Berks County Militia, 1778

First Battalion

Colonel: Daniel Hunter

Captains

Christopher Foulk
Stephen Crumrine
Sebastian Lentz
George Focht
Jacob Hill
Peter Wanner
Daniel Reiff
David Strause

Total number of men enrolled: 642.

Second Battalion

Colonel: Daniel Udree; resigned February 5, 1781

Captains

Charles Krouse
Peter Smith
Jacob Rodearmel
George Kemp
Casper Smeck
Michael Voyges
Abraham Huy
Henry Eagner

Total number of men enrolled: 565.

Third Battalion

Colonel: Michael Lindemuth

Captains

Jacob Whetstone
Conrad Minich
Jacob Shraedle
Sebastian Emrich
George Souter
Jacob Shable
Daniel Will
Ferdinand Ritter

Total number of enlisted men, 722.

Fourth Battalion

Colonel: Joseph Hiester

Captains

Conrad Geist
John Rightmyer
George Ax
Peter Nagle
George Rheim
Conrad Eckert
Sebastian Miller
Philip Krick

Total number of enlisted men: 756.

Fifth Battalion

Colonel: Jacob Weaver

Captains

Joseph McMurray
--- Harris
John Bishop
Jacob Graul
Joseph Sands
John Keim
David Morgan

Total number of enlisted men: 645.

Sixth Battalion

Colonel: Henry Spycker

Captains

John Lesher
George Battorf
Henry Shepler
Conrad Weiser
Michael Bretz
Henry Weaver
Jacob Kreamer
Philip Filbert

Total number of enlisted men: 728.

Captains in 1778

Daniel DeTurk
George Beaver
George Grant
Jacob Rhoads
Ferdinand Ritter
Jacob Kremer

Source: Pennsylvania in the War of the Revolution, Associated Battalions and Militia, 1775-1783. Pennsylvania Archives, Series 2, Volume XIV, William H. Egle, ed., Harrisburg: E.K. Meyers, State Printer, 1888, pp. 276-278.

Submitted by: Nancy.

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