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Captain Cyrus D'Hart, transferred from First Regiment.

Captain Bateman Lloyd, transferred from Tliird Regiment,
resigned.

Lieutenant Jonathan Holmes, promoted Captain.

Lieutenant Abel Weyman, promoted Captain-Lieutenant, after-
wards Captain.

Lieutenant and Quartermaster Derrick Lane, promoted Cap-
tain-Lieutenant, afterwards Captain.

Ensign Abraham Stout, promoted Lieutenant.

Ensign Abraham Appleton, promoted Lieutenant.

Ensign John Shreve, promoted Lieutenant.

Ensign Samuel Shute, promoted Lieutenant.

Ensign James Paul, promoted Lieutenant.

Ensign Jonathan Rhea, promoted Lieutenant.

Ensign Benajah Osmun, promoted Lieutenant.

Ensign George Walker, promoted Lieutenant.

John Hutchins, appointed Lieutenant.

William Shute, appointed Ensign and promoted Paymaster.

Serjeant Joseph Buck, promoted Ensign, afterwards Lieutenant.

Serjeant Moses Sprowls, promoted Ensign.

John Hopper, appointed Ensign.

Jacob Hyer, Jr., appointed Ensign.

Almerin Brooks, appointed Ensign.

Serjeant Peter Faulkner, ("Lee's Legion,") promoted Ensign.

Private Francis Luse, promoted Ensign.



THIRD REGIMENT.

FIELD AND STAFF.

Elias Dayton., Colonel.

Francis Barber I,ieutenant Colonel.

John Conway Major.

Samuel Shippard Adjutant.

Ephraim Darby Quartermaster.

Jonathan Dayton Paymaster.

Lewis F. Dunham Surgeon.

Ephraim Loree (or Loring) Surgeon's Mate.

Andrew Hunter. ...Chaplain of Regiment and Brigade.



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Lieutenant Colonel Commandant Francis Barber, killed.

Adjutant Samuel Shippard, resigned.

Surgeon Lewis F. Dunham, resigned.

Surgeon's Mate Ephraim Loree (or Loring), resigned.

Colonel Elias Dayton, promoted Brigadier General, Conti-
nental Army.

Lieutenant Colonel Francis Barber, promoted Lieutenant Col-
onel Commandant.

Lieutenant Colonel John N. Cumming, (Second Regiment,)
promoted Lieutenant Colonel Commandant.

Captain John Hollinshead, (Second Regiment,) promoted
Major — resigned.

Captain Jonathan Forman, (First Regiment), promoted Major,
promoted Lieutenant Colonel, Second Regiment.

Captain Nathaniel Bowman, (Second Regiment), promoted
Major.

Surgeon's Mate Jacob Harris, (First Regiment), promoted Sur-
geon.

COiMPANY OFFICERS.

Joh n R OSS Captain .

William Gifford Captain.

Richard Cox Captain.

Jeremiah Bal lard Captai n .

Joseph I. Anderson Captain.

Bateman Lloyd Captain .

Seth J o:iivon Captain- L ieutenant.

Jonathan Dayton Lieutenant and Paymaster.

Nathaniel Leonard Lieutenant..

Edmund D. Thouiat Lieutenant.

Samuel Shippard Lieutenant and Adjutant..

Ephraim IX rby Lieutenant and Quartermast

John Blair Lieutenant.

Benjamin Horn Lieutenant.

John Reed Lieutenant.

John Ruecastle Ensi 'u.

Nithan Wilkison EnsiM.

William Kersey Ensign.



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Jarvis Bloomfield Ensign.

Wessel T. Stout Ensign.

James Rodgers Ensign.

James De Camp Ensign.

Captain William Gifford, resigned.
^-Captain Seth Johnson, resigned.
Lieutenant Benjamin Horn, resigned.
Ensign James Rodgers, killed.
Ensign James De Camp, resigned.

Captain John Ross, promoted Major, Second Regiment.
- Captain- Lieutenant Seth Johnson, promoted Captain.

Lieutenant and Paymaster Jonathan Dayton, promoted Captain.

Lieutenant Nathaniel Leonard, promoted Captain-Lieutenant,
afterwards Captain.

Ensign John Ruecastle, promoted Lieutenant.

