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The Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey




DIGEST AND REVISION

of Stryker s
Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Revolutionary War

for the use of

The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey

TOGETHER WITH

a copy of the order on

John Pierce, Esq., Paymaster-General

to the Army of the United States

payable to Richard Cox, Treasurer of

The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey

signed at Princeton, N. J., September 23rd, 1 783

also a copy of the account of
Richard Cox, Treasurer with John Pierce, Paymaster-General

in connection therewith

and a list of members with an exhibit of delinquent members of

The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey

made by Richard Cox, Treasurer, July 5, 1 788

Revised and Compiled

by

James Wall Schureman Campbell

President of the Society



OFFICERS OF



The Society of the Cincinnati in the
State of New Jersey

: 1911 :



PRESIDENT

James Wall Schureman Campbell

Freehold, N. J.
VICE-PRESIDENT

William Pennington

800 Broad Street, Newark, N. J.
SECRETARY

Lewis Dunham Boggs

23 Warren Street, New York City
TREASURER

William McKnight Reckless

Freehold, N. J.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY

Ulric Dahlgren

Princeton, N. J.
ASSISTANT TREASURER

Paul Augustine Hendry

1713 Montgomery Ave., Philadelphia, Pa.



Copyright, 1911

By THE SOCIETY OF THE CINCINNATI
In the State of New Jersey



Roster of the New Jersey Officers of

the Continental Line, Army of the

Revolution, Who Were Eligible to

Membership in the Society

of the Cincinnati



BRIGADIER GENERALS.

* || Dayton, Elias. (Original member.) Colonel, Third
Battalion, First Establishment, February gth, 1776; Colonel,
Third Battalion, Second Establishment, November 28th, 1776;
Colonel, Third Regiment; Brigadier General, Continental
Army, January 7th, 1783; discharged at the close of the war;
took part in all the battles in which the Continental Line of
New Jersey was engaged ; commanded the Jersey Brigade after
the resignation of Brigadier General Maxwell ; also Colonel of
militia.

Maxwell, William. Colonel, Second Battalion, First Es
tablishment, November 8th, 1775 ; Brigadier General, Conti
nental Army, October 23d, 1776; resigned July 25th, 1780;
commanded the "Jersey Line" during his entire term of ser
vice as a general officer, and took an active part in every bat
tle in which his brigade distinguished itself.

COLONELS.

Forman, David. (Original member.) Colonel, " For-
man s Regiment," Continental Army; also Brigadier General,
militia.



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6 COLONELS, LIEUTENANT COLONELS

* Ogden, Matthias. (Original member.) Lieutenant Col
onel, First Battalion, First Establishment, March 7th, 1776;
Lieutenant Colonel, First Battalion, Second Establishment,
November 28th, 1776; Colonel, ditto, January ist, 1777; Colo
nel, First Regiment; taken prisoner November 4th, 1780;
granted leave of absence by Congress April 2ist, 1783, to visit
Europe ; discharged at the close of the war.

* Shreve, Israel. (Original member.) Lieutenant Colo
nel, Second Battalion, First Establishment, November 8th,
1775; Colonel, Second Battalion, Second Establishment, No
vember 28th, 1776; Colonel, Second Regiment; discharged at
the close of the war.

* Spencer, Oliver. (Original member.) Colonel, " Spen
cer s Regiment," Continental Army, January I5th, 1777; dis
charged at the close of the war ; also Colonel, militia.

White, Anthony Walton. (Original member, State of
New York transferred to New Jersey.) Major and Aid-de-
Camp to General Washington, October, 1775; Lieutenant
Colonel, Third Battalion, First Establishment, February Qth,
1776; Lieutenant Colonel, Fourth Regiment, Light Dragoons,
Continental Army, February I3th, 1777; Lieutenant Colonel
Commandant, First Regiment, ditto, December loth, 1779;
Colonel, ditto, February i6th, 1780, and ordered to command
all cavalry in Southern Army.

Winds, William. Lieutenant Colonel, First Battalion,
First Establishment, November 7th, 1775; Colonel, ditto,
March 7th, 1776; discharged with battalion; Brigadier Gen
eral, militia, March 4th, 1777.

LIEUTENANT COLONELS.

Brearley, David. (Original member.) Lieutenant Colo
nel, Fourth Battalion, Second Establishment, November 28th,
1776; Lieutenant Colonel, First Regiment, to date January
ist, 1777; resigned March I7th, 1780, to accept office of Chief
Justice of the State ; also Colonel, militia.

