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Northumberland County Revolutionary War Militia

Upper Division Associators, 24 January 1776

Commanding Officers:

  • Col. unknown
Township (if known) Company Number Enrolled
Turbit Township 1st Company:
  • Capt. Arthur Taggart
  • 1st Lt. Cornelius Atkinson
  • 2nd Lt. James McClung
  • Ensign James Wilson
85 men
  2nd Company:
  • Capt. William Gra----
  • 1st Lt. William Clark
  • 2nd Lt. James Murdock
  • Ensign William Thompson
90 men
Muncy 3rd Company:
  • Capt. David Berry
  • 1st Lt. William Hammond
  • 2nd Lt. Israel Parsels
  • Ensign Benjamin Burt
45 men
  4th Company:
  • Capt. Samuel Dale
  • 1st Lt. Wm. Bennett
  • 2nd Lt. Hawkins Boon
  • Ensign Jesse We----
67 men
  5th Company:
  • Capt. Cookson Long
  • 1st Lt. Wm. Mucklehatton
  • 2nd Lt. Robert Fleming
  • Ensign Robert Fleming, Jr.
59 men
  6th Company:
  • Capt. Samuel Wallace
  • 1st Lt. John Sadder
  • 2nd Lt. Peter Jones
  • Ensign James Hampton
91 men
Turbet Township 7th Company:
  • Capt. James Murray
  • 1st Lt. Wm. Murray
  • 2nt Lt. Thomas Plunket
  • Ensign Andrew Robinson
60 men
  8th Company:
  • Capt. Henry Antis
  • 1st Lt. Thomas Brandon
  • 2nd Lt. Alex Hamilton
  • Ensign Simon Cole
58 men
Potters Township 9th Company:
  • Capt. John McMillen
  • 1st Lt. John McConnel
  • 2nd Lt. John McCormick
  • Ensign Charles Wilson
43 men
  10th Company:
  • Capt. David Hayes
  • 1st Lt. Charles Clark
  • Ensign Thos. Gray
41 men
  11th Company:
  • Capt. Philip Davis
  • 1st Lt. James Aspey
  • 2nd Lt. John Nelson
  • Ensign Jacob Fulmore
74 men

Associators, 26 September 1776

Township (if known) Company Number Enrolled
West End Buffaloe 1st Company:
  • Capt. John Clark
  • 1st Lt. Henry Pongious
  • 2nd Lt. James Moor
  • Ensign Patric Watson
46 men

2nd Battalion Associators

Commanding Officers:

  • Col. James Potter
Township (if known) Company Number Enrolled
1st Company:
  • Capt. Cookson Long
  • 1st Lt. James Hays
  • 2nd Lt. Joseph Bonrerd
  • Ensign Joseph Newman
73 men

3rd Battalion Northumberland Militia, 1 May 1778

Commanding Officers:

  • Col. Peter Hosterman
Township (if known) Company Number Enrolled
  1st Company:
  • Capt. Casper Reed
37 men
  2nd Company:
  • Capt. Michael Weaver
63 men
  3rd Company:
  • Capt. Samuel Harris
54 men
  4th Company:
  • Capt. John Mull
55 men
  5th Company:
  • Capt. John Black
45 men
Upper Penn's Township 6th Company:
  • Capt. John Wyrick (Weirick)
56 men
  7th Company:
  • Capt. Adam Shaffer
82 men
  8th Company:
  • Capt. Michael Motze
46 men

4th Battalion (Part from West Branch), 1 May 1778

Commanding Officers:

  • Col. Cookson Long
Township (if known) Company Number Enrolled
  1st Company:
  • Capt. Thomas Wilson
84 men
  2nd Company:
  • Capt.Simon Cool
42 men
  3rd Company:
  • Capt. Joseph Kewman
43 men
  4th Company:
  • Capt. Joseph Kemplen
46 men
  5th Company:
  • Capt. William Hepburn
45 men
  6th Company:
  • Capt. Alexander Hamilton
41 men

Other Northumberland Battalions, 1778

Commanding Officers:

  • Col. John Kelly
  • Col. Murry
  • Col. Peter Hosterman

1st Battalion, 1782

Commanding Officers:

  • Col. Jno. White
Township (if known) Company
  1st Company:
  • Capt. Benj. Patterson
  • Lt. John Lyon
  • Ensign Henry Vanderslice
  2nd Company:
  • Capt. Geo. Dougherty
  • Lt. Griffith Kerr
  • Ensign Jno. Irvine
  3rd Company:
  • Capt. Paul Baulty
  • Lt. Jacaob Youner
  • Ensign Henry Bucher
  4th Company:
  • Capt. Michael Sheffer
  • Lt. Jonathan Coleman
  • Ensign Nicholas Hedrick
  5th Company:
  • Capt. Dan'l Broshia
  • Lt. Adam Kemple
  • Ensign Jno. Yegley
  6th Company:
  • Capt. Sam'l Auchmety
  • Lt. Casper Snyder
  • Ensign Philip Youckem
  7th Company:
  • Capt. Lucas Bross
  • Lt. Geo. Brong
  • Ensign Jacob Faust