Third Battalion Pennsylvania Regiment of Foot
"The Augusta Regiment," Burd's Company
1756-1764

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Part 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 area.

 

Muster roll of Major James Burd’s Company of the Augusta Regiment from the 10th of May 1757 to the 1st of October 1757

Ranging 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.

Major James Burd
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 Brandon
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.
William McDonald
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
George Kelly
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
Joseph Kelly
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.


A 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
At Fort Augusta

Abraham Soverhill, Serjt.
Daniel Lowrey, Corpl.
Jno. McCallister.
William Harriss, Volant'r.
James Armstrong.
William Bennet.
Sam'l Dean.
Joshua McCoskry
John Anderson.
Cain McKenny.
Edw'd Boats.
Mich'l Kearny.
Abel Peirson.
James Armstrong.
And'w McCalley.
Ez'l McAdoo.
Tho's Jones.
Rob't Kelton.
Alex'r Fisher.
Nath'l Barber.



















39.
William Watson.
Benj'a Endsworth.
Alx'r Hamilton.
Sam'l Hagen.
Jacob Hamersly.
Abraham McClintock.
John Chambers.
Miles McCullough.
John Winslow.
Joseph Peirson.
Samuel Peirson.
Richard Glover.
Samuel Gealy.
John Doyl.
James Rearden.
William Bean.
Jacob Peirson.
Thos. Hamilton.
Cornilius McConnel.

A LIST OF OFFICERS IN THE PROVINCE PAY WITH THE DATES OF THEIR COMMISSIONS
Pennsylvania Battalion
The Augusta Regiment

Colonel 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,

William 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