Officers in the Continental Army
The following data is extracted from Gordon Family Records.
GORDON, AMBROSE (Va.): Paymaster 3d Continental Dragoons, 1st November, 1779 ; wounded at Eutaw Springs, 8th September, 1781; retained in Baylor's Consolidated Regiment of Dragoons, 9th November, 1782, and served to close of war.
GORDON, ARTHUR (Va.): 1st Lieutenant 13th Virginia, 19th December, 1776 ; regiment designated 9th Virginia, 14th September, 1778, and served to (Was in service in January, 1780. )
GORDON, CHARLES (N. C.) : Major North Carolina Partisan Rangers, ; wounded at King's Mountain, 7th October, 1780. (Died 24th March, 1799. )
GORDON, COE (Del.): 2nd Lieutenant of the Delaware Battalion of the Flying Camp, July to December, 1776 ; 2nd Lieutenant Delaware Regiment, 2nd December, 1776. Resigned 4th April, 1777. (Died 1792.)
GORDON, DANIEL (N. H.) : Captain New Hampshire Militia, 1776-1780.
GORDON, JAMES (Conn.): Captain of Douglas' Connecticut State Regiment, January to March, 1776.
GORDON, JAMES (Del.): 2nd Lieutenant Delaware Regiment, 19th January to December, 1776. (Died 1792. )
GORDON, JAMES (N. Y.) : Lieutenant-Colonel New York Militia; taken prisoner at Schoharie, 17th October, 1780 ; released 19th November, 1782. (Died 17th January, 1810. )
GORDON, JAMES (Pa.): Ensign 10th Pennsylvania, 4th December, 1776 ; 2nd Lieutenant, 18th April, 1777 ; resigned December, 1777.
GORDON, JOHN (S. C.) : 2nd Lieutenant 5th South Carolina , 1777 ; 1st Lieutenant 21st January, 1778 ; Adjutant of Lee's Battalion of Light Dragoons in 1780 ; killed at Eutaw Springs, 8th September, 1781.
GORDON, JOSHUA (Mass.): Captain of Mitchell's Regiment, Massachusetts Militia on the Bagaduce expedition, July to September, 1779.
GRDON, PETER (N. J.) : Captain New Jersey Militia in 1777 ; served subsequently as Major in Quartermaster's Department.
GORDON, ROGER (S. C.) : Lieutenant South Carolina Militia in Marion's Brigade in 1781.
GORDON, THOMAS (Md.): Ensign 3rd Maryland, 20th February, 1777 ; resigned 1st July, 1778.
GORDON, WILLAM (N. J: ) : 2nd Lieutenant 3d New Jersey, 5th
March, 1776 ; 1st Lieutenant, 19th July, 1776 ; Captain, 29th November, 1776. Died 15th April, 1777.
Source: Gordon Family Records