Burr, Aaron. (Original member, State of New York.)



LIEUTENANT COLONELS 7

Lieutenant Colonel and Aid-de-Camp, staff of Major General
Israel Putnam.

Conway, John. (Original member.) Captain, First Bat
talion, First Establishment, November 2ist, 1775 ; Captain,
First Battalion, Second Establishment, November 2gth, 1776;
Major, Fourth Battalion, Second Establishment, October 29th,
1777; Major, Third Regiment; Lieutenant Colonel, First Regi
ment, to date March I7th, 1780; wounded at the battle of Ger-
mantown; discharged at the close of the war.

* Cumming, John N. (Original member.) First Lieuten
ant, Captain HoweH s company, Second Battalion, First Estab
lishment, November 29th, 1775 ; First Lieutenant, Captain
Lawrie s company, Second Battalion, Second Establishment,
November 29th, 1776; Captain, Second Battalion, ditto, to date
November 3Oth, 1776; Captain, Second Regiment; Major, First
Regiment, to date April i6th, 1780; Lieutenant Colonel, Second
Regiment, December 29th, 1781 ; Lieutenant Colonel Com
mandant, Third Regiment, February nth, 1783; discharged
at the close of the war.

D Hart, William. Major, First Battalion, First Estab
lishment, November 7th, 1775 ; Major, First Battalion, Second
Establishment, November 28th, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel,
ditto, January ist, 1777; Lieutenant Colonel, Second Regi
ment, September 26th, 1780; resigned.

* Forman, Jonathan. (Original member.) Captain,
Fourth Battalion, Second Establishment ; November 23d,
1776; Captain, P"irst Regiment, September 26th, 1780; Major,
Third Regiment, November 2Oth, 1781 ; Lieutenant Colonel,
Second Regiment, February nth, 1783; discharged at the close
of the war ; also Captain, militia.

Lindsley, Eleazer. Lieutenant Colonel, " Spencer s Regi
ment," Continental Army; resigned; also Lieutenant Colonel,
militia ; Second Major, "Eastern Battalion" Morris, January
1 3th, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto; also Lieutenant Colonel,
Continental Army.

Rhea, David. Major, Second Battalion, First Establish
ment, November 8th, 1775 ; Lieutenant Colonel, Second Bat-



8 LIEUTENANT COLONELS, MAJORS

talion, Second Establishment; November 28th, 1776; retired
September 26th, 1780.

Smith, William. Lieutenant Colonel, " Spencer s Regi
ment," Continental Army.

MAJORS,

Barber, William. Ensign, Third Battalion, First Estab
lishment, October 29th, 1776; Ensign, Captain Ross s com
pany, Third Battalion, Second Establishment, November 29th,
1776; resigned; afterwards Lieutenant and Aid-de-Camp to
Brigadier General William Maxwell, January ist, 1777; Cap
tain, ditto, April I4th, 1777; Major, ditto, May 7th, 1778;
Major and Aid-de-Camp to Major General Lord Stirling, Oc
tober, 1778; wounded at the siege of Yorktown ; discharged at
the close of the war.

Bloomfield, Joseph. (Original member.) Captain, Third
Battalion, First Establishment, February 9th, 1776; Major,
Third Battalion, Second Establishment; November 28th,
1776; resigned October 29th, 1778, to accept civil office; was
Judge Advocate Northern Army, November, 1776.

* Bowman, Nathaniel. (Original member.) Second Lieu
tenant, Captain Faulkner s company, Second Battalion, First
Establishment, November i3th, 1775; First Lieutenant, Cap
tain Dillon s company, ditto, May roth, 1776; First Lieutenant,
Captain Anderson s company, Second Battalion, Second Estab
lishment, November 29th, 1776; First Lieutenant, Captain Dil
lon s company, ditto, February 5th, 1777; Captain, Second Bat
talion, ditto, September nth, 1777; Captain, Second Regiment,
September 26th, 1780; Major by brevet; Major, Third Regi
ment, February nth, 1783; discharged at the close of the war.

* J Bruen, Jeremiah. (Original member. Dropped from
Rolls, 1806.) Captain, " Baldwin s Regiment of Artificers,"
Continental Army, March 2d, 1777; Major, ditto, November
1 2th, 1779.

Burnet, Ichabod. (Original member State of Georgia.)
Major and Aid-de-Camp, Continental Army, January 9th, 1778.

* Burrowes, John. (Original member.) Captain, " For-



MAJORS 9

man s Regiment," Continental Army; Captain, "Spencer s
Regiment/ Continental Army, January ist, 1777; Major, ditto,
July 22d; 1779; discharged at the close of the war.

