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=== Brief History ===
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=== Brief History ===
  
=== Colonels ===
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=== Colonels ===
  
=== Companies ===
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=== Companies ===
  
 
:'''Company A''' - Captain John Patterson (perhaps of Philadelphia)
 
:'''Company A''' - Captain John Patterson (perhaps of Philadelphia)
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:'''Rosters''' Companies
 
:'''Rosters''' Companies
  
=== Other Officers  ===
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Many of the personnel had previously served in the 1st Battalion. The company names did not necessarily transfer to the new companies organized when the 2nd Regiment was formed. Trussell concluded that the 1st Battalion recruited in [[Philadelphia_County,_Pennsylvania|Philadelphia County]], [[Berks_County,_Pennsylvania|Berks County]], [[Bucks_County,_Pennsylvania|Bucks County]], and possibly [[Northampton_County,_Pennsylvania|Northampton County]].<br>
  
=== Other Sources  ===
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:'''Company A''' - Captain William Allen Jr. of Philadelphia (owned land in Northampton County), Captain Benjamin Davis
  
== Websites ==
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:'''Company B''' - Captain Jonathan Jones of Berks County
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:'''Company C''' - Captain William Williams (perhaps of Berks County)
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:'''Company D''' - Captain Josiah Harmar of Philadelphia
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:'''Company E''' - Captain Thomas Dorsey of Philadelphia
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:'''Company F''' - Captain William Jenkins of Philadelphia, Captain Jacob Ashmead
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:'''Company G''' - Captain Augustin Willet of Bucks County
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:'''Company H''' - Captain Marien Lamar of Philadelphia
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:*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 {{FHL|387401|item|disp=Family History Archive}}.
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=== Other Officers ===
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=== Other Sources ===
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== Websites ==
  
 
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*[http://www.243regiment.com/history_2nd.html 2nd Pennsylvania History]. Reenactment group. Includes history, events schedule.
 
*[http://www.243regiment.com/history_2nd.html 2nd Pennsylvania History]. Reenactment group. Includes history, events schedule.
  
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[[Category:Pennsylvania_in_the_Revolutionary_War]]
 
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Latest revision as of 12:22, 16 March 2018

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Colonels[edit | edit source]

Companies[edit | edit source]

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
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 of the personnel had previously served in the 1st Battalion. The company names did not necessarily transfer to the new companies organized when the 2nd Regiment was formed. Trussell concluded that the 1st Battalion recruited in Philadelphia County, Berks County, Bucks County, and possibly Northampton County.

Company A - Captain William Allen Jr. of Philadelphia (owned land in Northampton County), Captain Benjamin Davis
Company B - Captain Jonathan Jones of Berks County
Company C - Captain William Williams (perhaps of Berks County)
Company D - Captain Josiah Harmar of Philadelphia
Company E - Captain Thomas Dorsey of Philadelphia
Company F - Captain William Jenkins of Philadelphia, Captain Jacob Ashmead
Company G - Captain Augustin Willet of Bucks County
Company H - Captain Marien Lamar of Philadelphia
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[edit | edit source]

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

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