhaps) Captain Christopher (or Christian) Staddel (or Staddle), Captain John Marshall of what is now Dauphin County, Captain Jacob Ashmead
Company I - Lieutenant Colonel Henry Miller, Lieutenant Colonel John Murray, Captain Lieutenant John Stoy
  • Trussell, John B.B. and Charles C. Dallas. The Pennsylvania Line; Regimental Organization and Operations, 1776-1783. Harrisburg, Pa.: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1977. Digital version at Family History Archive.
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