* Cox, Richard. (Original member.) Second Lieutenant,
Captain Ross s company, Third Battalion, First Establishment,
February 9th, 1776; First Lieutenant, ditto, October 29th,
1776; First Lieutenant, Captain Ross s company, Third Bat
talion, Second Establishment, November 29th, 1776; Captain,
ditto, January ist, 1777; Captain, Third Regiment, September
23d, 1780; Captain, First Regiment; Brigade Major to Briga
dier General William Maxwell ; Major, Second Regiment, Janu-
uary 6th, 1783; discharged at the close of the war.

Doughty, John. (Original member State of New York,
transferred to New Jersey, 1793.) Captain, Third Battalion,
Second Establishment, November 29th, 1776; Major, Third
Battalion, ditto; resigned; Captain Lieutenant, Eastern Artil
lery Company State Troops, May 9th, 1776; Captain, Second
Continental Regiment Artillery, January ist, 1777; Aid-de-
Camp to Major-General Schuyler, 1777; Colonel and Aid-de-
Camp to the Commander-in-Chief, etc., etc.

Hollinshead, John. (Original member.) First Lieuten
ant, Captain Lawrie s company, Second Battalion, First Estab
lishment, November 27th, 1775 ; First Lieutenant, Captain
Brearley s company, Second Battalion, Second Establishment,
November 29th, 1776; Captain, Second Battalion, ditto, Febru
ary 5th, 1777; Captain, Second Regiment; Major, Third Regi
ment, to date July 5th, 1779; resigned November 2oth, 1781.

Howell, Richard. (Original member.) Captain, Second
Battalion, First Establishment, November 29th, 1775; Brigade
Major, September 4th, 1776; Major, Second Battalion, Second
Establishment, November 28th, 1776; Major, Second Regi
ment, resigned, to date April 7th, 1779.

* Ogden, Aaron. (Original member.) Paymaster, First
Battalion, First Establishment, December 8th, 1/75 ; Paymas
ter, First Battalion, Second Establishment, February ist, 1777;
resigned as Paymaster April ist, 1778; Captain-Lieutenant,
First Regiment; Captain, ditto, to date February 2d, 1779;



io MAJORS, ADJUTANTS

Brigade Major and Inspector and Aid-de-Camp to Brigadier
General William Maxwell, April ist, 1778; discharged at the
close of the war.

Polhemus, John. (Original member. Dropped from Rolls
J 793-) Captain, First Battalion, First Establishment, Novem
ber 22d, 1775; Captain, First Battalion, Second Establishment,
November 29th, 1776; Major, ditto; retired September 26th,
1780.

* Reading, Samuel. (Original member.) First Lieuten
ant, Captain Stout s company, Second Battalion, First Estab
lishment, December i8th, 1775 ; taken prisoner at Three Riv
ers, June 8th, 1776; Captain, Second Battalion, Second Estab
lishment, February 5th, 1777; Captain, Second Regiment, to
date January ist, 1777; Major, First Regiment, December
29th, 1781 ; discharged at the close of the war.

Ross, John. (Original member.) Captain, Third Bat
talion, First Establishment, February 9th, 1776; Captain,
Third Battalion, Second Establishment, November 29th, 1776 ;
Captain, Third Regiment; Major, Second Regiment, to date
April 7th, 1779 ; promoted Brigade Major and Inspector, Jersey
Brigade ; discharged at the close of the war ; also Lieutenant
Colonel, militia.

ADJUTANTS.

* Halsey, Luther. (Original member.) Serjeant, Sec
ond Battalion, First Establishment ; Adjutant, Second Bat
talion, Second Establishment, November 28th, 1776; Lieuten
ant and Adjutant, Second Regiment, to date November 9th,
1777; discharged at the close of the war; Captain by brevet.

King, Joseph. Adjutant, Fourth Battalion, Second Es
tablishment, November 28th, 1776; wounded and taken pris
oner, June 26th, 1777, at Short Hills, Essex county, New Jer
sey ; retired September 26th, 1780; afterwards Paymaster, Con
tinental Army; also Adjutant, militia.

