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Known Casualties of the Battle of Paoli Listed by Regiment

The following list contains the names of the known casualties of the Battle of Paoli.

The list is incomplete due to incomplete records, and names will be added as they come to be known from reliable or verifiable sources.

1st Pennsylvania Regiment — Colonel James Chambers, commanding.
Strength: Estimated 200 (Muster/pay rolls not available for September 1777)
Total known casualties: 14 (1 KIA, 10 W, 3 POW)

  • Dr. Christian Reinick, Surgeon's Mate — Killed in Action
  • Lieut. Andrew Johnston, Quartermaster — Wounded "in left leg"
  • Sgt, John Donaldson, Doyle's Ind. Co. — Prisoner
  • Sgt. William McMurray, unknown company — Wounded
  • Sgt. Atchison Mellon, company clerk, Simpson's Co. — Wounded
  • Drummer John Hutchinson Jr., Parr's Co. — Wounded "in the thigh"
  • Pvt. William Brown, Doyle's Ind. Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Jacob Boyers, Harris's Co. — Prisoner
  • Pvt. James Davis, Matson's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Thomas Hawbeard, Harris's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. William Humphries, Doyle's Ind. Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. John Hutchinson Sr., unknown company [Parr's?] — Wounded
  • Pvt. William McCormick, unknown company — Prisoner
  • Pvt. John McNench, Holliday's Co. — Wounded

2nd Pennsylvania Regiment — Major William Williams, commanding
Strength: 187 (Muster/pay rolls available for September 1777)
Total known Casualties: 22 (2 KIA, 6 W, 2 W/POW, 1 POW, 11 MIA)

  • Capt. George Jenkins, company commander — Wounded
  • Lieut. John Irwin, Adjutant — Wounded "left for dead on the field"
  • Lieut. Major Walbron, Staynor's Co. — Killed in Action
  • Sgt. Patrick Downing, Jenkins's Co. — MIA
  • Sgt. Thomas Parker, Ashmead's Co. — MIA
  • Sgt. John Sullivan, Staynor's Co. — MIA
  • Cpl. Charles Chambers, Patterson's Co. — Wounded
  • Cpl. Thomas Hands, Staddle's Co. — MIA
  • Cpl. Thomas Hartnett, Jenkins's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Balser Barge, Bankson's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. William Dodd, Jenkins's Co. — Prisoner
  • Pvt. Edward Dodkins, Staynor's Co. — Killed in Action
  • Pvt. William Dorrington, Howell's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. John Fagain, unknown company — Wounded/Prisoner "in cheek & leg"
  • Pvt. Moses Hammer, Staynor's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. William Jackson, Howell's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Peter Jacobs, unknown company — Wounded "in side"
  • Pvt. Benjamin Jones, Howell's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Roger Lane, Staddle's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. John Nowland, Patterson's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. John Stout, Patterson's Co. — Wounded/Prisoner

4th Pennsylvania Regiment — Lieut. Col. William Butler, commanding
Strength: Estimated 135 (Muster/pay rolls not available for September 1777)
Total known casualties: 9 (2 KIA, 7 W)

  • Major Marien Lamar — Killed in Action "bayonetted on horseback"
  • Lieut. Edward Fitz Randolph, McGowan's Co. — Wounded "dangerously, lost an eye"
  • Pvt. George English, McGowan's Co. — Wounded "desperately, head, shoulder, arm, hand"
  • Pvt. William Farrell, unknown company — Wounded "in head and arm"
  • Pvt. Robert Fasitt, Mears's Co. — Killed in Action
  • Pvt. Daniel Gillis, Mears's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Simpson Harris, Burd's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Patrick Hanlin, unknown company — Wounded "in the wrist"
  • Pvt. William McNider, McGowan's Co. — Wounded

5th Pennsylvania Regiment — Colonel Francis Johnson, commanding
Strength: 245 (Muster/pay rolls available for September 1777)
Total known casualties: 24 (5 KIA, 5 W, 2 POW, 12 MIA)

