Pennsylvania in the War of the Revolution, Volume I: Battalions and Line, 1775-1783 (Paperback)

Battalions and Line, 1775-1783

By John Blair Linn (Editor), William Henry Egle (Editor)

Metalmark Books, 9780271036410, 794pp.

Publication Date: December 10, 2009



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

Volume 1 contains brief regimental histories, supplemented by letters and diary entries from the leadership, rosters of field and staff officers, and rolls of enlisted men in each company and their ranks.

This volume includes the following chapters:

Col. Wm. Thompson's Battalion of Riflemen

First Pennsylvania Battalion, Col. DeHaas

Second Pennsylvania Battalion, Col. St. Clair

Third Pennsylvania Battalion, Col. Shee

Fourth Pennsylvania Battalion, Col. Wayne

Fifth Pennsylvania Battalion, Col. Magaw

Sixth Pennsylvania Battalion, Col. Irvine

Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment, Col. Miles

The Musketry Battalion, Col. Atlee

The State Regiment of Foot, Cols. Bull and Stewart

The First Pennsylvania

The Second Pennsylvania

The Third Pennsylvania

The Fourth Pennsylvania

The Fifth Pennsylvania

The Sixth Pennsylvania

The Seventh Pennsylvania

The Eighth Pennsylvania

The Ninth Pennsylvania

The Tenth Pennsylvania

The Eleventh Pennsylvania

The Twelfth Pennsylvania

The Thirteenth Pennsylvania

Additional Regiment, Col. Hartley's

Additional Regiment, Col. Patton's

A comprehensive index for both volumes 1 and 2 is located in volume 2.

About the Author

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.