Continental Army Western Department Commanders
April 10, 1777 - end of war

Continental Army


- Created to protect the Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia frontiers from Indian invasions.


Edward Hand:
April 10, 1777 - May 26, 1778


Lachlan McIntosh:
May 26, 1778 - February 20, 1779


Daniel Brodhead:
March 5, 1779 - September 21, 1781


William Irvine:
September 24, 1781 - end of war



Bibliography:
1. http://www.history.army.mil/books/RevWar/ContArmy/CA-AppB.htm
2. Boatner, Mark M.; Encyclopedia of the American Revolution
Picture: The Delaware Regiment at the Battle of Long Island. Painting by Domenick D'Andrea for the National Guard Bureau Heritage Series







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