Revolutionary War Militia Battalions and Companies, Arranged by County

REVOLUTIONARY WAR MILITIA ORGANIZATION: YORK CO., PA.

. 1777 - 1st BATTALION 1780 - 6th BATTALION
  • Col. James Thompson
  • Lt. Col. Samuel Neilson
  • Major Jas. Chamberlain
  • Lt. Col. Samuel Nelson
  • Major James Chamberlain
township (if known) 1777 1780
Huntington Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. William Dodds
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. William Dodds
Monaghan Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Daniel Williams
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Andrew Willson
Dover Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Christan Kauffman
  • Capt. John Schaeffer
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Peter Spiess
Dover Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Daniel May
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Daniel May
Warrington Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. James Parkinson
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Alexander Nesbit
Monaghan Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Benjamin Kobel
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. William Coulson
Huntington Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Francis Bonner
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Francis Bonner
Reading Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. John Oblenis
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. John Oblanas

 

 

. 1777 - 2nd BATTALION 1780 - 3rd BATTALION
  • Col. William Rankin
  • Lt. Col. John Ewing
  • Major John Morgan
  • Lt. Col. Michael Smyser
  • Major William Ashton
township (if known) 1777 1780
Newberry Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. William Aston
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. John McMaster
Newberry Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. John Rankin
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Thomas Goald
Manchester Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Simon Copenhafer, Jr.
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Simon Koppenhaffer
Hellam Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Philip Cartner
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Jacob Comfort
Manchester Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt.Emanuel Herman
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Reinhart Bott
Newberry Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. John Mansberger
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Henry Matthias
Manchester Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Yost Harbaugh
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Philip Jacob King
Hellam Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. William Walls
 

 

 

. 1777 - 3rd BATTALION 1780 - 1st BATTALION
  • Col. David Jamison
  • Lt. Col. Albright
  • Major Wm. Scott
  • Lt. Col. Henry Miller
  • Major William Bailey
township (if known) 1777 1780
Windsor Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Jacob Beaver
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Michael Kaufelt
York Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Godfrey Frey
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Peter Ford
York Town
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Peter Ford
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. John Ehrman
York Town
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Christopher Lauman
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Ephraim Pennington
Windsor Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Alexander Ligget
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Conrad Reader
York Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. George Long
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. George Long
York Town
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Michael Hahn
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Michael Hahn

 

. 1777 - 4th BATTALION 1780 - 4thBATTALION
  • Col. John Andrews
  • Lt. Col. Wm. Walker
  • Major Simon Vanorsdale
  • Lt. Col. William Gillellan
  • Major John King
township (if known) 1777 1780
Menallen Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. William Hamilton
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Joseph Pollack
Tyrone Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt.John King
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. James Elliott
Menallen Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. William Gilliland
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. John Colmery
Straban Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Samuel Morrison
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Robert Campble
Mount Pleasant Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. John McIlvain
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. John McIlwane
Menallen Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. John Stockton
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. David Stockton
Mount Pleasant Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Samuel Irwin
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Josiah Carr
Straban Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Thomas Stockton
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Andrew Peterson

 

 

. 1777 - 5th BATTALION 1780 - 2nd BATTALION
  • Col. Joseph Jeffries
  • Lt. Col. Michael Ege
  • Lt. Col. Moses McClean
  • Major John Edie
township (if known) 1777 1780
Cumberland Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Thomas Latta
  • Capt. John Mayer
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Samuel Cabane
Cumberland Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Adam Black
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. William Lindsay
Hamiltonban Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. William McClean
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Thomas Clingen
Hamiltonban Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. David Wilson
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Thomas Bigham
Cumberland Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt.Joseph Morrison
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Thomas Johnston
Hamiltonban Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. William Miller
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. James Miller
Mount Joy Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Thomas Orbison
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Thomas Orbison
Cumberland Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. John Baxton
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Robert Bigham

 

 

.. 1777 - 6th BATTALION 1780 - 8th BATTALION
  • Col. Wm. Ross
  • Lt. Col. John Laird
  • Major David Wiley
township (if known) 1777 1780
Fawn Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. John Laird
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. James Edger
Hopewell Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Isaac McKissick
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Samuel Fulton
Chanceford Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Joseph Reed (ferryman)
 
Fawn Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. William Gray
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Humphrey Andrews
Hopewell Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. James Maffet
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. James Maffet
Chanceford Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. John Rippey
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. John Caldwell
Chanceford Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Joseph Reed, Esq.
 
Chanceford Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Thomas McNarry
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Thomas Manery

 

. 1777 - 7th BATTALION 1780 - 5th BATTALION
  • Col. David Kennedy
  • Lt. Col. Jas. Agnew
  • Major John Weams
  • Lt. Col. Francis Jacob Remer
  • Major Joseph Willson
township (if known) 1777 1780
Codorus Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. John Meyer
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Michael Leighner Resler
Paradise Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Thomas White
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Thomas White
Shrewsbury Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. John Miller
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Aquilla Wiley
Paradise Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Peter Zollinger
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Peter Zollinger
Shrewsbury Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt.John Ehrman
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Henry Ferree
Codorus Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. George Geiselman
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. George Geishelman
Paradise Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Jacob Ament
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Andrew Paly
Codorus Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. John Shearer
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. John Sherrer

 

 

.. 1777 - 8th BATTALION 1780 - 7th BATTALION
  • Col. Henry Slagle
  • Lt. Col. Adam Winterode
  • Major Joseph Lilley
township (if known) 1777 1780
Heidelberg Township
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Nicholas Gelwix
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Michael Carl
Heidelberg Township
  • 2nd Company
  • Capt. Casper Reinacker
  • 1st Company
  • Capt. Simon Clare
Manheim Township
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Henru Dewalt (ensign)
  • Capt. Jos. Reed
  • 3rd Company
  • Capt. Conrad Sherets
Germany Township
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Frederick Kurtz
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Henry Moore
Berwick Township
  • 5th Company
  • Capt. Peter Ickes
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Peter Ickes
Manheim Township
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Leonard Jennewein
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. John Wampler
Berwick Township
  • 7th Company
  • Capt. Andrew Foreman
  • 6th Company
  • Capt. Andrew Foreman
Germany Township
  • 8th Company
  • Capt. Abraham Sell
  • 4th Company
  • Capt. Abraham Forrie

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