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PENNSYLVANIA IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION,
BATTALIONS AND LINE, 1775-1783. VOLUME I. Page 14.
EDITED BY JOHN BLAIR LINN & WILLIAM H. EGLE, M.D. (C)1880
Thompson, William, of Carlisle, commissioned June 25, 1775 ; promoted
brigadier general March 1, 1776.
Hand, Edward, from lieutenant colonel, March 7, 1776 ; commissioned
brigadier general September 17, 1778, to rank from April 1, 1777.
Hand, Edward, of Lancaster, commissioned June 25, 1775; promoted
colonel March 7, 1776.
Chambers, James, from captain, March 7, 1776.
Magaw, Robert, of Carlisle, commissioned June 25, 1775; promoted
colonel Fifth Penn'a, January 3, 1776.
Blair, Rev'd Samuel, appointed November 9, 1775.
Ziegler, David, lieutenant.
Hubley, Frederick, lieutenant.
Craig, Thomas, of Bucks county, (see Pennn'a Arch., O. S., vol. 4,
680,) commissary of purchases, in 1780, in Bucks county ; died
in Lehigh county.
Bower, Jacob, of Reading ; served afterwards as captain in Flying
Camp, and promoted to Sixth Penn'a.
Magaw, William, commissioned June 25, 1775.
Reinick, Christian, of Lancaster.
Egle, Adam, of Lancaster, promoted from Capt. Ross' company.
Keywords: William Thompson, Edward Hand, James Chambers, Robert Magaw, Samuel Blair, David Ziegler, Frederick Hubley, Thomas Craig, Jacob Bower, William Magaw, Christian Reinick, David Harris, John Biddle, Adam Egle, Henry Yedse, Stophel Leib, Peter Smith, COLONEL WILLIAM THOMPSON'S BATTALION OF RIFLEMEN, Pennsylvania, Revolutionary War