  • Lieut. Charles McHenry, Moore's Co. — Wounded "saber blows to head and collarbone"
  • Ensign William Magee, Potts's Co. — Killed in Action
  • Pvt. William Campble, Potts's Co. — Killed in Action
  • Pvt. James Donolly, Moore's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Michael Fennon, Church's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Thomas Fielding, Moore's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. William Graham, Bartholomew's Co. — Prisoner
  • Pvt. William Grives, Bartholomew's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Samuel Grunder, Taylor's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Robert Marshall, Moore's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Henry Maxwell, Church's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Charles McCahon, Church's Co. — Killed in Action
  • Pvt. Gabriel McKnight, Bartholomew's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Dennis McSwine, Christy's Co. — Killed in Action
  • Pvt. John Noble, Alex. Johnson's Co. — Prisoner
  • Pvt. George Poke, Taylor's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Thomas Porter,Oldham's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Charles Quigley, Taylor's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. James Reed, Church's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Paul Taylor, Potts's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Charles Temple, Church's Co. — Killed in Action
  • Pvt. Philip Trecy, Potts's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Charles Warrington, unknown company — Wounded
  • Pvt. Galbraith Wilson, Bartholomew's Co. — Wounded

7th Pennsylvania Regiment — Lieut. Col. David Grier, commanding
Strength: 325 (Muster/pay rolls available for September 1777)
Total known casualties: 56 (3 KIA, 19 W, 8 W/POW, 4 POW, 22 MIA)

  • Lieut. Col. David Grier, Commander — Wounded "in the side, slanting towards backbone"
  • Capt. Robert Wilson, company commander — Wounded "stabbed in side/head"
  • Fife Major Richard Stack — Wounded/Prisoner "13 wounds"
  • Sgt. John O'Neil, Wilson's Co. — Wounded/Prisoner
  • Sgt. John Wilson, Talbot's Co. — Wounded/Prisoner/Died 28 September
  • Cpl. Patrick Allen, Montgomery's Co. — MIA
  • Cpl. James Garland, Talbot's Co. — MIA
  • Cpl. Henry Gorman, W. Alexander's Co. — Wounded
  • Cpl. James McClain, Montgomery's Co. — Wounded
  • Cpl. Alexander McDonald, McDowell's Co. — Wounded
  • Cpl. Christopher Morgan, McDowell's Co. — MIA
  • Cpl. John Shoemaker, Talbot's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Archibald Basilom, Montgomery's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. John Bentson, J. Alexander's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. James Berry, W. Alexander's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. John Bradley, J. Alexander's Co. — Wounded/Prisoner
  • Pvt. Joseph Bunner, Wilson's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Jacob Carbrough, Parker's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Patrick Carter, Bratton's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. John Collins, Wilson's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. John Connor, Bratton's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. John Crowl, Talbot's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Alexander Deney, Parker's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Edward Edgerton, Bratton's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Robert Elliott, Parker's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. John Ferguson, Talbot's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Cornelius Feril, Parker's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. John Frise, Wilson's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. John Gibney, Wilson's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Samuel Gilman, Wilson's Co. — Wounded "in left arm"
  • Pvt. Richard Hamilton, McDowell's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Neal Hardon, Parker's Co. — Killed in Action
  • Pvt. Nathan Hemphill, Parker's Co. — Killed in Action
  • Pvt. John Henry, Montgomery's Co. — Prisoner
  • Pvt. Jacob Justice, Parker's Co. — Wounded/Prisoner "both legs, head, rear"
  • Pvt. Laurence Keary, Montgomery's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Andrew Kennedy, McDowell's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. James Kilpatrick, Wilson's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. James Lee, unknown company — Wounded/Prisoner
  • Pvt. Samuel Lee, Talbot's Co. — Prisoner
  • Pvt. John Masling, Montgomery's Co. — Prisoner
  • Pvt. David McClain, Parker's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. John McDonald, W. Alexander's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Neil McGonigal, Wilson's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Daniel McKessog, J. Alexander's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. John McKinley, Talbot's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Peter McKinley, Talbot's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. John McSorley, Wilson's Co. — Wounded/Prisoner
  • Pvt. Alexander Ross, Montgomery's Co. — Prisoner
  • Pvt. John Smith, Wilson's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Benjamin Stevens, Parker's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. Robert Swim, J. Alexander's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. John Tribble, Parker's Co. — Wounded/Prisoner
  • Pvt. Michael Wann, Bratton's Co. — Wounded/Prisoner
  • Pvt. Joseph Wren, Wilson's Co. — Wounded

8th Pennsylvania Regiment — Col. Daniel Brodhead, commanding
Strength: Estimated 225 (Muster/pay rolls not available for September 1777)
Total Known Casualties: 9 (9 W)

