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New Jersey Volunteers
List of Officers, 1776-1783

Following is a list of all officers who served in the New Jersey Volunteers during the course of the American Revolution from 1776 to 1783.


New Jersey Volunteers
Roster of Officers 1776-1783
No. Name Battalion Rank & Date of Commission/Warrant
    1. ALLEN, Isaac 6th Lieutenant Colonel 12/3/76
3rd Lieutenant Colonel 4/25/78
    2. ALLWARD, Silas Captain (warrant only)
    3. ALSTON, David 3rd Captain 2/21/77
    4. ALSTON, Jonathon 3rd Ensign 3/1/77
    5. ANDERSON, Peter 5th Ensign 12/15/76
    6. ANSLEY, Ozias 5th Sergeant 12/18/76
1st Sergeant 4/25/78
1st Volunteer in 1780
1st Ensign 8/25/80
1st Adjutant 8/14/81
    7. ANTILL, John 2nd Major 12/19/76
    8. ANTILL, Lewis 2nd Captain in 1777
    9. ATCHISON, John 1st Ensign 4/8/82
1st Adjutant 5/25/82
  10. BABCOCK, John 4th Ensign 12/76 (warrant only)
  11. BABINGTON, Charles 2nd Lieutenant 2/14/78
  12. BAINBRIDGE, Absalom 6th Surgeon 12/8/76
  13. BANCROFT, Daniel 3rd Surgeon's Mate in 1779
3rd Surgeon 8/19/79
  14. BANKS, William 3rd Sergeant in 1777
3rd Ensign 10/24/82
  15. BARBARIE, John 1st Captain 7/6/76
3rd Captain 12/31/78
  16. BARBARIE, Oliver 1st Ensign 12/76
  17. BARCLAY, John 6th Lieutenant 1/26/77
  18. BARNES, John 6th Major 12/8/76
  19. BARNES, Samuel 3rd Surgeon's Mate 10/24/76
  20. BARROT, Caleb 1st Sergeant 12/1/76
WJV Lieutenant 4/20/78
  21. BARTON, Benjamin 5th Captain 1/20/77
  22. BARTON, Henry L. 1st Volunteer in 1780
1st Ensign 8/25/80
1st Lieutenant 10/25/82
  23. BARTON, James 1st Ensign 8/14/81
  24. BARTON, Joseph 5th Lieutenant Colonel 11/27/76
1st Lieutenant Colonel 4/25/78
  25. BARTON, Thomas 3rd Chaplain in 1779
  26. BATWELL, Daniel WJV Chaplain 3/78
4th Chaplain 10/25/78
  27. BEERS, Joseph 5th Ensign 12/16/76
  28. BELL, William 4th Sergeant in 1777
4th Adjutant 8/79
  29. BESSONET, Daniel 4th Captain 2/24/77
  30. BETTLE, John WJV Lieutenant 3/23/78
  31. BLAAU, Uriah 2nd Ensign 1/13/77
4th Ensign 7/24/81
  32. BLAAU, Waldron 2nd Captain 11/22/76
4th Captain 7/24/81
  33. BOGGS, James 2nd Surgeon's Mate in 1776
  34. BOWEN, Daniel WJV Captain 3/21/78
  35. BOWERS, Lemuel 3rd Lieutenant in 1777
  36. BRITAIN, Israel 1st Ensign 1/8/77
  37. BRITAIN, James 5th Private 1/28/77
5th Sergeant 8/1/77
5th Ensign 10/24/77
1st Ensign 4/25/78
1st Lieutenant 4/25/82
  38. BRITAIN, Joseph 1st Volunteer 12/25/81
1st Ensign 10/25/82
  39. BROWNE, Daniel Isaac 4th Major 11/17/76
  40. BROWNE, Isaac 4th Chaplain in 1778
  41. CAMP, John 3rd Ensign 2/4/77
  42. CAMPBELL, Alexander 1st Surgeon's Mate 2/78
3rd Surgeon's Mate 4/25/78
  43. CAMPBELL, Donald 2nd Captain 1/20/78
4th Captain 7/24/81
  44. CAMPBELL, Patrick 4th Captain 1/14/77
3rd Captain 4/25/78
  45. CAMPBELL, Peter 6th Captain 12/17/76