Shippard, Samuel. Adjutant, Third Battalion, First Es
tablishment, February 9th, 1776; Adjutant, Third Battalion,
Second Establishment, November 28th, 1776; Lieutenant and



ADJUTANTS, QUARTERMASTERS n

Adjutant, Third Regiment, to date November I2th, 1777;
Lieutenant, First Regiment; resigned to date July 7th, 1780.
* Whitlock, Ephraim. (Original member.) Ensign,
Fourth Battalion, Second Establishment, November 28th,
1776; Ensign, Captain Forman s company, ditto, February
I7th, 1777; Second Lieutenant, ditto; First Lieutenant, ditto,
November 23d, 1777; Lieutenant, First Regiment, to date
August ist, 1779; Lieutenant and Adjutant, ditto; discharged
at the close of the war; Captain by brevet; also Ensign,
militia.

QUARTERMASTERS.

Clark, Joseph. Quartermaster, staff of Major General
Adam Stephens.

Darby, Ephraim. (Original member.) Private, Fourth
Battalion, Second Establishment; Quartermaster, ditto, Feb
ruary I7th, 1777; Lieutenant and Quartermaster, Third Regi
ment, to date November I2th, 1777; Lieutenant, First Regi
ment; discharged at the close of the war; Captain by brevet;
also Captain, militia.

Douglass, Ephraim. Quartermaster, staff of Major Gen
eral Lord Stirling; taken prisoner at Bushwick, Long Island,
August 27th, 1776.

Ford, Chilleon. (Original member.) Second Lieuten
ant, " Lamb s Artillery," (Second Regiment Artillery), Conti
nental Army, April loth, 1777; Quartermaster, ditto, August
ist, 1779.

Lott, Peter. Ensign, First Battalion, Second Establish
ment ; Second Lieutenant, ditto ; Ensign and Quartermaster,
First Regiment; Lieutenant and Quartermaster, ditto, to date
February 25th, 1778; resigned, to date March 27th, 1780.

McEwen, John. Serjeant, " Spencer s Regiment," Conti
nental Army, February ist, 1777; Ensign, ditto, May I2th,
1779; Lieutenant and Quartermaster ditto, July loth, 1779; dis
charged at the close of the war.

Ogden Nathaniel. Quartermaster, Continental Army.

Periam, Joseph. Quartermaster, First Battalion, Second



12 QUARTERMASTERS, PAYMASTERS, SURGEONS

Establishment, November 28th, 1776; retired September 26th,
1780.

Smith, Israel. Captain and Quartermaster, General
Heard s Brigade, Continental Army, March ist, 1779; also As
sistant Quartermaster, Quartermaster s Department.

PAYMASTERS.

* Shute, William. (Original member.) Captain and
Paymaster, Second Battalion, First Establishment, November
28th, 1775; Captain and Paymaster, Second Battalion, Second
Establishment, November 28th, 1776; resigned April 2d, 1778;
appointed Ensign and Paymaster, Second Regiment, to date
June I7th,. 1780; discharged at the close of the war; Captain
by brevet.

Spencer, Robert. Paymaster, " Spencer s Regiment," Con
tinental Army.

SURGEONS.

Barnet, William M. Surgeon, First Battalion, First Es
tablishment, December 8th, 1775 ; Surgeon, First Battalion,
Second Establishment, November 28th, 1776; Surgeon, First
Regiment; resigned.

Bloomfield, Moses. Surgeon, United States Hospital,
Continental Army, May Hth, 1777.

Burnet, William. (Original member.) Chief Physician
and Surgeon, General Hospital, Continental Army; also Sur
geon, militia.

Burnet, William, Jr. Surgeon, General Hospital, Conti
nental Army.

Campbell, George [W]. (Original member.) Surgeon,
Hospital of Flying Camp, Continental Army, April nth, 1777.

* Campfield, Jazeb. (Original member.) Surgeon,
"Spencer s Regiment." Continental Army, January ist, 1777;
Senior Physician, Continental Army ; discharged at the close
of the war.



SURGEONS 13

Cochran, John. Surgeon General in General Hospital,
April nth, 1777; Chief Physician and Surgeon to the Army,
October iQth, 1780.

Dunham, Lewis F. (Original member.) Surgeon, Third
Battalion, First Establishment, February 2ist, 1776; Surgeon,
Third Battalion, Second Establishment, November 28th, 1776;
Surgeon, Third Regiment, resigned.

* Elmer, Ebenezer. (Original member.) Ensign, Cap
tain Bloomfield s company, Third Battalion, First Establish
ment, February gth, 1776; Second Lieutenant, ditto, April Qth,
1776; Surgeon s Mate, Third Battalion, Second Establish
ment, November 28th, 1776; transferred to Second Battalion,
ditto; Surgeon, Second Battalion, Second Establishment, July
5th, 1778; Surgeon, Second Regiment, September 26th, 1780;
discharged at the close of the war.

