In Philadelphia, the city's War of 1812 veterans organize a militia company

Philadelphia's veterans of the War of 1812 had determined earlier to form a militia unit.  In the evening they held their first official meeting at the armoury of the Philadelphia Grays to elect a committee and officers.  Colonel John S. Warner was in the chair.  Known as the Philadelphia Veterans, the first gathering saw their numbers at seventy-six men.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation
J.Thomas Scharf and Thompson Wescott, History of Philadelphia 1609-1884, in three volumes (Philadelphia, PA: L.H. Everts & Co., 1884), I: 793.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Battles/Soldiers
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