Monday, February 06, 2012

Robert Caldwell A Revolutionary Soldier.

The following information is to give you a lead on his service.

Robert Caldwell, was a prisoner at Fort Washington, he was a Lieutenant from September 1, 1776, and was promoted Captain, November 16, 1776, the same day he was captured.  He received supplies from Lewis Pintard and Elias Boudinot at New York.  He was exchanged April 15, 1779, at N. J.  He made his way to Philadelphia a distance of eighty miles.  There are no records that he return to service.

The following should not be stated as fact till researhed more.

Robert Caldwell.

Birth: Jul. 21, 1721, Ireland
Death: Oct., 1799, Alexandria, Huntingdon County Pennsylvania.
Burial: Old Hartslog Cemetery, Alexandria, Huntingdon County Pennsylvania.

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