  • Col. Daniel Brodhead, commander — Wounded "a small wound"
  • Pvt. James Daugherty, Miller's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. William Gill, Montgomery's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Hugh Glen, Oury's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Robert Grey, Oury's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. John Holton, Jack's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Peter Holton, Jack's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Robert Hunter, Piggott's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Alexander McKay, Jack's Co. — Wounded

10th Pennsylvania Regiment — Lieut. Col. Adam Hubley, commanding
Strength: Estimated 170 (Muster/pay rolls not available for September 1777)
Total Known Casualties: 8 (8W)

  • Pvt. Andrus Carvin, Lang's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Simeon Digby, Lang's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. John Farmer, Wirtz's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Michael Hatten, Wirtz's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Abraham Hornick, Lang's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. James Reed, Sample's Co. — Wounded "numerous wounds/left for dead"
  • Pvt. David Stimson, Lang's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Frederick Wilt, Shade's Co. — Wounded "in right arm and leg"

11th Pennsylvania Regiment — Major Francis Mentges, commanding
Strength: Estimated 202 (Muster/pay rolls not available for September 1777)
Total Known Casualties: 5 (3 W, 1 MIA, 1 W/POW)

  • Capt. John Harris, company commander — Wounded
  • Pvt. George Beilor, Ross's Co. — Wounded "in shoulder"
  • Pvt. John Brown, Dean's Co. — MIA
  • Pvt. William Leary, Ross's Co. — Wounded "in hand, right leg bayonetted, jaw broken"
  • Pvt. John McKie, unknown company — Wounded/Prisoner "wounded after surrender"

Hartley's Additional Continental Regiment — Lieut. Col. Morgan Connor, commanding
Strength: Estimated 265 (Muster/pay rolls not available for September 1777)
Total Known Casualties: 14 (11 W, 3 W/POW)

  • Sgt. James Lee, unknown company — Wounded/Prisoner
  • Drum Major Daniel St. Clair — Wounded [?]
  • Pvt. George Blakely, Hope's Co. — Wounded/Prisoner "3 stabs"
  • Pvt. Patrick Boyle, Kenny's Co. — Wounded/Prisoner
  • Pvt. John Casey, Nichols's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. David Hickey, Kenny's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Felix McGlaughlin, Stoddard's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. William Meadows, Parker's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. John Moriarty, Bush's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Edward O'Donald, Walker's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. Sipera Poring, Parker's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. John Snyder, Kenny's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. John Steed, Walker's Co. — Wounded
  • Pvt. John Thomas, Parker's Co. — Wounded

13th Virginia Regiment
(why this soldier was at Paoli is unknown/detached service?)
Cpl. James Martin, Sullivan's Co. — Wounded "46 distinct wounds"

Randall's Independent Company, 3rd Continental Artillery — Capt. Thomas Randall
Strength: 37 men, 4 light guns
Total Known Casualties: 1 (1 W/POW)

  • Capt. Thomas Randall, commander: Wounded/Prisoner "stabbed 8 times"

1st & 2nd Light Dragoons : Lieut. Col. Benjamin Temple, Capt. Josiah Stoddard
Strength: 3 troops [?] Estimated strength 60 + [?]

  • Julius Count Montfort — Pulaski's Corps of Dragoons — Prisoner
  • Trooper Jones Dean, Belfield's Troop — Killed in Action "by the [Maryland] militia"

British Casualties

2nd Light Infantry Battalion — Major John Maitland commanding
Strength: Estimated 500 (Light Companies of 13 regiments)
Known Casualties: 3 K, 8-20 W (actual numbers not known)

  • Wolfe, William. Capt., 40th Regt. company commander, 2nd LI — Killed in Action
  • Hunter, Martin. Lieut., 52nd Regt., 2nd LI — Wounded "shot in right hand"
  • _________ _________. Sgt., 71st Regt., 2nd LI — Killed in action
  • Robertson, Daniel. Pvt., 49th Regt., 2nd LI — Killed in Action

42nd, or Royal Highland Regiment — Lieut. Col. Thomas Stirling commanding
Strength: two battalions, Estimated 650
Known Casualties: 0

44th Regiment of Foot — Major Henry Hope commanding
Strength: Estimated 350
Known Casualties: 0

16th, or Queen's Own Light Dragoons — Major Francis Gwyn's Troop
Strength: 12
Known Casualties: 2 W, names unknown
2 dragoons, 2 light infantrymen, 3 battalion soldiers wounded, names unknown