Ervin, David. Surgeon, First Regiment, September 26th,
1780; also Surgeon s Mate, militia.

* Harris, Jacob. (Original member.) Surgeon s Mate,
First Battalion, Second Establishment, November 28th, 1776;
Surgeon s Mate, Fourth Battalion, Second Establishment, Feb
ruary 26th, 1777; Surgeon s Mate, First Regiment, September
26th, 1780; Surgeon, Third Regiment, November i6th, 1782;
discharged at the close of the war.

McCarter, Charles. Surgeon, " Morgan s Rifle Corps,"
Continental Army, June loth, 1777.

Otto, Frederick. Surgeon in General Hospital, May ist,
1777.

Reed, Thomas. Surgeon, " Livingston s Regiment," Con
tinental Army, December i8th, 1776.

Riker, John B. Surgeon, Fourth Battalion, Second Es
tablishment, November 28th, 1776; retired September 26th,
1780.

Scott, Moses. Surgeon in General Hospital, Continental
Army; also Surgeon, militia.

Tunison, Garret. Surgeon, " Lamb s Artillery," (Second
Regiment Artillery), Continental Army; discharged at the
close of the war.



H SURGEONS, SURGEONS MATES, CHAPLAINS

Vickars, Samuel. Surgeon s Mate in General Hospital,
Continental Army; Surgeon, ditto, April i4th, 1777.

Wilson, Lewis. Surgeon s Mate in General Hospital,
Continental Army, January, 1778; Surgeon, ditto, June 3oth,
1779.

Witherspoon, John. Surgeon in General Hospital, Conti-
SURGEONS MATES.

* Appleton, Abraham. (Original member.) Surgeon s
Mate, Second Battalion, First Establishment, December 2ist,
1775 ; discharged with battalion. (See, also, Lieutenants.)

Ball, Stephen. Surgeon s Mate, First Regiment, Septem
ber 26th, 1780; resigned.

Dorsey, John. Surgeon s Mate, "Spencer s Regiment,"
Continental Army, January ist, 1777.

* $ Elmer, Moses G. (Original member.) Surgeon s
Mate, Second Battalion, Second Establishment, August 28th,
-1778; Surgeon s Mate, Second Regiment, September 26th,
1780; discharged at the close of the war.

Henry, Robert R. Surgeon s Mate in General Hospital,
Continental Army, March I7th, 1777.

Loree (or Loring), Ephraim. Surgeon s Mate, Third Bat
talion, Second Establishment, November 28th, 1776; Surgeon s
Mate, Third Regiment, September 26th, 1780; resigned.

Morris, Jonathan F. Surgeon s Mate in General Hospital,
Continental Army, March 6th, 1780; also Lieutenant, "Proc
tor s Regiment of Artillery," Continental Army ; also Surgeon,
militia.

Read, Thomas C. Surgeon s Mate, Third Battalion, First
Establishment, February 9th, 1776; discharged with battalion.

Stockton, Ebenezer. (Original member.) Surgeon s
Mate in General Hospital, Continental Army, September 2oth,

CHAPLAINS.

Armstrong, James F. (Original member.) Chaplain,
Second Maryland Brigade, Continental Army, July I7th, 1778;
also private, militia.



CHAPLAINS, COMMISSARY-GENERALS, CAPTAINS 15

Cox, . Chaplain, First Battalion, Second Establish
ment, November 28th, 1776; retired September 26th, 1780.

Hunter, Andrew. (Original member.) Chaplain, Third
Battalion, Second Establishment, June ist, 1777; Chaplain to
General Maxwell s Brigade, June I5th, 1777; Chaplain, Third
Regiment and Brigade, September 26th, 1780; taken prisoner;
discharged at the close of the war ; also Chaplain, militia.

Mason, John. Chaplain, Continental Army; discharged
at the close of the war; also Chaplain, militia.

McWhorter, Alexander. Chaplain of Division, Conti
nental Army.

Spencer, Elihu. Chaplain in Hospital, Middle District,
Continental Army, October 2Oth, 1777.

COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF PRISONERS.

Beatty, John. (Original member.) Commissary-General
of Prisoners, May 28th, 1778; resigned March 3ist, 1780; Cap
tain, Fifth Pennsylvania Battalion, Continental Line, October
I2th, 1776; taken prisoner at Fort Washington, November
1 6th, 1776.

COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF ISSUES.

