The Pennsylvania State Musketry Battalion

  • Authorized on March 6, 1776 in the Pennsylvania State Troops as the Pennsylvania State Musketry Battalion.
  • Organized between March 13- May 29, 1776 at Chester to consist of 8 cmpanies from Philadelphia City and Bucks, Philadelphia, Chester and Lancaster Counties.
  • Assigned on July 4, 1776 to the Main Continental Army.
  • Assigned on August 12, 1776 to Stirling's Brigade, an element of the Main Continental Army.
  • Relieved on August 31, 1776 from Stirling's Brigade and assigned to Mifflin's Brigade, an element of the Main Continental Army.
  • Relieved in January 1777 from Stirling's Brigade.
  • Consolidated on April 30, 1777 with the Pennsylvania State Rifle Regiment.

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