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A Muster Roll of Captain Robert McKeen’s Company in the first Battalion of New York forces in the Service of the United States Commanded by Colonel Goose Van Schaick.

November 21, 1776  Captain Robert McKeen
Ditto  21, 1776 1st Lieutenant John C. Tenbroeck
Ditto  21, 1776 2d Lieutenant William Scudder
Ditto  21, 1776 Ensign James More


No.

Appointed

Sergeants

For what term

Remarks

1

Jany 20 [1777]

William Forguson

3 years

In Batteaus

2

Do 28

John Dunlop

During war

 

3

Augt 6

William Murry

3 years

 

4

Do 6

Nicholas Slaughter

During war

 

5

Jany 20

Robert Cambell

Do

Deserted 3 August

6

Do 20

John Wilson

Do

Do        Do

 

 

Corporals

 

 

1

Feby 2

Robert Casey

During war

 

2

Jany 28

James Dunlap

Do

 

3

Do 21

John McDongle

3 years

 

4

Feby 4

John Conner

During War

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 21, 1776

Captain Robert McKeen

 

 

 

Ditto 21, 1776

1 Lieutenant John C. Tenbroeck

 

 

 

Ditto 21, 1776

2d Lieutenant William Schudder

 

 

 

Ditto 21, 1776

Ensign James More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No

Appointed

Sergeant

For what term

Remarks

1

Jany 20 [1777]

William Forguson

3 years

One Comd in Batteaus

2

Do 28

John Dunlop

During war

 

3

Augt 6

William Murry

3 years

 

4

Do 6

Nicholas Slaughter

During war

 

5

Jany 20

Robert Cambell

Do

Deserted 3 August

6

Do 20

John Wilson

Do

Do       Do

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corporals

 

 

1

Feby 2

Robert Casey

During war

 

2

Jany 28

James Dunlap

Do

 

3

Do 21

John McDongle

3 years

 

4

Feby 4

John Conner

During war

 

 

 

 

 

 

No

 

Drum

For What Term

Remarks

1

Jany 20

Thomas OBrian

3 years

 

 

 

Fife

 

 

1

Feby 1

Richard Davis

During war

Deserted 7 July 1777

2

May 1

John Catch

Do

 

 

 

Privates

 

 

1

Jany 1

William Ballantine

3 years

On Comd w/Gen Schuyler

2

Do 8

John Boom

Do

 

3

Apl 5

Reuben Babbitt

During war

 

4

Feby 2

Matthew Belton

3 years

Do   Do

5

May 9

James Boise

During war

Sick in Genl Hospital

6

Do 29

James Bratt

Do

 

7

Do 29

Saml Burch

Do

 

8

Feby 1

John Cookley

Do

 

9

March 3

Benjamin Congh

Do

Deserted 19 Aug. retaken 9 Sepr under Guard

10

May 10

Coonrad Coon

Do

 

11

March 5

Adam Dingman

Do

On Comnd, on scout

12

Apl 6

Abraham Dingman

Do

 

13

March 3

John Foster

Do

 

14

Feby 3

James Forguson

3 years

 

15

Do 2

Abraham Hodge Jr.

During war

Sick in Genl Hospital

16

Do 2

David Hodge

Do

 

17

Jany 28

Daniel Hungerford

Do

On furlough by Colo Van Dyck 23 Sept for 14 days.  Deserted 21 August.   Retaken Sepr 9 under guard

18

March 28

Thomas Hayes

Do

 

19

March 29

Frederick Hilts

During war

Sick in General Hospital

20

Apl 6

Christian House

Do

Do   Do

21

May 14

Jacob House

Do

Do   Do

22

March 8

Ezekiel Leathers

Do

 

23

Feby 2

Alexander Mills

3 years

 

24

Apl 3

John McConnie

During war

Diserted 19 August retaken 9 Sepr under guard.

25

Apl 1

John More

During war

 

26

Do 3

Richard More

Do

Sick at Fort Dayton

27

Jany 20

John OBroien

3 years

On Comnd in General Hospital

28

Apl 4

Daniel Ogden

During war

 

29

Feby 1

Benj Runnion

Do

 

30

Do 28

Moses Stiles

Do

 

31

March 9

William Saxberry

Do

Sick in General Hospital

32

Jany 20

Jonas Sloughter

Do

Sick at Cherry Valley

33

Feby 17

Jonas Thompson

Do

 

34

Apl 4

James Vandewerker

Do

 

35

Jany 28

Henry Wheeler

Do

 

36

Feby 19

Samuel Wheeler

Do

 

37

March 19

Jacob Wormly

3 years

 

38

Feby 20

George Shissick

During war

 

39

Do 8

David Huderson

Do

Diserted 9 June 1777

40

March 3

James Crowder

Do

Diserted 9 June 1777

41

Feby 3

John Blayer

Do

Supposed to be diserted 30 June

42

Do 20

Peter Woodcock

Do

Diserted 7 July

43

March 3

James Hamilton

Do

Do 7  Do

44

Jany 31

George Cook

During war

Do 7 Do

45

May 1

John Catch

Do

Promoted fife July 8

46

Feby 1

Wm Murry

3 years

Promoted Sergeant Aug 6

47

March 9

Nichoals Sloughter

During War

Do   Do

Fort Schuyler October 4th, 1777 Mustered.  Was then Captain Robert McKeen’s Company as specified in the above roll.
                                    Rich’d Varick Dep’y MM Gen’l.

Proof of Effectives

 

Captain

1 Lieutenant

2 Lieutenant

Ensign

Sergeants

Present

1

1

1

1

4

Absent

 

 

 

 

 

Total

1

1

1

1

4

 

Corporals

Drum

Fife

Privates

 

Present

3

1

1

29

 

Absent

1

 

 

14

 

Total

4

1

1

43

 

We do swear that the within Muster Roll is a true state of the Company without fraud to the United States or to any Individual according to our best knowledge.  Robert McKean Capt.;  John C. Ten Broeck Lieut.
Sworn before me at Schenectady the 15th November 7777.  Corn’s V. Dyck Lt. Colo.
Revolutionary War Rolls 1775-1783, Series M-246, Roll 65, National Archives, Washington, D.C.

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