Stewart, Charles. Colonel, Battalion Minute Men, New
Jersey Militia, February I5th, 1776; Commissary-General, New
Jersey Militia; Commissary-General of Issues, Continental
Army, June i8th, 1777, to July, 1782.

CAPTAINS.

Anderson, John. First Lieutenant, Captain Reading s
company, Third Battalion, First Establishment, February
7th, 1776; resigned; Captain, Fourth Battalion, Second Estab
lishment, November 28th, 1776; retired September 26th, 1780;
also Captain, militia.

Anderson, Joseph I. Ensign, Captain Sharp s company,
Third Battalion, First Establishment; Second Lieutenant,



i6 CAPTAINS

ditto, July 1 9th, 1776; First Lieutenant, Captain Mott s com
pany, Third Battalion, Second Establishment, November 29th,
1776; Captain, ditto, October 26th, 1777; Captain, Third Regi
ment ; Captain and Paymaster, Third Regiment, to date April
Tst, 1779; Captain, First Regiment; discharged at the close
of the war.

J Baldwin, Daniel. (Original member.) First Lieuten
ant, Captain Morns company, First Battalion, First Establish
ment, November 8th, 1775; Captain, First Battalion, Second
Establishment, November 29th, 1776; severely wounded lost
a leg at the battle of Germantown, October 4th, 1777; dis
charged March ist, 1779.

* Ballard, Jeremiah. (Original member.) Second Lieu
tenant, Captain Reading s company, Third Battalion, First Es
tablishment, February I7th, 1776; First Lieutenant, Captain
Doughty s company, Third Battalion, Second Establishment,
November 29th, 1776; Captain, ditto, October 26th, 1777; Cap
tain, Third Regiment, September 23d, 1780; Captain, Second
Regiment ; discharged at the close of the war.

* Barton, William. (Original member.) Ensign, Fourth
Battalion, Second Establishment, November 28th, 1776; Second
Lieutenant, Captain Lyon s company, ditto, February I7th,
1777; First Lieutenant, ditto; Lieutenant, First Regiment, to
date November ist, 1777; Quartermaster, ditto, to date March
nth, 1780; Captain, ditto, December 27th, 1781 ; discharged at
the close of the war.

Bond, William. Captain, Fourth Battalion, Second Es
tablishment, November 28th, 1776; retired September 26th,
1780; also Lieutenant Colonel, militia.

Bonnel, James. (Original member.) Lieutenant, " Spen
cer s Regiment," Continental Army, February ist, 1777; Adju
tant, ditto, September ist, 1778; Captain, ditto, April 24th,
1779; discharged at the close of the war; also Captain, militia.

Brearley, Joseph. Captain, Second Battalion, First Es
tablishment, November 2Oth, 1775; Captain, Second Battalion,
Second Establishment, November 29th, 1776; retired Febru
ary 5th, 1777; also Major, militia.



CAPTAINS 17

Broderick, James. Captain, " Spencer s Regiment," Con
tinental Army, February i8th, 1777; resigned; also Major, mili
tia ; Captain, First Regiment, Sussex ; Captain, Third Battalion,
ditto; First Major, Second Regiment, Sussex, February 28th,
1777; resigned; also Captain, Continental Army.

Bull, William. Captain, " Spencer s Regiment," Conti
nental Army.

Clark, Thomas. First Lieutenant, Eastern Company of
Artillery, State Troops, March ist, 1776; Captain-Lieutenant,
ditto; Captain, ditto, January 8th, 1778. Officers in this artil
lery served in General Knox s brigade of artillery during the
Avar.

Colfax, William. Lieutenant in "Commander-in-Chief s
Guard," Continental Army ; Captain, ditto.

Craig, John. Captain, " Fourth Regiment, Light Dra
goons," Continental Army.

Crane, William. Lieutenant, " Spencer s Regiment," Con
tinental Army; Captain, ditto, March, 1777.

* Dayton, Jonathan. (Original member.) Paymaster,
Third Battalion, First Establishment, February 7th, 1776;
Paymaster, Third Battalion, Second Establishment; Lieuten
ant and Paymaster, Third Regiment, to date February ist,
1779; Major and Aid-de-Camp to Major-General Sullivan, May
ist, 1779; Captain, Third Regiment, to date March 3Oth, 1780;
prisoner of war, November 4th, 1780; Captain, First Regiment;
discharged at the close of the war.

* D Hart, Cyrus. (Original member.) Ensign, Captain
Daniel Piatt s company, First Battalion, First Establishment,
September i8th, 1776; Lieutenant and Paymaster, First Regi


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