Ensign Nathan Wilkison, promoted Lieutenant — resigned.

Ensign William Kersey, promoted Lieutenant.

Ensign Jarvis Bloomfield, promoted Lieutenant — resigned.

Ensign Wessel T. Stout, promoted Lieutenant, afterwards
Captain by brevet.

Captain Joseph I. Anderson, transferred to First Regiment.

Captain Jonathan Dayton, transferred to First Regiment.

Captain Jeremiah Ballard, transferred to Second Regiment.

Captain Richard Cox, transferred to First Regiment.

Captain Bateman Lloyd, transferred to Second Regiment.

General Maxwell continued to command the Jersey Brigade
until he resigned, in July, 1780. Colonel Elias Dayton, as
senior officer, then assumed command, and remained as such
until the close of the war.

On the 2ist of September, 1781, the three regiments landed on
James river, Virginia, about five miles from Williamsburgh, and
were einployed in all the labor of the siege, and were present at
the surrender of Yorktown, on the igth of October.

The news of the cessation of hostilities was announced in the
camp of the brigade, April 19th, 1783, and the "Jersey Line"
were discharged November 3d, 1783.

During the summer and fall of 1776, soldiers of this State, as



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officers or enlisted men, began to join organizations raised
directly by authority of Congress, or those of the Continental
Line of other States.

A list of these organizations is here given, with the commis-
sioned officers, residents of New Jersey, who were attaclied to
each command at various times during the war.



SPENCER'S REGIMENT, CONTINENTAL ARMY.

By authority of Congress, Colonel Oliver Spencer, an officer
in the State troops as well as the militia, organized a battalion
or regiment for the Continental Army, about the time the second
establishment was completed. Composed as it was, nearly, if
not entirely, of Jerseymen, it is often referred to as the " Fifth
Battalion, Jersey Line." The enlisted men will be found alpha-
betically arranged in the official roster. The strength of this
command appears to have been about one hundred and seventy
men, although a return, dated March, 1779, shows but one hun-
dred and forty soldiers in the regiment.

Oliver Spencer Colonel.

Eleazer Lindsley Lieutenant Colonel.

John Burrowes Captain and Major.

James Bonnel Adjutant.

John McEvven Ensign and Quartermaster.

Jabez Campfield Surgeon.

John Dorsey Surgeon's Mate.

Lieutenant Colonel Eleazer Lindsley, resigned.
William Smith, appointed Lieutenant Colonel.

Benjamin Weatherby Captain.

James Broderick Captain.

John Sandford Captain.

William Bull Captain.

AVilliam Crane Captain.

Abraham Nealy Captain.

Archibald Dallas Captain.



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Anthony Maxwell Lieutenant and Captain.

Robert Pemberton Lieutenant and Captain.

James Bonnel Lieutenant, Adjutant, and Captain.

David Kirkpatrick Lieutenant and Captain.

John Orr Lieutenant.

Peter Taulman Lieutenant.

Finch Gildersleeve Lieutenant.

William Sitcher Lieutenant.

Uzal Meeker Lieutenant.

Barne Ogden Lieutenant.

Andrew Thompson Ensign.

John Reed Ensign.

Moses Ogden Ensign .



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FORMAN'S REGIMENT, CONTINENTAL ARMY.

Brigadier General Forman, of the militia, resigned his ofSce
as such to accept the command of a regiment organized under
the auspices of Congress. It was recruited principally from
Maryland. A "return" of December, 1778, shows this State
to have had but sixty-eight men in the organization.

But three officers appear from New Jersey :

David Forman Colonel.

John Burrowes, Captain, afterwards Major, "Spencer's
Regiment."

Patterson Lieutenant.



LEE'S LEGION, CONTINENTAL ARMY.

The "Legion" of cavalry commanded by Lieutenant Colonel
Henry Lee, of Virginia, contained nearly one hundred Jersey-
men.

The officers from this State were :



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Jas. Heard, Cornet, Lieutenant, Paymaster, and Captain.

Jonathan Snowden, Lieutenant, formerly of First Regi-
ment, "Jersey Line."



HAZEN'S REGIMENT, (SECOND CANADL\N}, CONTI-
NENTAL ARMY.

