General return of the militia of the state of Pennsylvania. ...

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Printed by Francis Bailey , Lancaster [Pa.]
Pennsylvania -- Mil
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 2868.
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15618149M

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rows  Bythe Pennsylvania militia was known as the National Guard of Pennsylvania which. Philadelphia City Lieutenant's Office General Return Book of Militia Called into Actual Service, (1 volume) {series #} Arranged in numerical order by battalion and thereunder by company.

In each company, men are listed according to the class in which they ranked. A General Return of the Pennsylvania Militia at Wilmington, September 1,included the York militia under the command of Colonel Thompson. The return of four battalions included men total and all were 1 st : Dennis Ness.

Pennsylvania, despite promising 1, militia to patrol that area, had been unable to raise that many, and Washington was considering calling in militia from neighboring states. Washington wrote that militia stipulated by the state had never been above half kept up and that General Lacey had only 70.

The militia of the United States, as defined by the U.S. Congress, has changed over time. During colonial America, all able-bodied men of certain ages were members of the militia, depending on the respective states rule.

Individual towns formed local independent militias for their own defense. The year before the US Constitution was ratified, The Federalist Papers detailed the founders. Pennsylvania State Militia. 16, likes talking about this. This is the official page of the Pennsylvania State Militia.

We are here to set the example and show The People that Militias Followers: 16K. Pennsylvania Militia. 2, likes 6 talking about this. Pennsylvania's well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall Followers: K.

The Pennsylvania State Defense Force is a group based in Easton that is trying to get recognized by the state a la the Pennsylvania State Guard and claims to not be a militia. Scope and Content Note. This volume is an orderly book used by Samuel Miles’ 7th Rifle Regiment of the Pennsylvania Line from until Jand then sporadically by Colonel John Patton’s Additional Continental Regiment from to June 4, Orderly-book of the Pennsylvania State Regiment of Foot May 10 to Aug Internet Archive.

PA National Guard Veterans' Card File, Pennsylvania State Archives. Papers relating to the Pennsylvania Navy, Family History Library. I’ve written before about the darker side of the militia, but what hasn’t yet been detailed is the general incompetence of the Pennsylvania militia.

Look no further than the year While the militia might generally have been untrustworthy throughout the war, especially in Pennsylvania, stands out among the : Thomas Verenna.

The database is a name index to the muster rolls of the Pennsylvania militia in Pennsylvania in the War of the Revolution: Battalions and Line, (), two volumes, and Pennsylvania in the War of the Revolution: Associated Battalions and Militia,two volumes, a series which reprints muster rolls and other documentation found in the Pennsylvania Archives, 2nd series, vols.

RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL. The Office of the Comptroller General was created in to audit, liquidate and adjust Commonwealth accounts. After settlement, all public accounts were submitted to the Supreme Executive Council for approval.

If satisfied, the council drew warrants upon the state treasurer for their payment. The Pennsylvania State Guard (originally known as the Pennsylvania Reserve Defense Corps) is the currently inactive official state defense force of the state of Pennsylvania, which was active during World War II and the Korean unit was organized as a home guard composed of volunteers who were trained and organized as parallel to the state’s National : Army.

General return of the Militia of Philadelphia County for fines for nonattendance on the different muster days, Family History Library Military petitions for naturalization filed in the Philadelphia [County] District Court, Family History Library. The book authored by Sam Newland, Ph.D., a retired Pennsylvania National Guard historian and current professor of military education at the U.S.

Army War College, Carlisle, is the second of two volumes that will provide readers with a basic overview of the history of Pennsylvania’s state defense forces, initially the militia and today the.

He went on to serve as major general in Pennsylvania Militia throughout the Revolutionary War. After retiring from active duty, Armstrong represented Pennsylvania twice in the Continental Congress and later locally served as Cumberland County Judge.

Armstrong died in March, in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Page - Penna militia of the State of Pennsylvania in the service of the United States, under the requisition of the President of the 4th of Julyand subsequent thereto, do each of us hereby acknowledge to have received severally from Daniel Bussier, paymaster of the militia, the sum of six dollars, in advance, as part of our additional pay allowed by act of Assembly, the said sum of 3/5(1).

Pennsylvania in the Civil War. Virtue ~ Liberty ~ Independence. Militia of The rebel army bad no sooner achieved its triumph in the second battle of Bull Run, than it hastened northward, and commenced crossing the Potomac. The southern border of Pennsylvania lay in close proximity, all unprotected, and by its rich harvests invited invasion.

Sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe. Sign in. Watch Queue Queue. Page - Pennsylvania as a free and independent state, and that I will not at any time do or cause to be done any matter or thing that will be prejudicial or injurious to the freedom and independence thereof, as declared by Congress; and also that I will discover and make known to some one justice of the peace of the said state all treasons or traitorous conspiracies which I now know or 3/5(1).

The 26th Pennsylvania Volunteer Militia has long fascinated me.

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They played a key role in defending south-central Pennsylvania against Maj. Gen. Jubal A. Early's veteran division of the Confederate Army during the Gettysburg Campaign, a subject I cover in depth in my book, Flames Beyond Gettysburg.5/5(2).

Terms of office of Auditor General and State Treasurer; number of terms; eligibility of State Treasurer to become. Auditor General. State seal; commissions. Adoption. Unless otherwise noted, the provisions of Article IV were adopted DecemP.L.3, effective January 1, The Pennsylvania Militia: Defending the Commonwealth and the Nation, [Samuel J.

Newland] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Pennsylvania Militia: Defending the Commonwealth and the Nation, /5(1). In a gesture both apt and kind, the commander of the Philadelphia militia (perpetuated by today's th Infantry and d Engineer Battalion, Pennsylvania Army National Guard) resigned so that the new governor might commission Mifflin as the major general commanding the states senior contingent.

On Jthe Pennsylvania Assembly, following the advice of the Supreme Executive Council of the state, transferred the state regiment to Continental service. Colonel Stewart called his regiment the Thirteenth Pennsylvania Regiment in his weekly return of Octo and it was so designated and officially added to the Continental Line.

State Organized Militia - War of With the start of the War ofthe U.S. Army consisted of only men and officers. The militia of the states was called into federal service and.

The Pennsylvania Militia was organized under an Act of the Assembly of Ma that required compulsory enrollment by constables of all able-bodied white males between the ages of 18 and 53 to repel invaders. The "Flying Camps" were special battalions of Pennsylvania Line troops recruited from the Pennsylvania Associators.

Publishing History This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject. Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. Muster rolls of the Pennsylvania volunteers in the war ofwith cotemporary papers and documents. Contributor Names Egle, William Henry,[from old catalog] joint ed.This database provides access to an electronic version of Adjutant General William S.

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Stryker's two-volume Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War,originally published by the State of New Jersey in There is an account of the creation of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War in the text of the book.BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN LACEY AND THE PENNSYLVANIA MILITIA IN TT is well known that the Continental army under General George lWashington spent the winter and spring of encamped on the west side of the Schuylkill River at Valley Forge.

whether he wanted to return to the military from which he had Author: Louis J. Zanine.