3rd Captain 4/25/78
  46. CARTY, William 3rd Captain in 1777
  47. CAYFORD, Richard 1st Captain 12/2/76
  48. CHALMERS, Hamilton WJV Adjutant 4/20/78
  49. CHANDLER, William 5th Captain 4/10/77 (warrant only)
  50. CHEW, Jonathon WJV Captain 3/23/78
  51. CHEW, William 3rd Lieutenant 3/22/77
  52. CLARKE, George WJV Captain 3/24/78
  53. CLOUD, John WJV Quarter Master 4/20/78
  54. COLDEN, John 2nd Major 12/21/76
1st Major 7/24/81
  55. COLDEN, Jonathon Massey 2nd Ensign in 1777
  56. COLDEN, Thomas 2nd Captain in 1777
  57. COLE, James 4th Ensign 4/14/77
4th Adjutant 1/78
  58. COLGAN, Fleming 5th Quarter Master 3/1/77
  59. COOKE, Charles Lieut. Colonel 12/76 (warrant only)
  60. COOKE, Robert Lieut. Colonel 12/24/76 (warrant)
  61. COOMBES, Dennis 6th Private in 1777
3rd Private 4/25/78
3rd Sergeant in 1779
4th Adjutant 9/7/83
  62. COOMBES, John 6th Lieutenant in 1777 (warrant only)
3rd Lieutenant 9/10/78
  63. COOMBES, Nathaniel 6th Ensign in 1777 (warrant only)
3rd Ensign 5/28/78
  64. COOPER, Richard 4th Sergeant Major in 1777
4th Ensign 8/25/80
4th Lieutenant 10/25/82
  65. COUGLE, John 5th Captain Lieutenant 12/14/76
5th Captain 10/15/77
1st Captain 4/25/78
  66. COWPERTHWAITE, [?] WJV Captain 3/78 (warrant only)
  67. COZENS, Daniel WJV Captain 1/25/78
3rd Captain 10/25/78
  68. CREIGHTON, James 3rd Captain 2/20/77
  69. CROWELL, Joseph 5th Captain 12/6/76
1st Captain 4/25/78
  70. CUNLIFFE, Joseph 5th Lieutenant 1/25/77
1st Lieutenant 4/25/78
1st Captain Lieutenant 4/25/82
  71. CYPHERS, George, Junr. 6th Sergeant in 1777
3rd Sergeant 4/25/78
3rd Adjutant 9/7/83
  72. DeLANCEY, Stephen 1st Lieutenant Colonel 10/21/81
  73. DeMAYNE, William 5th Captain 1/77 (warrant only)
  74. DeMENEZES, John 2nd Captain Lieutenant in 1776
  75. DENNIS, Ezekial 5th Ensign 2/12/77
  76. DeVEBER, Gabriel, Senr. WJV Major 3/19/78
  77. DeVEBER, Gabriel, Junr. WJV Lieutenant 3/21/78
  78. DOBBS, William 4th Lieutenant in 1776
  79. DONGAN, Edward Vaughan 3rd Lieutenant Colonel 11/5/76
  80. DONWORTH, Peter 3rd Ensign in 1777
  81. DOUGAN, Henry 3rd Surgeon 12/20/76
  82. DOUGHTY, Bartholomew 6th Quarter Master in 1777
1st Quarter Master 4/25/78
  83. DRUMMOND, Robert 3rd Major 11/20/76
  84. DUNHAM, Asher 6th Captain in 1777
  85. EARLE, Charles 2nd Surgeon 3/29/77
1st Surgeon 4/24/82
  86. EARLE, Edward 4th Lieutenant 11/23/76
4th Adjutant 12/78
4th Captain 7/3/81
  87. EARLE, Justus 4th Volunteer in 1776
4th Ensign 4/16/77
4th Lieutenant 12/18/81
  88. ELLERBACK, Emanuel 4th Lieutenant 6/19/79 (warrant only)
  89. FINNAMORE, Richard WJV Ensign 4/20/78
  90. FOLKER, John 3rd Quarter Master 2/3/77
  91. FORD, John 2nd Lieutenant in 1778
  92. FRASER, Francis 3rd Volunteer in 1776
3rd Lieutenant 2/21/77
  93. FRENCH, Adolphus 2nd Lieutenant 5/25/79
  94. GRANDIN, Daniel 6th Ensign in 1777 (warrant only)