On the 22d of January, 1776, Colonel Moses Hazen was ap-
pointed by Congress to this command. There were two officers
and ten enlisted men in this regiment, from New Jersey. Both,
officers remained in the regiment until the close of the war.

Richard Lloyd Captain.

James Anderson Lieutenant.



LAMB'S ARTILLERY, (SECOND REGIMENT ARTIL-
LERY), CONTINENTAL ARMY.

The commission of Colonel John Lamb, of New York, is.
dated January ist, 1777. This organization was stationed in
New Jersey several times during the war, and received a number
of recruits, especially from the counties of Burlington and Som.-
erset.

We find three officers :

Chilleon Ford.. ..Second Lieutenant and Quartermaster..

Garret Tunison Surgeon ..

William Pennington Second Lieutenant,



SHELDON'S REGIMENT, LIGHT DRAGOONS, CONTI-
NENTAL ARMY.

This regiment, sometimes called the Second Regiment, Light
Dragoons, was commanded by Colonel Elisha Sheldon, of Con-



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necticut. Although the State had an officer in this organization,
most of the soldiers joined the companies commanded by officers
of other States.

David Edgar Captain.



FOURTH REGIMENT, LIGHT DRAGOONS, CONTI-
NENTAL ARMY.

This regiment appears to have performed its service mostly in'
the south. The commanding officer achieved a national reputa -
tion as a brilliant cavalry leader.

Anthony Walton White, Lieutenant Colonel and Lieu-
tenant Colonel Commandant; formerly Third Bat-
talion, First Establishment, "Jersey Line."

John Craig Captain.



BALDWIN'S REGIMENT OF ARTIFICERS, CONTINEN-
TAL ARMY.

Colonel Jeduthan Baldwin, of Massachusetts, commanded this'
efficient regiment. New Jersey had, at different times, about
thirty men connected with it. Three of these were officers :

Jeremiah Bruen Captain and Major.

Joseph King Paymaster.

Eleazer Little Lieutenant.



MOYLAN'S REGIMENT, CONTINENTAL ARMY.

Colonel Stephen Moylan, of Pennsylvania, commanding
officer.

Two officers from New Jersey, viz. .

John Heard Lieutenant Captain.

Zebulon Pike, Cornet, Adjutant, Lieutenant, Paymas-
ter, and Captain.



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LIVINGSTONS' REGIMENT, CONTINENTAL ARMY.

This organization was commanded by Colonel James Living-
ston, of New York. The only Jersey officer was :

Thomas Reed Surgeon.



SAPPERS AND MINERS, CONTINENTAL ARMY.

Anthony Reckless Lieutenant.

And a number of enlisted men.



■CONGRESS' OWN REGIMENT, CONTINENTAL ARMY.
James H erron Captain .



COMMANDERTN-CHIEF'S GUARD, CONTINENTAL
ARMY.

This corps, called also "The Life Guard," and "Washing-
ton's Body Guard," was a distinct organization of picked men.
It consisted of one hundred and eighty men, and its first officer
was Caleb Gibbs, of Rhode Island, Captain-Commandant. Wil-
liam Colfax, of New Jersey, was a lieutenant at the organization,
and was the successor of Gibbs — ranking as captain. The
soldiers were all selected from the ranks of the army, their
good character and soldierly bearing being a pre-requisite to
their receiving this honor. Every State was represented in the
"Guard." Its motto was "Conquer or Die."

The following general order issued by General Washington,
gives the authority for the re-organization, composition, and
continuance of the Commander-in-Chief's Guard :

"GENERAL ORDER No. ii.

"Headquarters, |

"Valley Forge, March 17th, '78. ]
^' One hundred chosen men are to be annexed to the Guard



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of the Commander-in-Chief for the purpose of forming a corps,
to be instructed in the manoeuvres necessary to be introduced
into the army and to serve as a model for the execution of them.
As the General's Guard is composed of Virginians, the hundred
draughts will be taken from the troops of the other Sta:tes.

"Description of the men: Height from five feet eight inches-
to five feet ten inches. Age from twenty to thirty years, robust
constitution, well-limbed, formed for activity, and men of estab-
lished characters for sobriety and fidelity. They must be
Americans born."

The following soldiers were attached to this corps at different,
times during the war :

William Colfax Lieutenant and Captain.

