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Revolutionary War Militia Battalions and Companies, Arranged by County

REVOLUTIONARY WAR MILITIA ORGANIZATION: BERKS CO., PA.

. 1777 - 1st BATTALION 1780 - 5th BATTALION
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  • Col. Daniel Hunter
  • Col. John Guldin (1779)
  • Lt. Col. John Cunius
Township (if known) 1777 1780
Rockland Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Matthias Wick
  • Capt. Christopher Folk (1778)
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Abraham Keefer
Colebrookdale Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Stephen Crumrine
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Henry Knouse
East District
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Sebastian Lentz
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Anthony Shreader
(West ) Oley Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. George Focht
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Jacob Grisemer (Krismore)
  • Capt. John Stableton (1781)
  • Capt. Christoph Weigel
West District
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Jacob Hall
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Jacob Hall
  • Capt. John Covrum (1781)
  • Capt. John Colter
Ruscomb Manor
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Peter Wanner
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Henry Strauch
(East) Oley Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Daniel Reiff
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Daniel Leimbach (Linebach)
Hereford Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. David Strause
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. David Strause
  • Capt. John Miller
  • Capt. Christian Johnson (May 1781)

 

 

. 1777 - 2nd BATTALION 1780 - 1st BATTALION
  • Col. Daniel Udree
  • Lt. Col. Samuel Ely
Township (if known) 1777 1780
Long Swamp and Maxatawny
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Charles Crouse
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Charles Crouse
Greenwich Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Peter Smith
  • 2nd Company (was also briefly called the 3rd Company)
  • Capt. Jacob Ladich
Richmond Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Jacob Rothermel (Rodearmel)
  • 3rd Company (was also briefly called the 2nd Company)
  • Capt. Jacob Rothermel (Rodearmel)
Maxatawny Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. George Kemp
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Jacob Mouser
Maxatawny Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt.Casper Smeck
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. George Beaver (Bieber)
Richmond Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Michael Voyge
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Jacob Baldy
Maiden Creek Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Abraham Huy
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Leonard Stone (Stein)
Long Swamp Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Henry Egner
  • Capt. John Egnor (1778)
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Valentine Houpt
  • Capt. Jacob Richstein
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. 1777 - 3rd BATTALION 1780 - 4th BATTALION
  • Col. Michael Lindemuth
  • Lt. Col. Michael Lindemuth
Township (if known) 1777-1780 1781-1783
Brunswick Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Jacob Wetstein
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Jacob Wetstein
Brunswick Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Conrad Minich
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Christian Balty
Bern Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Jacob Shraedel (Shartel)
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Francis Umpenhacker (Umbehacker)
Bern Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Sebastian Emrich
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Francis Umpenhacker (Umbehacker)
Bern Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. John Soder
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Jacob Ftantz
Windsor (South)
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Jacob Schabell
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Jacob Schabell
Windsor (North)
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Daniel Will
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Daniel Will
Albany Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Ferdinand Ritter
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Ferdinand Ritter

 

. 1777 - 4th BATTALION 1780 - 6th BATTALION
  • Col. Nicholas Lutz
  • Lt. Col. Joseph Hiester
Township (if known) 1777 1780
Reading
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Conrad Geist
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Conrad Geist
Reading (Upper)
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. John Reuthmyer (Rightmyer)
  • Capt. Christian Crouse
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Charles Gobin
Alsace Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Daniel DeTurk
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Paul Feager
Reading (Middle)
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Peter Nagle (Naugle)
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Peter Nagle (Naugle)
Cumru Township (Brecknock was also probably attached to one of these companies)
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. George Reehm (Rheim)
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. George Reehm (Rhiem, Rheim)
Heidelberg (now Spring? Township)
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Conrad Eckert
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Conrad Eckert
Cumru Township (Brecknock was also probably attached to one of these companies)
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Sebastian Miller
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Sebastian Miller
Cumru Township (Brecknock was also probably attached to one of these companies)
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Philip Creek (Krick, Kruck)
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. John Spohn
  • Capt. Jacob Myer (Moyer)

 

 

. 1777 - 5th BATTALION 1780 - 3rd BATTALION
  • Col. Jacob Weaver
  • Lt. Col. Jonathan Jones
  • Capt. Edward Larkins (1782)
Township (if known) 1777 1780
Union Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Thomas Parry
  • Capt. (James) McMurray
  • Capt. (Joseph) McMurray
  • Capt. George Oxx
  • 6th Company (briefly also designated the 3rd Company)
  • Capt. Charles Crouse
Robeson Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. William Lewis
  • Capt. John Harris
  • 3rd Company (was also briefly called the 3rd Company)
  • Capt. Adam Beard (Bard)
Exeter Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. John Bishop
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. John Ludwig
Exeter Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Adam Alstatt
  • Capt. Jacob Graul?
  • Capt. George Growk
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. George Graul
  • Capt. John Schneider (1781)
Amity Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt.Jacob Rhoads
  • Capt. Joseph Sands
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. David Weidner
Douglass Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. George Boocher
  • Capt. Samuel Sands
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Michael Stophel (Stophlet)
  • Capt. Samuel Sands (1781)
Robeson (South) Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Joseph Davis (Davies)
  • Capt. Peter Keim
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Thomas Hamilton
Caernarvon Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. David Morgan
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. David Morgan
  • Capt. Aron Rettew
  • Capt. John Robeson (Robinson) (1781)
  • Capt. Mathias Kalar (April 1782)

 

 

. 1777 - 6th BATTALION 1780 - 2nd BATTALION
  • Col. Henry Spycker
  • Lt. Col. Henry Spycker
Township (if known) 1777 1780
Tulpehocken Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. John Lesher
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. John Anspach
Bethel Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. George Battorff
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Michael Wolf
Tulpehocken Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Henry Shepler
  • Capt. Jacob Shepler
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Henry Shepler
  • Capt. Jon. Reegels? (1781)
  • Capt. John Rigel
Heidelberg Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Conrad Weiser
  • Capt. Daniel Wombledorf
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Daniel Grove (Daniel Graeff)
Pine Grove Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Michael Bretz
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Jacob Ftantz
Tulpehocken Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Henry Weaver
  • Capt. John Sheafer
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. John Sheffer
  • Capt. Conrad Shirman (1781)
Bethel Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. (Jacob Kremer Henry)
  • Capt. John Folmer
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. John Fulmer (Folmer)
Heidelberg Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Philip Filbert (Philbert)
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Philip Filbert (Philbert)

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