  95. HAGERTY, Patrick 5th Ensign 12/15/76
5th Lieutenant 7/29/77
5th Captain Lieutenant 10/10/77
1st Lieutenant 4/25/78
1st Captain 12/25/81
  96. HAMILTON, Joshua 4th Adjutant 5/78
  97. HAMMEL, John 4th Surgeon 11/25/76
  98. HANKINSON, Reuben 1st Sergeant in 1777
1st Ensign 8/14/81
  99. HARRIS, Peter 4th Captain in 1779 (warrant only)
100. HARRISON, Charles 6th Captain 12/16/76
3rd Captain 4/25/78
101. HARRISON, James 3rd Ensign in 1777
3rd Lieutenant 5/28/78
102. HATFIELD, John 3rd Captain 4/15/77
103. HATTON, John 6th Lieutenant 1/26/77
6th Captain 6/25/77 (warrant only)
3rd Lieutenant 5/28/78
104. HAULENBECK, Isaac 4th Surgeon's Mate in 1777
105. HAYDEN, Samuel 4th Captain 11/27/76
106. HEDDON, Isaac 5th Adjutant 3/1/77
5th Lieutenant 10/10/77
1st Adjutant 4/25/78
1st Lieutenant 4/25/78
107. HEMEON, [?] 4th Lieutenant in 1776
108. HENDORFF, John 4th Ensign 2/5/82
109. HENDRICKS, Conrad 2nd Captain (warrant only)
110. HENRY, Patrick 1st Lieutenant 4/1/77
1st Adjutant 4/1/77
111. HESLOP, John 4th Lieutenant 3/15/77
4th Adjutant 7/1/81
112. HEWLETT, William K. 2nd Ensign in 1777
113. HOLLINSHEAD, Anthony 3rd Lieutenant 3/19/77
114. HOOTEN, John WJV Captain 4/20/78
115. HOPKINS, Silas 5th Captain 12/14/76
116. HUDNUTT, Samuel 3rd Captain 2/20/77
117. HUNLOKE, Thomas WJV Captain 3/25/78
3rd Captain 10/26/78
118. HUTCHINSON, William 5th Lieutenant 12/16/76
1st Lieutenant 4/25/78
1st Captain Lieutenant in 1781
1st Captain 4/25/82
119. ILIFF, James 5th Lieutenant in 1777 (warrant only)
120. INGLIS, Charles 1st Chaplain 4/25/81
121. INSLEY, Christopher 5th Lieutenant 12/14/76
122. JAMES, Daniel 3rd Sergeant in 1777
3rd Quarter Master 2/23/83
123. JAMES, Robert 3rd Lieutenant in 1777 (warrant only)
124. JENKINS, John 3rd Lieutenant 2/10/77
3rd Adjutant 3/20/77
125. JOHNSON, Uzal 5th Surgeon 3/1/77
1st Surgeon 4/25/78
126. JORDAN, John Captain 7/13/79 (warrant only)
127. JOUETT, John Troup 4th Ensign 8/25/80
128. JOUETT, Xenophon 4th Ensign 1/1/78
1st Ensign 4/25/78
129. KEATING, Garret 1st Captain 12/4/76
130. LAMBERT, George 2nd Lieutenant 1/1/78
2nd Quarter Master in 1778
131. LAMBERT, John 3rd Lieutenant in 1777
132. LAWRENCE, Elisha 1st Lieutenant Colonel 7/1/76
133. LAWRENCE, John 1st Ensign in 1777
1st Lieutenant 8/25/80
134. LAWRENCE, William 1st Ensign 12/23/76
135. LEE, George 3rd Ensign 12/20/81
136. LEE, Joseph 6th Captain 12/15/76
3rd Captain 4/25/78
137. LeGRANGE, James 3rd Ensign 12/2/76
Brazier 2nd Ensign 4/25/78
2nd Adjutant 1/21/79
138. LEONARD, John 3rd Ensign 12/18/81
139. LEONARD, Samuel 1st Lieutenant 12/22/76
1st Captain 8/14/81
140. LEONARD, Thomas 1st Major 7/6/76
141. LIPPENCOTT, Richard 1st Ensign 12/76
142. LONGSTREET, John 1st Captain 7/8/76
143. LUCE, William 3rd Lieutenant Colonel 11/76 (warrant)
144. LYCAN, Enoch WJV Lieutenant 3/25/78
