- He was a private during the Revolution. He must have been disowned by the Meeting to have served. This information is taken from the Yarnall database.
From DAR application of Susan Carol Smith VanVonno:
Caleb Yarnall, who resided during the American Revolution at Edgemont, Chester County, PA assisted in establishing American Independence, while acting in the capacity of Soldier, a Private. In 1779 Caleb Yarnall served in the Sixth Battalion of Chester County commanded by Col. Thomas Taylor, in the Third Company commanded by Capt. Robert McAfee. In 1780 Caleb Yarnall was Private 6th Class in the Company of Edgemont, Chester County Militia. In 1782 Caleb Yarnall was in the Militia Company of Eastown commanded by Lt. Christ. Rue. Proof of Service: " Pennsylvania Archives", Series 5, Volume 5, pp. 703, 849, 882.