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Revolutionary War Militia Battalions and Companies, Arranged by County

REVOLUTIONARY WAR MILITIA ORGANIZATION: WASHINGTON CO., PA.

(A redistricting occurred sometime prior to 22 March 1782 affecting only the 2nd and 4th Battalions)

. 1781 - 1st BATTALION
  • Lt. Col. Henry Enoch
township (if known) 1781
Morgan Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Andrew Ferley
Morgan Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Benjamin Stites
Greene Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. William Crawford
Monongahela between Whitlely and Muddy Creek, probably Big Whitely in Cumberland or Greene Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. (John) Huston
Cumberland Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. James Archor
Greene Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. John Guthery
Cumberland Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Jesse Pigman
Amwell Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. John Miller

 

 

. 1781 - 2nd BATTALION
  • Col. Vallandingham
township (if known) 1781
Peters Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Samuel Cunningham
Nottingham Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. James Munn
Peters Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Joseph Beeler
Peters Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. William Fife
  • Capt. Andrew Hood
Cecil Township
  • 5th Company (became 5th Company, 4th Battalion)
  • Capt.Thomas Rankin
"Waters of Cross Creek and Racoon," probably Smith Township
  • 6th Company (became 6th Company, 4th Battalion)
  • Capt. Henry Graham
Smith and Robinson Townships
  • 7th Company (became 7th Company, 4th Battalion)
  • Capt. (Peter) Kidd
 
  • 8th Company (became 8th Company, 4th Battalion)
  • Capt. Peter Baxter
Robinson Township
  • 5th Company (originally 5th Company, 4th Battalion)
  • Capt.Joseph Cisna
Nottingham Township
  • 6th Company (originally 6th Company, 4th Battalion)
  • Capt. John Wall (Wm. Barr?)
Peters Township
  • 7th Company (originally 7th Company, 4th Battalion)
  • Capt. Zadock Wright
Nottingham Township
  • 8th Company (originally 8th Company, 4th Battalion)
  • Capt. William Bruce (Wm. Barr?)

 

 

. 1781 - 3rd BATTALION
  • Lt. Col. David Williamson
township (if known) 1781
Strabane Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. George Sharp
  • Samuel Shannon
Donegal Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Eleazer Williamson
Amwell Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Abner Howell
Cecil Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Andrew Swearingen
  • Capt. Charles Belderbeck
Strabane Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. William Leet
Strabane Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. David Hosack
Hopewell Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Timothy Downing
Strabane Township
  • 8th Company
    • Capt. James Scott

 

. 1781 - 4th BATTALION
  • Lt. Col. John Marshal
township (if known) 1781
Hopewell Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. William Scott
Cecil Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt.Charles Reed
Heads of Racoon and Millers Run, probably Cecil Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. David Reed
Cecil Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Robert Miller
Robinson Township
  • 5th Company (becomes 5th Company, 2nd Battalion)
  • Capt. Joseph Cisna
Nottingham Township
  • 6th Company (becomes 6th Company, 2nd Battalion)
  • Capt. John Walls
Peters Township
  • 7th Company (becomes 7th Company, 2nd Battalion)
  • Capt. Zadock Wright
Nottingham Township
  • 8th Company (becomes 8th Company, 2nd Battalion)
  • Capt. William Bruce
Cecil Township
  • 5th Company (originally 5th Company, 2nd Battalion)
  • Capt. Thomas Rankin
Waters of Cross Creek and Raccoon, probably Smith Township
  • 6th Company (originally 6th Company, 2nd Battalion)
  • Capt. Henry Graham
Smith and Robinson Townships
  • 7th Company (originally 7th Company, 2nd Battalion)
  • Capt. (Peter) Kidd
Hopewell Township
  • 8th Company (originally 8th Company, 2nd Battalion)
  • Capt. Edmund Baxter

 

 

. 1781 - 5th BATTALION
  • Lt. Col. Thomas Crook
township (if known) 1781
Bethlehem Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. George Myars
Bethlehem Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Ezekiel Rose
Fallowfield Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Jacob White
  • Capt. Benjamin White
Fallowfield Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Thomas Parkison
Somerset Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt.Robert Ramsey
Bethlehem Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Robert Sweany
Fallowfield Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. James Hopkins
Somerset Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. James Craven

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