The American Revolution in North Carolina

Duplin County Regiment of Militia

Date Established:

Colonels:

Original Officers:

September 9, 1775

Col. James Kenan
Col. James Moore
Col. Thomas Routledge

Col. James Kenan
Lt. Col. Richard Clinton
1st Maj. Thomas Routledge
2nd Maj. James More

Known Lt. Colonels:

Known Majors: 

Known Adjutants:

Lt. Col. Richard Clinton
Lt. Col. Thomas Routledge
Lt. Col. Charles Ward

1st Maj. Thomas Routledge
2nd Maj. James Moore
Maj. William Dickson
Maj. Robert Dixon
Maj. Benjamin Hicks
Maj. Ivy
Maj. Felix Kenan
Maj. Owen Kenan
Maj. Philip Love
Maj. Lewis Moore
Maj. Abraham Moulton
Maj. John Moulton
Maj. Ben Sasser
Maj. James Teachey
Maj. Jean-Baptist Ternant
Maj. John Treadwell
Maj. Levin Watkins

William Hooks
Gilbert McCaleb
Daniel Williams

Miscellaneous Players:

-

Michael Johnson Kenan - QM

-

Known Captains:

William Allcock

Richard Bass

William Beck

? Bourden

Nicholas Bowden

? Bowman

James Butler

Jacob Carnega

Borden Carroway

Richard Clinton

Robert Clinton

Thomas Coleman

William Dickson

David Dodd

Elias Faison

Southy Fisher

Elias Fort

John Fort

James Gillespie

Bryan Glisson

Barry Grimes

Joseph Grimes

Sampson Grimes

Nathan Hall

Francis Hill

Nathan Hill

Gabriel Holmes

Hardy Holmes

Thomas Hooks

William Hooks

Kenan Hubbard

William Hubbard

John James

Thomas James

Michael Johnson Kenan

William Kenan

Michael King

Lewis Lanier

? Mann

James Matthis

Robert Merritt

? Middleton

Stephen Miller

Abraham Moulton

John Moulton

David Murdock

James Oates

Samuel Oates

Alexander Outlaw

Landers Outlaw

Thomas Page

Jonathan Parker

Asa Pipken

? Quincey

William Rutledge

Isham Sheffield

Shadrack Stallings

Jonathan Taylor

William Taylor

James Thomson

? Tool

John Treadwell

William Turner

William Vann

Charles Ward

James Ward

Jesse Ward

Frederick Wells

John Whitehead

William Whitehead

Aaron Williams

Affa Williams

Daniel Williams

John C. "Shay" Williams

Theophilus Williams

Thomas Williams

-

James Wright

Known Lieutenants - Captain Unknown:

 Joseph Grimes

Stephen Miller

Woodson Daniel

Known Ensigns / Cornets - Captain Unknown:

 Richard Bass

Lewis Holmes

Lewis Lanier

-

Andrew McIntyre

-

Known Sergeants - Captain Unknown:

Benjamin Clark 

-

James Kelly

Known Privates / Fifers / Drummers, etc. - Captain Unknown:

Lewis Barfield 

Stephen Barfield

Abraham Beasley

Archibald Bell

Micajah Bell

Thomas Blake

Stephen Boon

Baker Bowden

Baker Bowden

Arthur Brown

Stephen Cade

Daniel Cameron

Elisha Carroll

Isaac Carter

Alexander Chesnutt

Thomas Cummings

Hardy Dees

Samuel Dunn

Benjamin Eason

Joseph Eason

Matthew Edwards

Nathaniel Edwards

Benjamin Ezzell

Frederick Ezzell

George Ezzell

Hardwick Faircloth

John Faircloth

Elijah Fisher

Thomas Flowers

Henry Fountain

Joab Fountain

Nathan Fountain

William Fowler

Felix Frederick

Edmund Gainey

Jacob Gainey

Matthew Gainey

Charles Gavin

Charles Gavin

Lewis Gavin

Samuel Gavin

Abraham Glisson

Dennis Glisson

John Glisson

Michael Glisson

Jacob Godwin

Jacob Godwin, Jr.

Jesse Godwin

Nathan Godwin

Charles Goff

Thomas Gray

Lott Green

Reuben Green

Frederick Gregg

Hugh Grimes

James Grimes

William Guy

Aaron Hargrove

Arthur Hargrove

John Hargrove

Edward Harris

James Hartley

Hancock Hatcher

Uzzell Hawkins

Charles Hays

Abraham Herring

Daniel Herring

Enoch Herring

Frederick Herring

Stephen Bright Herring

Lewis Hines

Solomon Hines

George Hobbs

George Holder

Thomas Holland

Henry Holley

James Holley

Thomas Hooks

Archibald Jackson

John Jackson

Nathan Jackson

Richard Jackson

Seth Jackson

Abraham Jacobs

Elias James

William James

John Jenkins

Joel Johnson

Joseph Johnston

Peragreen Johnston

Reuben Johnston

Jethro Jones

Stephen Jones

James Joyner

James Knowles

John Kornegay

William Kornegay

Burwell Lanier

Frederick Lanier

James Lockhart

Lewis Lucas

Jacob Magee

Solomon Magee

William Magee

John Mainer

Ephraim Manuel

Jacob Matthis

John Matthis

Rice Matthis

Solomon McLamb

William McLamb

Archibald McLemore

Drury McLemore

Robert McRee

Absalom Merritt

Charles Merritt

Frederick Merritt

Michael Merritt

Nothiel Merritt

Philip Merritt

Robert Merritt, Jr.

Theophilus Merritt

William Merritt

Stephen Middleton

Anthony Miller

Burrell Mobley

John Moulton

James Murrow

John Murrow

John New

William Newman

Owen O'Daniel

William O'Daniel

Abraham Odom

John Olive

Patrick O'Quinn

Lewis Outlaw

Daniel Parker

Josiah Parker

Nicholas Parker

Peter Parker

Richard Parker

Benjamin Pollock

John Pollock

William Pollock

Jacob Pope

Reston Powell

Richard Price

Matthew Pridgen

Daniel Raynor

David Raynor

Joseph Williams

Samuel Williams

Brief History of the Regiment:

On September 9, 1775, the Provincial Congress authorized thirty-five (35) existing county Militias to be organized. All officers were appointed and commissioned by the Provincial Congress.

The Duplin County Regiment was active until the end of the war. Units of this regiment were known to have participated in the following known battles/skirmishes:

Date(s):

Known Battles / Skirmishes:

2/27/1776

Moore's Creek Bridge

3/3/1779

Briar Creek (GA)

6/20/1779

Stono Ferry (SC)

3/28-5/12/1780

Siege of Charleston 1780 (SC)

3/29-3/30/1780

Gibbes' Plantation (SC)

10/1780

Myhand's Bridge #1

 1/30/1781

Heron's Bridge

3/1/1781

Cole's Bridge

3/15/1781

Guilford Court House

5/11/1781

Cohera Swamp

5/13/1781

Myhand's Bridge #2

5/16/1781

Portevent's Mill

8/2/1781

Rockfish Creek

8/27/1781

Tory Hole

9/8/1781

Eutaw Springs (SC)

9/1781

Brown Marsh

11/18/1781

Evacuation of Wilmington


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