Captain John McKinley was a sergeant and second lieutenant in the 13rd Virginia Regiment. He was also a sergeant and second lieutenant in the 3rd Virginia regiment from March to December 1776, and second lieutenant in the 13th Virginia regiment April 16, 1777. He resigned in February 1776 to be assigned with Captain Crawford’s expedition against Indians in 1781. He was killed during the action.
References and Notes
Heitman, Francis Bernard. "Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army During the War of the Revolution: April 1775 to December 1783". W.H. Lowdermilk & Co., Washington, D.C., 1893.
--submitted by descendant Thomas F. Menzel SAR #200708