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Pennsylvania in the War of the Revolution

Battalions and Line, 1775–1783, Vol. 2

Edited by John Blair Linn, and William Henry Egle

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Pennsylvania in the War of the Revolution

Battalions and Line, 1775–1783, Vol. 2

Edited by John Blair Linn, and William Henry Egle

This is the second of two volumes detailing Pennsylvania’s battalions and line during the American Revolutionary War from 1775 to 1783.

 

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This is the second of two volumes detailing Pennsylvania’s battalions and line during the American Revolutionary War from 1775 to 1783.

Volume 2 contains brief histories, rosters of field and staff officers, and rolls of enlisted Pennsylvanians and their ranks for each of several independent and non–state specific regiments. It also features a lengthy section composed of excerpts from orderly books and diaries of the Pennsylvania line, ranging from 1778 to 1782.

This volume includes the following chapters:

The New Eleventh

The German Regiment

The Corps of Count Von Ottendorff

Pennsylvanians in Col. Hazen’s Regiment

The Wyoming Valley Companies

Pennsylvanians in Commander-in-Chief’s Guards

Col. Moylan’s Cavalry Regiment

Armand’s First Partisan Legion

Pennsylvanians in Pulaski’s Legion

Pennsylvanians in Lee’s Partisan Corps

Von Heer’s Light Dragoons

The Pennsylvania Artillery

Capt. Coren’s Independent Company of Artillery

Artillery Artificers

The Invalid Regiment

The Orderly Books of the Pennsylvania Line

This volume contains a comprehensive index for both volumes 1 and 2.

John Blair Linn (1831–1899) was a Pennsylvania lawyer, historian, and author of numerous Pennsylvania local histories.

William Henry Egle (1830–1901) was a Pennsylvania physician and author of numerous Pennsylvania local histories. He served as the Pennsylvania state librarian from 1887 to 1898.