3rd Lieutenant 9/10/78
145. MADDOX, Arthur 4th Captain 2/14/77
4th Adjutant 3/78
146. MARSH, Henry 4th Captain Lieutenant 11/76
147. McCLEESE, Cornelius 2nd Captain 11/21/76
148. McDONALD, Alexander (1) 1st Captain 5/22/77
149. McDONALD, Alexander (2) 1st Captain 4/8/82
150. McGILL, John 1st Private 7/10/80
1st Corporal 11/80
1st Sergeant 7/17/82
1st Sergeant Major in 1783
1st Adjutant 9/14/83
151. McGINNES, Richard WJV Ensign 3/25/78
3rd Ensign 10/25/78
152. McLEAN, Hector 1st Ensign in 1777
153. McLEOD, Norman 2nd Captain 11/23/76
4th Captain 7/24/81
154. McPHERSON, Donald 4th Lieutenant 1/15/77
155. McVEAN, Colin 4th Ensign 4/17/77
156. MILLER, John 3rd Ensign in 1777
157. MILLIDGE, Phineus 1st Ensign 8/25/80
158. MILLIDGE, Stephen 5th Surgeon's Mate 3/1/77
1st Surgeon's Mate 4/25/78
3rd Ensign 9/14/83
159. MILLIDGE, Thomas 5th Major 12/11/76
1st Major 4/25/78
160. MONRO, John 1st Lieutenant 1/6/77
161. MOODY, James 5th Private 1/20/77
5th Ensign 10/26/77
1st Ensign 4/25/78
1st Lieutenant 8/14/81
162. MORGAN, Charles 3rd Chaplain 12/24/80
163. MORGAN, Lewis 3rd Captain Lieutenant 12/24/76
3rd Captain 10/20/77
164. MORRIS, John 2nd Lieutenant Colonel 12/19/76
165. MORRIS, Robert (1) 2nd Captain in 1777
166. MORRIS, Robert (2) 3rd Ensign 9/14/83
167. MORRISON, Thomas 2nd Quarter Master 12/19/76
2nd Ensign in 1776
2nd Lieutenant in 1777
168. MOSENGEIL, Anthony Light Dragoons Captain 31 January 1777 (warrant only)
169. NEALON, James 1st Captain Lieutenant 7/1/76
1st Quarter Master 7/1/76
1st Captain 8/25/80
170. OKERSON, Thomas 1st Lieutenant 12/15/76
171. PARKER, Josiah 2nd Lieutenant 12/23/76
172. PETERSON, Robert 1st Lieutenant 4/4/77
173. PETERSON, William B. 1st Surgeon 9/22/76
3rd Surgeon 4/25/78
174. PRIDEAUX, Edmund 2nd Lieutenant 2/14/78
175. PRITCHARD, Thomas 2nd Lieutenant in 1777
Tomlius 2nd Adjutant in 1777
176. REID, John 5th Ensign 4/1/77
1st Ensign 4/25/78
1st Lieutenant 8/14/81
177. RICE, James Jeremiah WJV Ensign 3/23/78
178. ROBINS, John 1st Ensign 7/1/76
179. ROWLAND, John Hamilton 2nd Chaplain 1/1/78
180. RULOFFSON, Rulof 6th Corporal in 1777
3rd Corporal 4/25/78
3rd Sergeant in 1779
3rd Sergeant Major in 1781
3rd Ensign 10/15/83
181. RUTTAN, Peter 4th Captain 12/6/76
182. RYDER, Stephen 4th Private in 1777
4th Corporal 12/28/77
4th Ensign 12/18/81
183. RYERSON, George Lucas 4th Ensign 4/9/77
184. RYERSON, Martin 4th Lieutenant 12/5/76
185. RYERSON, Samuel 4th Captain 3/25/77
186. SAYRE, James 3rd Chaplain 6/10/83
187. SERVANIER, James 4th Lieutenant 1/2/77
188. SERVICE, James 6th Ensign in 1777 (warrant only)
189. SHANNON, Daniel 5th Lieutenant 2/12/77
190. SHANNON, John 3rd Ensign 9/10/78
191. SHAW, James 5th Captain 12/14/76
1st Captain 4/25/78
192. SIMONSON, John 4th Ensign 4/12/77
4th Lieutenant 8/25/80
193. SKINNER, Cortland 1st Colonel 7/1/76
Brigade Brigadier General 9/4/76