John Fenton Drummer.

Samuel Bailey Private.

Robert Blair. . .". Private.

Benjamin Bonnel Private.

Lewis Campbel 1 Pri vate^

Benjamin Eaton Private.

George Farmer Private.

Stephen Hetfield Private.

I^evi Johnson Private.

Labau Landon Private.

Jasper Longley Private.

William Martin Private^

Jonathan Moore Private.

Joseph Shipman Private.

Enos Wells Private.

Samuel Wortman Private.



In the following organizations we find enlisted men, but no-
officers from this State :

GERMAN REGIMENT, CONTINENTAL ARMY.

Colonel Lewis Weltner, of Pennsylvania, commanding.



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PULASKI LEGION, CONTINENTAL ARMY.

Commanded by the Count Cassamer Pulaski, who was killed
at the siege of Savannah, October 9th, 1779.



INVALID CORPS, CONTINENTAL ARMY.
»
This corps was organized by Congress, June 20th, 1777, and
was commanded by Colonel Lewis Nicola, of Pennsylvania.



BAYLOR'S LIGHT DRAGOONS, CONTINENTAL ARMY.

Colonel George Baylor of Virginia, commanding. This
officer was an aid-de-camp to General Washington at the battle
-of Trenton, and was the bearer of despatches to Congress after
ihe fight.



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Official Roster



OF



CONTINENTAL TROOPS.



MAJOR GENERALS.



Alexander, William, (Lord Stirling). Colonel, First Battalion,
First Establishment, November 7th, 1775 ; Brigadier Gene-
ral, Continental Army, March nth, 1776; Major General,
Continental Army, February 19th, 1777; died of gout, at
Albany, New York, January 15th, 1783, while in command
of the Northern Department ; taken prisoner at Bushwick,
Long Island, August 27th, 1776; commanded a division of
the Continental Army at the battle of Brandywine, corps de
reserve at Germantown, and left wing of the army at Mon-
mouth; twice received the thanks of Congress (January 29th,
1776, and September 24th, 1779), for conspicuous services;
death announced in Congress January 28th, 1783.



BRIGADIER GENERALS.

Dayton, Elias. Colonel, Third Battalion, First Establishment,
February 9th, 1776; Colonel, Third Battalion, Second Es-
tablishment, November 28th, 1776; Colonel, Third Regi-
ment; 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.



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



COLONELS.

FoRMAN, David. Colonel, " Forman's Regiment," Continen-
tal Army; also. Brigadier General, militia.

Martin, Ephraim. Colonel, Fourth Battalion, Second Estab-
lishment, November 28th, 1776; resigned; also Colonel,
militia.

Newcomb, Silas. Colonel, First Battalion, Second Establish-
ment, November 28th, 1776; promoted Brigadier General,,
militia, March 15th, 1777.

Ogden, Matthias.- Lieutenant Colonel, First Battalion, First
Establishment, March 7th, 1776 ; Lieutenant Colonel, First
Battalion, Second Establishment, November 28th, 1776;
Colonel, ditto, January ist, 1777; Colonel, First Regi-
ment; taken prisoner November 4th, 1780; granted leave
of absence by Congress, April 21st, 1783, to visit Europe;,
discharged at the close of the war.

Shreve, Israel. Lieutenant Colonel, Second Battalion, First
Establishment, November 8th, 1775; Colonel, Second Bat-
talion, Second Establishment, November 28th, 1776; Colo-
nel, Second Regiment ; discharged at the close of the war.

Spencer, Oliver. Colonel, "Spencer's Regiment," Continen-
tal Army, January 15th, 1777; discharged at the close of
the war ; also Colonel, militia.

White, Anthony Walton. Major and Aid -de-Camp to Gene-
ral Washington, October, 1775 ; Lieutenant Colonel, Third
Battalion, First Establishment, February 9th, 1776; Lieu-
tenant Colonel, Fourth Regiment, Light Dragoons, Conti-



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nental Army, February 13th, 1777; Lieutenant Colonel
Commandant, First Regiment, ditto, December loth, 1779 ;
Colonel, ditto, February i6th, 1780, and ordered to com-
mand all cavalry in Southern Army.

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



LIEUTENANT COLONELS.

