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Revolutionary War Militia Battalions and Companies, Arranged by County

REVOLUTIONARY WAR MILITIA ORGANIZATION: PHILADELPHIA CO., PA.

. 1777 - 1st BATTALION 1780 - 5th BATTALION
  • Col. Daniel Hiester
  • Lt. Col. Daniel Hiester
  • Lt. Col. Mathew Jones
Township (if known) 1777 1780
Towamensing Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Benjamin Weaver
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Daniel Springer
Upper Salford Township (Lower District)
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Philip Gable
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Philip Gable
Skippack Township (Lower District)
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. William Bull
  • Capt. John Smith
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Bernard Haines
  • Capt. Nicholas Nickum
  • Capt. John Markley
Franconia Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. John Cope
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. John Cope
Skippack Township (Upper District)
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Isaac Suhler
  • Capt. Casper Dull
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. John Harple
Hatfield Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Andrew Morgan
  • Capt. John Sheive
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Philip Reed
Upper Salford Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Peter Shryner
  • Capt. George Egert
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Henry Neeble
Lower Salford Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. William Tennis
  • Capt. Andrew Campbell
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Andrew Campbell

 

 

. 1777 - 2nd BATTALION 1780 - 7th BATTALION
  • Col. John Moor
  • Co. Matthew Holgate
  • Lt. Col. Matthew Holgate
  • Lt. Col. George Smith
Township (if known) 1777 1780
Germantown Township (Upper District)
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Gerhard Shlatter
  • Capt. James Irvine
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. James Irvine
Springfield Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. William Hicks (Hix)
  • Capt. Balser Heydrick
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Andrew Redhieffer
Bristol Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Caleb Armitage
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Caleb Armitage
Germantown Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. James Haslet
  • 4tht Company
  • Capt. Noah Townsend
Germantown Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt.Christian Snyder.
  • 5th Company
  • Capt.Jacob Hall
Roxbury Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Matthew Holgate
  • Capt. John Holgate
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. John Levering
Germantown Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Jacob Sommer
  • Capt. Peter Frailey
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Peter Frailey
Germantown Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Matthew Genssel
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Daniel Beck

 

 

. 1777 - 3rd BATTALION 1780 - 6th BATTALION
  • Col. Benjamin McVeagh
  • Lt. Col. Benjamin McVeagh
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Township (if known) 1777 1780
Oxford Township
  • (1st Company?)
  • Capt. (William Tobert?)
  • 1st Company
  • Capt.Benjamin Dungan
Lower Dublin Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Jonathan Dungan
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Thomas Holms
Byberry Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Marshall Edwards
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Jacob Roads
Oxford Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. William Harper
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Isaac Worrell
Abington Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Thomas Dungan
  • Capt. Demas Worrel
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Demas Worrell
Cheltenham Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Jacob Leach
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. John McGloughlin
Morland Township (Lower District)
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Samuel Swift
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Samuel Swift
Lower Dublin Township
  • (4th Company?)
    • Capt. (Jacob Laughlin?)
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Joseph Dearman

 

. 1777 - 4th BATTALION 1780 - 1st BATTALION
  • Col. William Dean
  • Lt. Col. George Smith
  • Lt. Col. Benjamin McVeagh
township (if known) 1777 1780
Gwynedth Hill
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Christian Dull
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. John Shelmire
Morland Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt.Joseph Hart
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Andrew van Buskirk
Gwynedth Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Stephen Bloom
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Stephen Bloom
Montgomery Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Samuel Hines
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Samuel Hines
Morland Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Joseph Folwell
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Joseph Folwell
Horsham Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. David Marpole
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. David Marpole
  • Capt. David Dowlin?
Upper Dublin Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. John Mann
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. John Mann
Whitemarsh Township
  • 5th Battalion, 5th Company
  • Capt. Joseph McClean
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Joseph McClean

 

 

. 1777 - 5th BATTALION 1780 - 6th BATTALION
  • Col. Robert Curry
  • Lt. Col. Robert Curry
township (if known) 1777 1780
Plymouth Township
  • (1st Company ?)
  • (Capt. John Hamnleton?)
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Andrew Norry (Curry)
Whitpain Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Abraham Wentz
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Abraham Wentz
  • Capt. George Walter (April 1782)
Worcester Township  
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. John Lowry
Providence Township (Upper District)
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Jacob Peterman
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Thomas Austin
  • Capt. Jacob Peterman
Norriton Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt.Daniel Trump
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. John Wentz
Whitemarsh Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. William Johnson
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. William Johnson
Providence Township (Middle District)  
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. William Nelson
Providence Township (Lower Dostrict)
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Arnold Francis
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Arnold Francis

* Captain Joseph McClean of 5th Company was transferred to 1st Battalion, 7th Company in 1780

 

.. 1777 - 6th BATTALION 1780 - 4th BATTALION
  • Col. Frederick Antes
  • Lt. Col. Anthony Bitting
township (if known) 1777 1780
Upper Hanover Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Peter Sower (Lower)
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Joseph Sigfried
Limerick Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. John Brooke
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. John Missimer
Douglas Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Peter Richard
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Frederick Beiteman (Biddeman)
New Hanover Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Philip Hawn
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Benjamin Markly
Marlborough Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Andrew Reed
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. John Schooler (Shuler)
Frederick Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Michael Dotterer
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Henry Boyer
  • Capt. Michael Gougler
Douglas Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Nathaniel Childs
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Jacob Witz
Limerick Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Benjamin Brooke
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Isaiah Davis

 

.. 1777 - 7th BATTALION 1780 - 3rd BATTALION
  • Col. Isaac Warner
  • Lt. Col. James Barry
township (if known) 1777 1780
Lower Merion Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Llewelyn
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Ludwig Knolls
  • Capt. Lewis Knolls
Lower Merion Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Israel Jones
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Israel Jones
Lower Merion Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Peter Richard
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. John Young
Kingsessing Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Benjamin Eastburn
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Charles Justice
  • Capt. Robert Gray
Upper Merion Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Samuel Houlston
  • Capt. Amos Sturgis
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Amos Sturgis
Blockley Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Edward Heston
  • Lt. William Warner
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Richard Roberts
Upper Merion Township (Upper District)
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Charles Justice
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Peter Holstein
 
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Joseph Jones
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. William Rose

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