Ludwig Lewis Huffman (1754 - 1833)

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Birthplace: Easton, PA, USA
Death: Died in Jefferson Hills, PA, USA
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About Ludwig Lewis Huffman

Ludwig Hoffman, a/k/a Lewis, enlisted in the Revolutionary War the first time on 1 Mar 1776 under Capt. Thomas Craig. They marched to Philadelphia, where they came under the command of Col. St. Clair. They marched through Easton to Albany, N.Y. After a short time thye marched to Ft. George, where they remained for a short time. Thence they took the boats to Ticonderoga, then to Ft. St. Johns in Lower Canada. They then went to Ft. Champlain, to the Three Rivers town on the St. Lawrence, a few miles from Quebec. They turned back up to the river where they remained for some time. They then proceeded to attack Gen. Burgoyne. In this attack, Gen. Thompson and his Aid-de-camp were taken prisoners. They returned to Ticonderog for repairs under the command of Gen. Gates, where they remained through the winter of 1776 and returned to Philadelphia in the spring. His enlistment was up and he went home. He re-enlisted on 1 May 1778 for one year to drive a state team. They went to Reading, where he came under the command of John Fletcher, wagon master. They proceeded to Valley Forge, where Gen. Washington’s army lay. They hauled clothing, baggage and tools for Washington’s army. He went through the Battle of Monmouth where he hauled picks and shovels for buying the dead at Monmouth. He was also in White Plains, New York; Springfield, New Jersey; Newark, Delaware; and finally Duck Creek Cross Road where he remained until May when his enlistment was up.

The West Jefferson Hills Historical Society (web site http://www.15122.com/WJHHS/HISTORY/revwarvets.htmhas) posted the following information about Lewis Huffman: HUFFMAN, LEWIS: Huffman was born in 1754 in Germany and died in 1833. he is listed under "Men Who Served in the American Revolution from this Area," and is also identified as having served in the War of 1812. On 2 Feb 1801, Huffman owned land in Jefferson which bordered that of one of the Custards. this land was part of a tract of land known as "Wrightsburg" from Zadock Wright. Hufman is buried in James Chapel Cemetery, Stone Church Road, Washington County, PA.

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1754
July 25, 1754
Easton, PA, USA
1776
1776
- 1815
Age 21
PA, USA

Ludwig Hoffman, a/k/a Lewis, enlisted in the Revolutionary War the first time on 1 Mar 1776 under Capt. Thomas Craig. They marched to Philadelphia, where they came under the command of Col. St. Clair. They marched through Easton to Albany, N.Y. After a short time thye marched to Ft. George, where they remained for a short time. Thence they took the boats to Ticonderoga, then to Ft. St. Johns in Lower Canada. They then went to Ft. Champlain, to the Three Rivers town on the St. Lawrence, a few miles from Quebec. They turned back up to the river where they remained for some time. They then proceeded to attack Gen. Burgoyne. In this attack, Gen. Thompson and his Aid-de-camp were taken prisoners. They returned to Ticonderog for repairs under the command of Gen. Gates, where they remained through the winter of 1776 and returned to Philadelphia in the spring. His enlistment was up and he went home. He re-enlisted on 1 May 1778 for one year to drive a state team. They went to Reading, where he came under the command of John Fletcher, wagon master. They proceeded to Valley Forge, where Gen. Washington’s army lay. They hauled clothing, baggage and tools for Washington’s army. He went through the Battle of Monmouth where he hauled picks and shovels for buying the dead at Monmouth. He was also in White Plains, New York; Springfield, New Jersey; Newark, Delaware; and finally Duck Creek Cross Road where he remained until May when his enlistment was up.

The West Jefferson Hills Historical Society (web site http://www.15122.com/WJHHS/HISTORY/revwarvets.htmhas) posted the following information about Lewis Huffman: HUFFMAN, LEWIS: Huffman was born in 1754 in Germany and died in 1833. he is listed under "Men Who Served in the American Revolution from this Area," and is also identified as having served in the War of 1812. On 2 Feb 1801, Huffman owned land in Jefferson which bordered that of one of the Custards. this land was part of a tract of land known as "Wrightsburg" from Zadock Wright. Hufman is buried in James Chapel Cemetery, Stone Church Road, Washington County, PA.

1777
1777
Age 22
PA, USA
1778
June 7, 1778
Age 23
PA, USA
1780
1780
Age 25
PA, USA
1782
September 16, 1782
Age 28
PA, USA
1783
1783
Age 28
PA, USA
1786
September 10, 1786
Age 32
Allegheny, PA, USA
1790
November 28, 1790
Age 36
Allegheny, PA, USA