Barber, Francis. Major, Third Battalion, First Establishment,
February 9th, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel, Third Battalion,.
Second Establishment, November 28th, 1776; Lieutenant
Colonel, Third Regiment, to date January ist, 1777;
Lieutenant Colonel Commandant, ditto, January 6ih,
1783 ; killed by a falling tree, in camp, at New Windsor,
New York, February nth, 1783; was Sub-Inspector Gene-
ral, staff of General Steuben, April ist, 1778; Adjutant
General to Major General Lord Stirling; Adjutant General
to General Sullivan ; Deputy Adjutant General to Major
General Nathaniel Greene ; severely wounded at the battle
of Monmouth ; wounded at the battle of Newtown, and
again at the siege of Yorktown.

Brearley, David. Lieutenant Colonel, Fourth Battalion, Second
Establishment, November 28th, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel,
First Regiment, to date January ist, 1777; resigned March
17th, 1780, to accept office of Chief Justice of the State;
also Colonel, militia.

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

Conway, John. Captain, First Battalion, First Establishment,
November 21st, 1775 ; Captain, First Battalion, Second Es-
tablishment, November 29th, 1776; Major, Fourth Battal-
ion, Second Establishment, October agthj 1777; Major,

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Third Regiment ; Lieutenant Colonel, First Regiment, to
date March 17th, 17S0; wounded at the battle of German-
town; discharged at the close of the war.

CuMMiNG, John N. First Lieutenant, Captain Howell's com-
pany, Second Battalion, First Establishment, November
29th, 1775 ; First Lieutenant, Captain Lawrie's company,
Second Battalion, Second Establishment, November 29th,
1776 ; Captain, Second Battalion, ditto, to date November
30th, 1776 ; Captain, Second Regiment ; Major, First Regi-
ment, 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 Establish-
ment, 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. Captain, Fourth Battalion, Second Estab-
lishment, November 23d, 1776; Captain, First Regiment,
ieptember 26th, 1780; Major, Third Regiment, November
20th, 1781 ; Lieutenant Colonel, Second Regiment, Febru-
ary 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 Col-
onel, militia.

Livingston, Henry B. Captain and Aid-de-Camp to Major
General Philip Schuyler ; Major and Aid-de-Camp to Major
General Arthur St. Clair; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, Octo-
ber 4th, 1777; also Colonel, New York Continental Line.

Rhea, David. Major, Second Battalion, First Establishment,
November 8th, 1775 ; Lieutenant Colonel, Second Battalion,
Second Establishment, November 28th, 1776; retired Se*p-
teraber 26th, 1780.



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Smith, William. Lieutenant Colonel, "Spencer's Regiment,"
Continental Army.

MAJORS.

Barbe:?, William. Ensign, Third Battalion, First Establish-
ment, October 29th, 1776 ; Ensign, Captain Ross' company,
Tnird Battalion, Second Establishment, November 29th,
1776; resigned; afterwards Lieutenant and Aid-de-Camp
to Brigadier General William Maxwell, January ist, 1777;
Captain, dilto, April 14th, 1777; Major, ditto. May 7th,
1778; Major and Aid-de-Camp to Major General Lord
Stirling, October, 1778; wounded at the siege of Yorktown ;
discharged at the close of the war.

Bloomfield, Joseph. Captain, Third Battalion, First Estab-
lishment, February 9th, 1776; Major, Third Battalion,
Second Establishment, November 28th, 1776; resigned
October 29th, 1778, to accept civil office; was Judge Advo-
cate, Northern Army, November, 1776.

Bowman, Nathaniel. Second Lieutenant, Captain Faulkner's
company, Second Battalion, First Establishment, Novem-
ber 13th, 1775; First Lieutenant, Captain Dillon's com-
pany, ditto. May loth, 1776; First Lieutenant, Captain
Anderson's company. Second Battalion, Second Establish-
ment, November 29th, 1776; First Lieutenant, Captain
Dillon's company, ditto, February 5th, 1777; Captain,
Second Battalion, ditto, September nth, 1777; Captain,
Second Regiment, September 26th, 1780; Major by brevet ;
Major, Third Regiment, February nth, 1783; discharged
at the close of the war.

