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Thompson"s Pennsylvania Rifle Battalion

William V. Kennedy

Thompson"s Pennsylvania Rifle Battalion

keystone of the U.S. Army

by William V. Kennedy

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Published by Stone House Studio, [Order from] Thompson"s Battalion Memorial Project in Carlisle, Pa, Lemoyne, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Pennsylvania
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Continental Army. Thompson"s Battalion -- History.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Regimental histories.,
    • Pennsylvania -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Regimental histories.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam V. Kennedy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE263.P4 K46 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p. :
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2779399M
      LC Control Number86143361

      William Thompson (July 5, – September 3, ) was a soldier from Pennsylvania who served as a colonel and later brigadier general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.. Thompson was born in Ireland and emigrated to Carlisle, the French and Indian War, Thompson served as a captain in the Kittanning Expedition under John Armstrong. The Twenty-second Pennsylvania cavalry and the Ringgold battalion, Author: Farrar, Samuel Clarke. Published: () Fourth Pennsylvania Battalion orderly book Author: Pennsylvania. Militia. Battalion, 4th.

      Colonel Thompson's Rifle Battalion th Year, Encampment at Rockford, Flag of First Pennsylvania Regiment, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Cover Topic: U.S. Revolutionary War Postally Used: Yes Year Sent: The item has no edge wear and no corner date: Pennsylvania Longrifle Gunsmithing "Schools" If any state has just claim to the rifle it's Pennsylvania (in the stretch of land from Easton to York just south of the Blue Mountain - right here in our own backyard!); where the first important rifle-making centers were located, where more rifles were produced than any other state, and where more fine artistic decoration was done than in any.

      The 2nd Pennsylvania Regiment had its origins in a unit established on Octo , and designated "The First Pennsylvania Battalion." This was the second unit raised by the state (the first was "The Pennsylvania Rifle Battalion") and was enrolled for a term of one year. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Pennsylvania in the war of the revolution.


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Thompsons Rifle Regiment Hand's PA Rifle Regiment P.M.I.R.(PA militia I Regiment) 1st Continental Regiment: Company C of the th Engineer Battalion claims lineage from Captain Michael Doudeis Company of York, Pennsylvania, of the 1st Pennsylvania Regiment. Stackpole ance: Continental Congress of the United States.

Thompson's Pennsylvania Rifle BattalionTHOMPSON'S PENNSYLVANIA RIFLE BATTALION. Although the Continental Congress called for only six companies of riflemen from Pennsylvania, so many volunteers presented themselves that they were formed into nine companies and organized as a battalion under the command of Colonel William Thompson.

The unit was created on 25 June Thompson's Pennsylvania Rifle Battalion. Carlisle, Pa.: Stone House Studio ; Lemoyne, PA: [Order from] Thompson's Battalion Memorial Project, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William V Kennedy.

His unit was known as Thompson’s Pennsylvania Rifle Battalion, or the 1st. Pennsylvania regiment. After Thompson’s company of sharpshooters drove back a British landing party on Nov. 9, he was promoted to brigadire-general in the Continental Army.

He. Pennsylvania in the War of the Revolution. Battalions and Line, –, Vol. Edited by John Blair Linn, and William Henry Egle. This is the first of two volumes detailing Pennsylvania’s battalions and line during the American Revolutionary War from to Jan.

1, the Battalion was renamed the First Continetal Regiment of Foot. July 1, it was again reorganized and became the First Pennsylvania Regiment. The Thompson's Rifle Battalion participated in the seige of Boston, while 2 companies went with Benedict Arnold to attack Quebec.

The First Pennsylvania Regiment offers historically accurate recreations of the life and times of the Revolutionary War Soldier, by participating in re-enactments and living history events in the uniform of Gen. George Washington's Pennsylvania Riflemen of Vol.

Orderly book of the First Pennsylvania regiment Vol. Diary of events in the Army of the Revolution, from Aug. 1,to Dec. 31, Vol. Orderly book of the First Penna Regiment. the deadly accuracy of the rifles of the German Battalion, but for the most part it was the bayonet charge, rather than gunfire, which decided the outcome of the battles of the American Revolution.

The original enlistment for the German Battalion was for three years and some of the first men were so enlisted.

For the farm population of. Thompson's Rifle Battalion: (HM9BO) Location: Sunbury, PA Northumberland County Buy Pennsylvania State flags at. Country: United States of America Buy United States of America flags at.

N 40° ', W 76° '. Capt William McKissack Capt James Parr (promoted to Major, 7th Regt PA in Oct ) Transcription of "Return of the Officers of the 1st Pennsylvania Regiment of Foot with their Name, Rank, and Date of Commission from the 1 Jan until the 31 Aug ".

1st Pennsylvania Regiment, Southeast Michigan. 1K likes. Recreating the 1st Pennsylvania Regiment during the American War of Independence (). This Battalion of Thompson’s is cited by the official lineage book of the U.S.

Army as having furnished six of the first 10 companies of the Continental Army. 4 Kennedy, Col., William V., Thompsons Pennsylvania Rifle Battalion, p. 5 Ibid, Crist, p. 6 Ibid. Crist. 7 Ibid. Crist, p. The Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment, and the Pennsylvania Battalion of Musketry, were embodied strictly for the defense of the Province of Pennsylvania, by the prudent foresight of its House of Representatives, at the suggestion of the Committee of Safety.

Among the minutes of the latter of the 20th of February,appears inter alia—. Thompson's Pennsylvania Rifle Battalion by William V. Kennedy; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: History, Regimental histories, United States, United. (Pennsylvania Archives, Fifth Series, Vol. 7, pages ) William Gray.

Served in the First Class of Andrew Bogg’s Company of the Fourth Battalion of the Lancaster County Militia. (Pennsylvania Archives, Fifth Series, Vol. 7, pages ) The Gray’s have marriage ties with the Thompsons. Matthew Gray, Sr., also served in these companies. To complement the website’s indexing of Continental Army orderly books, this section profiles the other most beneficial source for “micro” study of individual army units, that being the collection of unit “rolls” available via microfilm through the National Archives system.

Being composed of reels of microfilmed contemporary manuscript documents, the title of Record Group M Thompson's Rifle Battalion: Capt. John Lowdon's Company. Type: Roadside. Recruited from nearby points in JuneLowdon's Company was a part of the first battalion in the colonies authorized by Congress.

Among those who entered Continental service in this company was Timothy Murphy, whose many feats of marksmanship were to make him a hero of. Central Pennsylvania Local Irish/American History Revolutionary Times: General William Thompson – The namesake of Cumberland County Division 2 of the AOH, William Thompson was born in County Meath Ireland.

He served as a Cavalry Officer in the French and Indian War and was a personal friend of General George Washington. The Thompson submachine gun is an American submachine gun first invented by John T.

Thompson in during World War I and became infamous during the Prohibition era, being a signature weapon of various organized crime syndicates in the United States. It was a common sight in the media of the time, being used by both law enforcement officers and criminals.

This is an 18th century military uniforms color print on paper that is titled "A Member of Thompson's Pennsylvania Rifle Battalion - ". The print dates from around and is .COL. WILLIAM THOMPSON'S BATTALION OF RIFLEMEN ROSTER OF FIELD AND STAFF OFFICERS.

FROM PENNSYLVANIA IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION, BATTALIONS AND LINE, VOLUME I. Page EDITED BY JOHN BLAIR LINN & WILLIAM H. EGLE, M.D. (C) Colonels. Thompson, William, of Carlisle, commissioned J ; promoted brigadier general .Thompson's Battalion, and/or the First Continental Infantry Unknown Binding – January 1, by Oscar H Stroh (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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