James Knight, Pvt.

First serving in the 1st Pennsylvania Regiment under Captain Robert Cluggage, and then later under he and his brother in Clugage’s Rangers, at Fort Roberdeau. James Knight was a Patriot. He had lived in the Bedford-Huntingdon area before the war. The first record we have is in 1774, the final in 1788.

William McCoy. Pvt.

Served under Captain Clugage. He was listed as living in Franklin, Huntingdon County Pa ten years later in 1788.

Daniel McCoy, Pvt.

Served as a private in 1778 in Cluggage’s Rangers. He was listed as a shoemaker by trade living in Tyrone Township in 1779.

John Lane, Pvt.

¬†John Lane was born in Baltimore, in 1756. His family moved to the Huntingdon area when he was 9 years old. In 1778 he served at the Lead Mine Fort. He served under Lt. David Lloyd. In 1779 he enlisted in Cluggage’s rangers and served in the Huntingdon area, protecting the region until the harvest, […]

Abigail Edington Reilly

Born Abigail Edington, daughter of Robert Edington, she was one of the women who lived and assisted at Fort Roberdeau. She was married to the commissary Peter Reilly at Fort Roberdeau by Major Robert Cluggage. They had a son in 1784 named Matthew. Peter died in the War of 1812, in June of 1812, while […]

William Allen, Pvt.

1750 William Allen served in Clugage’s Rangers in 1778, when he was 28 years old.

John Franklin, Pvt.

John Franklin lived in Hopewell, Bedford, Pennsylvania. John Franklin served in the military in August 1778 in Clugage’s Rangers. As of 1798 he was still living in Hopewell Pa.