War Records for the Lehmann Boys
Revolutionary War Records
Services in the Revolution
Lehman of York Township, private in the Fifth Class, Second (Captain Godfrey
Frey) Company, Third Battalion, York County Militia, according to two undated
returns assigned to the year 1778. Member
of a party of the York County Militia who apprehended British
deserters-prisoners and took them to Camp Security in January, 1782.
Third Battalion of Associators was organized in 1775 by Colonel Richard
McAllister of Hanover, who commanded the Second Pennsylvania Regiment of
the Flying Camp, in which a large number of his men enlisted at Perth
Amboy, New Jersey, in 1776. After the organization of the state militia in 1777, the
Third Battalion was commanded by Colonel David Jameson, part of this
battalion served under Jameson at Germantown, White Marsh and minor
engagements in 1777. It was
organized in 1775 out of the Associators in the townships of Heidelberg,
Berwick, Paradise, Mt. Pleasant, Manheim and Germany.
(Captain Godfrey Fry Company - Yogam Leaman and brother Jacob
is a list of names of those in Captain Godfrey Fry’s company.
Information scanned into this document from “History of York Co.
Pennsylvania”, Vol I, pg. 265 by George R. Prowell, Published: Chicago;
J.H.Beers & Co., 1907.
RECORD for ANTON (Anthony) Lehmann
his oldest brother Joachim, Anton was mustered in for one year as a fifer in his
county - 26 May 1776. He served as a private in Captain P. Decherto's company of
Reading, PA. The company consisted
of 86 officers and men. This
company was part of the 5th Pennsylvania Battalion, commanded by Col. R. Magraw
of Carlisle, PA. Anton's company
participated in the movements of Washington's army in and around New York.
This battalion assisted in the construction of Fort Washington which was
captured by General Howe on 16 Nov 1776. The
men were help prisoner until an exchange was made on 18 Jan 1777.
After the enchange, Anton re-enlisted and was with Gen. Washington until
the surrender at Yorktown.
(Anthony) Lehman, Pvt 5th Regiment, Col. McGraw, Capt. Decken Company,
Pennsylvania Line, Feb. 1775 - Jan. 1777.
Lehman, enlisted Apr. 1775 at Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Active service in Capt. Peter Decker's Company, Col. Robert Magaw, 5th
Pennsylvania Battalion 1776 stationed at Ft. Washington, New York.
Lehman, Pvt., Capt. George Geiselman (6th) Company, 7th Battalion, York County
Militia 1777 - 1778.
Lehman, Pvt., Capt. Reinhart Bott's Company, 3rd Battalion, York County Militia,
20 Nov 1782.
Lehman, 6th class, Shrewsbury Township, subject to service in Federal Army 30
Layman, 5th Battalion, Cumberland County Militia 1793 during Indian War (4 Feb
Lehman, Revolutionary War Pension Claim W-3430.
He was allowed pension on his application executed 1 May 1818.
Made application at York, Pennsylvania.
May 1818, Anthony Lehman, age 65, soldier of the Revolutionary War, stated at
the Court of Common Pleas in York, Pennsylvania, that he enlisted in Carlisle in
the (Reg't) commanded by Col. Robert McGraw, Lt. Col. Penross and Major Nagle;
served 1 year and 9 months; discharged at Hackensack, New Jersey; lost his
discharge as he moved about very often since the war having no home of his own.
WAR SERVICE for Adam Lehmann
11 Sep 1781 listed in 2nd
Battalion of the Cumberland County Militia.