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Revolutionary Masonic Lodges

And When They

Were Established and By What

Grand Lodge

The Military Lodges of the Revolution should not be forgotten, in a just tribute to the memory of Washington. There were ten of these instituted in the American army, in the following order, and by the following authorities:

1stSt. Johnís Regimental Lodge, in the United States Battalion, July 24, 1775, by the old Provincial Grand Lodge of New York (Moderns).

2d.  American Union Lodge, in the Connecticut line, February 15, 1776, by the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts (Moderns).

3r.  No. 19, on the Pennsylvania artillery, May 18, 1779, by the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania (Ancients).

4thWashington Lodge, in the Massachusetts line, October 6, 1779, by the Massachusetts Grand Lodge (Ancients).

5thNo. 20, on the Pennsylvania Grand Lodge Registry, in a North Carolina regiment, 1779, by the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania (Ancients).

6thNo. 27, on the Pennsylvania Grand Lodge Registry, in the Maryland line, April 4, 1780, by the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania (Ancients).

7thNo. 28, on the Pennsylvania Grand Lodge Registry, in the Pennsylvania line, 1780, by the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania (Ancients).

8thNo. 29, on the Pennsylvania Grand Lodge Registry, in the Pennsylvania line, July 27, 1780, by the Grand Lodge Registry, in the Pennsylvania line, July 27, 1780, by the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania (Ancients).

9thNo. 31, on the Pennsylvania Grand Lodge of Registry, in the New Jersey line, March 26, 1781, by the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania (Ancients).

10thNo. 36, on the Pennsylvania Grand Lodge Registry, in the New Jersey line, September 2, 1782, by the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania (Ancients).

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