Bruen, Jeremiah. Captain, "Baldwin's Regiment of Arti-
ficers," Continental Army, March 2d, 1777; Major, ditto,
November 12th, 1779.

Burnet, Ichabod. Major and Aid-de-Camp, Continental Army,
January 9th, 1778.

BuRROWES, John. Captain, "Forman's Regiment," Continen-
tal Army; Captain, "Spencer's Regiment," Continental
Army, January ist, 1777; Major, ditto, July 22d, 1779;
discharged at the close of the war.



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Cox, Richard. Second Lieutenant, Captain Ross' company.
Third Battalion, First Establishment, February 9th, 1776;
First Lieutenant, ditto, October 29th, 1776; First Lieuten-
ant, Captain Ross' company. Third Battalion, Second Es-
tablishment, November 29th, 1776 ; Captain, ditto, January
ist, 1777 ; Captain, Third Regiment, September 23d, 1780;
Captain, First Regiment ; Brigade Major to Brigadier Gene-
ral William Maxwell ; Major, Second Regiment, January
6th, 1 783 J discharged at the close of the war.

D'Hart, Maurice. Major and Aid-de-Camp to Major General
William Irvine ; Major and Aid-de- Camp to Brigadier Gene-
ral Anthony Wayne ; killed at Fort Lee, New Jersey.

Doughty, John. Captain, Third Battalion, Second Establish-
ment, November 2gth, 1776; Major, Third Battalion, ditto ;
resigned.

HoLLiNSHEAD, JOHN. First Lieutenant, Captain Lawrie's com-
pany. Second Battalion, First Establishment, November
27th, 177s; First Lieutenant, Captain Brearley's company,
Second Battalion, Second Establishment, November 29th,
1776; Captain, Second Battalion, ditto, February 5th, 1777;
Captain, Second Regiment ; Major, Third Regiment, to
date July 5th, 1779; resigned November 20th, 1781.

Howell, Ebenezer. Major, Fourth Battalion, Second Estab-
lishment, November 28th, 1776; resigned February 17th,
1777; also Major, militia.

Howell, Richard. Captain, Second Battalion, First Estab-
lishment, November 29th, 1775 ; Brigade Major, September
4th, 1776; Major, Second Battalion, Second Establishment,
November 28th, 1776; Major, Second Regiment; resigned,,
to date April 7th, 1779.

M031RELL, Thomas, (Rev.) Captain, Fourth Battalion, Second
Establishment, November 28th, 1776; Major, ditto, Febru-
ary 17th, 1777 i resigned; also Captain, militia.

Morris, Joseph. Captain, First Battalion, First Establishment,
November 8th, 1775; Captain, First Battalion, Second Es-



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tablishment, November 29th, 1776; Major, ditto; severely-
wounded at the battle of Germantown, October 4th, 1777,
and died January 7th, 1778.

Ogden, Aaron. Paymaster, First Battalion, First Establish-
ment, December 8th, 1775; Paymaster, First Battalion,
Second Establishment, February ist, 1777; resigned, as
Paymaster, April ist, 1778 ; Captain-Lieutenant, First Regi-
ment; Captain, ditto, to date February 2d, 1779; Brigade
Major and Inspector and Aid-de-Camp to Brigadier General
William Maxwell, April ist, 1778; discharged at the close
of the war.

Piatt, Daniel. Captain, First Battalion, First Establishment,
December i6th, 1775; Captain, First Battalion, Second
Establishment, November 29th, 1776; Major, First Regi-
ment, to date January 4th, 1778; died of disease at camp
near Morristown, April i6th, 1780.

POLHEMUS, John. Captain, First Battalion, First Establishment,
November 22d, 1775 ; Captain, First Battalion, Second Es-
tablishment, November 29th, 1776; Major, ditto; retired
September 26th, 1780.

Reading, Samuel. First Lieutenant, Captain Stout's company,
Second Battalion, First Establishment, December i8th,
1775; taken prisoner at Three Rivers, June 8th, 1776;
Captain, Second Battalion, Second Establishment, February
5th, 1777 ; Captain, Second Regiment, to date January ist,
1777; Major, First Regiment, December 29th, 1781; dis-
charged at the close of tlie war.

Ross, John. Captain, Third Battalion, First Establishment,



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