194. SKINNER, Jonathon Donald 1st Ensign 4/25/82
195. SKINNER, Philip Kearny 1st Ensign 11/10/81
196. SMITH, Michael 4th Lieutenant 1/1/77
197. SORREL, Henry 4th Volunteer 7/82
4th Ensign 9/17/83
198. SORREL, William 4th Quarter Master 12/24/76
4th Ensign 7/30/79
199. STAGG, Nicholas 3rd Captain 10/1/77
3rd Ensign in 1778
200. STAINFORTH, George 2nd Captain 1/28/78
201. STELLE, Edward 6th Captain Lieutenant 1/26/77
3rd Captain Lieutenant 4/25/78
202. STEVENSON, William 2nd Lieutenant 12/23/76
4th Lieutenant 7/24/81
203. STEWART, James 5th Captain 12/18/76
204. STOCKTON, Andrew Hunter 1st Lieutenant 4/8/82
205. STOCKTON, Charles Witham 1st Ensign 6/24/77
206. STOCKTON, Richard Witham 6th Major 12/3/76
207. STRETCH, Samuel WJV Ensign 3/21/78
208. SWANTON, George WJV Ensign 1/25/78
3rd Ensign 10/25/78
209. TAYLOR, John 1st Lieutenant 7/2/76
1st Captain 8/25/80
210. THATCHER, Bartholomew 3rd Lieutenant in 1778
3rd Captain 9/10/78
211. THOMPSON, Cornelius 6th Ensign 3/24/77
3rd Ensign 4/25/78
3rd Adjutant 6/29/80
3rd Lieutenant 2/22/83
212. THOMPSON, John 1st Ensign 12/1/76
1st Lieutenant 8/25/80
213. THOMPSON, Lewis 3rd Ensign 12/19/81
214. THROCKMORTON, John 1st Lieutenant 12/23/76
215. TIMPANY, Robert 4th Major 11/18/76
216. TROUP, John R. 3rd Lieutenant 2/4/77
217. TURNER, William WJV Lieutenant 3/21/78
3rd Lieutenant 10/25/78
3rd Surgeon's Mate 10/25/78
218. VALLEAU, Theodore 1st Quarter Master 9/14/82
219. VAN ALLEN, Henry 4th Ensign 12/18/81
220. VAN ALLEN, William 4th Captain 11/23/76
221. VAN BUSKIRK, Abraham 4th Lieutenant Colonel 11/16/76
222. VAN BUSKIRK, Jacob 4th Lieutenant 1/17/77
4th Captain 2/24/80
223. VAN BUSKIRK, John 4th Lieutenant 12/6/76
224. VAN CORTLAND, Philip Major of Brigade 12/11/76
4th Major 4/25/78
225. VAN CORTLAND, Philip, Junr. 4th Ensign 7/31/79
226. VAN DUMONT, William 2nd Lieutenant 12/19/76
1st Lieutenant 7/25/81
227. VAN DYKE, John WJV Major 3/19/78
228. VAN NORDEN, John 4th Ensign 4/16/77
4th Lieutenant 8/25/80
229. VOUGHT, John 6th Lieutenant in 1777
6th Captain 9/1/77 (warrant only)
230. WADDINGTON, John 5th Private 2/20/77
5th Sergeant 8/77
1st Sergeant 4/25/78
1st Quarter Master 8/14/81
231. WAGSTAFF, Thomas Howard WJV Captain (warrant only)
232. WALLER, Joseph 5th Lieutenant 12/18/76
233. WARDLE, Ebenezer 1st Captain in 1776
234. WEATHERBY, Henry 2nd Lieutenant in 1776 (warrant only)
235. WILLES, John 3rd Ensign 12/10/76
3rd Lieutenant 9/19/81
236. WILLIAMS, John 5th Captain in 1777 (warrant only)
237. WILSON, Samuel Richard 2nd Lieutenant 1/2/79
2nd Adjutant 1/2/79
238. WINSLOW, Edward 1st Chaplain 11/26/77
239. WOODWARD, John 1st Ensign 8/14/81
240. WOODWARD, Robert 4th Ensign 12/19/81
241. WOUTERS, Garret 3rd Ensign 9/12/77
242. WRIGHT, Samuel 2nd Captain in 1776 (warrant only)

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