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Westmoreland County Revolutionary War Militia

1777 Battalions: 1st, 2nd
1778 Battalions: 3rd, 4th, Lt. Horse Company

1st Battalion, 1777

Commanding Officers:

  • Col. Alexander Barr
  • Lt. Col. John Pomery
  • Major James Wilkins
Township (if known) Company
  1st Company:
  • Capt. John Hopkins
  • 1st Lt. William Evens (Wm. Lemmons 25 April 1778)
  • 2nd Lt. Wm. Simmon (John Lemmons 25 April 1778)
  • Ensign John Lemmon (Joseph Hopkins 25 April 1778)
  2nd Company:
  • Capt. Robert Knox
  • 1st Lt. Edward Hafferty
  • 2nd Lt. Andrew Brown
  • Ensign Wm. Porter
  3rd Company:
  • Capt. John Hinkston
  • 1st Lt. John Wood
  • 2nd Lt. John Sellers
  • Ensign Thos Woods (David Willison 25 April 1778)
  4th Company:
  • Capt. Richard Williams
  • 1st Lt. Peter Timbold (Broke? 25 April 1778)
  • 2nd Wm. Kerns
  • Ensign Henry Marshall
  5th Company:
  • Capt. Robert McGuffey
  • 1st Lt. Wm. Currey
  • 2nd Lt. Edwd. McDowell
  • Ensign Jacob Hagernet
  6th Company:
  • Capt. Saml. Dixon
  • 1st. Lt. Robert Reyburn
  • 2nd Lt. John Miller (deceased by 25 April 1778)
  • Ensign Robert Mitchel
  7th Company:
  • Capt. Andrew Lowers
  • 1st Lt. James Barr
  • 2nd Lt. Harden Hill
  • Ensign Daniel Karns
  8th Company:
  • Capt. Wm. Love
  • 1st Lt. Alex. Craig
  • 2nd Lt. Adam Maxwell
  • Ensign Thos. Watson

2nd Battalion, 1777

Commanding Officers:

  • Col. John Perry
  • Lt. Col. John Shields
  • Major Christopher Lavengair
Township (if known) Company
  1st Company:
  • Capt. James Clark
  • 1st Lt. Thomas Fletcher
  • 2nd Lt. Saml. Coulter
  • Ensign Robt. Waddle
  2nd Company:
  • Capt. Hugh Martin
  • 1st Lt. Abraham Leasure
  • 2nd Lt. Isaac McHenry
  • Ensign Chas. Fiskey
  3rd Company:
  • Capt. David Marchant
  • 1st Lt. Wm. Callan
  • 2nd Lt. Robert Hall
  • Ensign George McEnterfer
  4th Company:
  • Capt. John Moore
  • 1st Lt. James Moore
  • 2nd Lt. Thos. Burbridge
  • Ensign John Nesbit
  5th Company:
  • Capt. Robert McKee
  • 1st Lt. John Goiley (Gowala)
  • 2nd Lt. George Pattey
  • Ensign John Reddick
Mt. Pleasant 6th Company:
  • Capt. John McClellan
  • 1st Lt. John Wingfield
  • 2nd Lt. Robert Dilworth
  • Ensign Alex McClellan
  7th Company:
  • Capt. David McKee
  • 1st Lt. James Scott (William Robinson 25 April 1778)
  • 2nd Lt. James Hill
  • Ensign Robt. Taylor
  8th Company:
  • Capt. Christopher Truby
  • 1st Lt. Jas. Clingingsmith
  • 2nd Lt. Henry Heasley
  • Ensign John Conkle

3rd Battalion, 1778

Commanding Officers:

  • Col. James Smith
  • Lt. Col. Providence Mounts
  • Major Joseph McGerraugh
Township (if known) Company
  1st Company:
  • Capt. James Leetch
  • Lt. Ebenezer Goe
  2nd Company:
  • Capt. George Beard (Baird)
  • Lt. Alexander McGrew
  3rd Company:
  • Capt. Hugh Mitchell
  • Lt. Hugh Emason
  4th Company:
  • Capt. James Torrence (Darrans)
  • Lt. David Lindsey
  5th Company:
  • Capt. David Vance
  6th Company:
  • Capt. David Sampson
  7th Company:
  • Capt. John Cristie
  • Lt. George Gray

4th Battalion, 1778

Commanding Officers:

  • Col. Benjamin Davis
  • Lt. Col. John McCleland
  • Major Samuel Wilson
Township (if known) Company
  1st Company:
  • Capt. William Sparks
  2nd Company:
  • Capt.William Conwell
  3rd Company:
  • Capt. John Vanteatre
  4th Company:
  • Capt. John Kyle
  5th Company:
  • Capt. Andrew Robb
  6th Company:
  • Capt. Thomas Morton
  7th Company:
  • Capt. Phillip Rodgers
  8th Company:
  • Capt. James Marshall

LT. Horse Company, 1778

Commanding Officers:

  • Capt. Wm. Lochry
  • 1st. Lt. Robert Hanna
  • 2nd Lt. Abraham Hendricks
  • Corp. Charles Foreman