of the original road built and used by the men of Fort Augusta exists
outside Sunbury on private land. The road was used to connect the
fort with the Reading Road to enable travel to and from the Reading/Philadelphia
roll of Major James Burd’s Company of the Augusta Regiment
from the 10th of May 1757 to the 1st of October 1757
in age from 16 to 48, they brought a variety of trades—weaver,
watch gilder, taylor, labourer, butcher, cooper, farmer, sadler,
mason, baker, doctor, smith, yeoman, carpenter, pipemaker, seaman,
and a wig maker for good measure.
Lt. Daniel Clark
Ensign William Patterson
Joseph Faulkner, Sgt, 32, pipemaker, England
James Baird, Sgt, 20, Cooper, Ireland
John Rundalls, Drummer, 21, carpenter, Penna.
Thomas Cooper, Corp., 31, yeoman, England
Alexander Blain, Corp, 22, yeoman, Ireland
John Field, 24, Drummer, Ireland
Michael Rourk, 40, Gardener, Ireland
Hugh Griffith, 40, yeoman, Ireland
William Carrell, 31, farmer, Ireland
Thomas Row, 21, yeoman, Ireland
John Ellis, 16, yeoman, Penna.
John Barclay, 23, labourer, Ireland
James Clark, 36, labourer, Ireland
William McKinley, 21, taylor, Ireland
John Coon, 36, Baker, Germany
Mark Butler, 28, wig maker, Ireland
Thomas Garrish, 36, Black smith, Jersey
Michael Redman, 25, yeoman, Ireland
Thomas Owen, 22, carpenter
Richard Glover, 20, watch gilder, London
Neal McConneloge, 26, weaver, Ireland
Andrew Ring, 36, farmer, Germany
John Andrew Scredlin, 26, doctor, Germany
George Loserman, 36, farmer, Germany
Robert Galbreath, 16, smith, Penna.
Richard Warden, 23, butcher, England
James Cogley, 30, smith, England
George Spiedle, 24, Weaver, Germany
Wm. McCafferty, 48, labourer, Ireland
James Hogkins, 32, Penna.
John Clarke, 29, sadler, New Eng.
Henry Garringer, 25, Weaver, Germany
Conrad Karr, 30, labourer, Germany
John Brown, 26, mason, Germany
George Hoover, 22, labourer, Germany
Matthew McCosky, 21, Labourer, Ireland
John Gunglee, 21, Farmer, Penna.
Richard Kennedy, 26, seaman, England
James Carr, 34, Labourer, Ireland
Wm. Huston, 28, Labourer, Ireland
Christian Romick, 25, Labourer, High Ger.
John Campbell, 19, Labourer, Scotland
Jacob Stroud, 33, cooper, Penna.
George Carsan, 24, labourer, Ireland
John Scarlet, 19, labourer, Ireland
George Welsby, 22, farmer, New Eng.
John Greer, 19, Taylor, Penna.
ROLL OF CAPT. JAMES PATTERSON'S COMPANY TO AN ACC'T OF THE RESPECTIVE
PLACES WHERE THEY ARE DOING DUTY THIS 25TH OF JUNE, 1757
Daniel Lowrey, Corpl.
William Harriss, Volant'r.
LIST OF OFFICERS IN THE PROVINCE PAY WITH THE DATES OF THEIR
The Augusta Regiment
Wm. Clapham, 29 March, 1756
Major James Burd, 24 April,
Thomas Lloyd, 2 April,
Joseph Shippen, 3 ditto,
Patrick Work, 22 ditto,
Elisha Salter, 11 May,
David Jemison, 19 ditto,
John Hambright, 16 August,
Levy Trump, 3 April,
Patrick Davis, 4 ditto,
Charles Garraway, 15 ditto,
Daniel Clark, 1 May,
Anderson, 10 ditto,
Ashter Clayton, Adjutant, 24 ditto,
William Clapham, 20 August,
John Mears, 20 April
Samuel Atley, 23 ditto,
Charles Broadhead, 29 ditto,
William Patterson, 14 May,
John Morgan, 24 ditto,
Samuel Miles, ditto,
Joseph Scott, ditto,
Patrick Allison, 25 June