3rd Pennsylvania Regiment (Revolutionary War)

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Brief History

Colonels

Companies

Company A - Captain Henry Epple
Company B - Captain Thomas Butler
Company C - Captain William Craig
Company D - Captain Samuel Moore, Captain Isaac Budd Dunn
Company E - Captain James Chrystie (a recent Scottish immigrant)
Company F - Captain Henry Epple, Captain John Reily, Captain John Marshall
Company G - Captain Henry Epple, Major Thomas L. Byles, Major William Alexander
Company H - Captain Thomas L. Moore, Captain John Henderson


Sources:
  • 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.
Rosters Companies

Many personnel had previously served in the 2nd Pennsylvania Battalion.

Company A - Captain Thomas Craig, Captain Rudolph Bunner - raised primarily in Northampton County
Company B - Captain William Butler, Captain James Chrystie (or Christie) - raised from vicinity of Greensburg, Westmoreland County
Company C - Captain John Brisban probably from Northampton County - raised in Northampton County
Company D - Captain Rudolph Bunner of Philadelphia - raised apparently in Philadelphia
Company E - Captain Stephen Bayard of Philadelphia - raised apparently in Philadelphia
Company F - Captain John Huling probably of Berks County - raised apparently in Berks County
Company G - Captain John Reese perhaps of Philadelphia - raised apparently in Philadelphia
Company H - Captain Samuel Watson perhaps of Bedford County - possibly raised in Bedford County


Sources:
  • 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.

Other Officers

Other Sources

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