Results 1-5 of 7
The Congress then proceeded to the election of officers for the hospital, when
Benjamin Church was unanimously elected to be director of, and physician in,
the hospital. Resolved, That the appointment of the four surgeons and the
William Tuder, esq. was elected judge advocate of the army. Resolved, That Mo
Hillegas, and George Clymer, esqrs, be joint treasurers of the United Colonies:
that the treasurers reside in Philadelphia, and that they shall give bond, with
Dr. Zubly, Noble Wimberly Jones, and Lyman Hall, esqrs. duly and fairly elected,
as the delegates, for this province; and we do authorize and require the said
Archibald Bullock, and John Houston, esqrs. the rev. Dr. Zubly, Noble Wimberly ...
Mr. Henry, not having accepted the commission of colonel, the Congress
proceeded to the election of a colonel for the first ... was elected colonel : and, -
Francis Eppes, esq. formerly major, was elected lieutenant-colonel; and John
Congress proceeded to the election of a deputy quarter-master general for the
southern department; and the ballots being taken, Nicholas Long, esq. was
elected. Resolved, That Nicholas Long, esq. have the rank of a colonel in the ...
What people are saying - Write a review
Excellent Tool for Genealogy
This is an excellent tool for anyone who is interested in early American History, or who needs to research a Patriot ancestor, who served during the American Revolution in Pennsylvania. For example, by my knowing that my eighth Great Grandfather was from Bedford (now Somerset) County, Pennsylvania and had served, along with the ability to search for text within the book I discovered that along with being a Lt. Col, he was also the first Judge to serve beyond the Alleghany Mountains, and that he was present at the seige of Boston, and that he fought at the Battle of Germantown and was present at Cornwallis' surrender at Yorktown. I highly recommend this important set of records.