The Captain Samual Morehead's Independent Company

  • Authorized on January 22, 1777 in the Continental Army as Capt. Samual Morehead's Independent Company, an element of the Middle Department.
  • Organized in spring 1777 at Kittanning to consist of 8 companies from Westmoreland County.
  • Relieved on April 9, 1777 from the Middle Department and assigned to the Western Department.
  • Consolidated on July 1, 1778 with the 8th Pennsylvania Regiment.

ENGAGEMENTS

  • Delaware 1777
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