The American Revolution in North Carolina

Northampton County Regiment of Militia

Date Established:

Colonels:

Original Officers:

September 9, 1775

Col. Allen Jones
Col. William Eaton
Col. Howell Edmunds
Col. Jeptha Eatherton
Col. Andrew Haynes

Col. Allen Jones
Lt. Col. William Eaton
1st Maj. Jeptha Eatherton
2nd Maj. Howell Edmunds

Known Lt. Colonels:

Known Majors: 

Known Adjutants:

Lt. Col. William Eaton
Lt. Col. Jeptha Eatherton
Lt. Col. Drury Gee
Lt. Col. Robert Peoples
Lt. Col. Arnold Watley

1st Maj. Jeptha Eatherton
2nd Maj. Howell Edmunds
Maj. Drury Gee
Maj. William Horn
Maj. Solomon Pace
Maj. Robert Peoples
Maj. John Short
Maj. Thomas Short

James Ingram
John Winborne

Miscellaneous Players:

Josiah Crump - Commissary

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Thomas Sweet - Commissary

Known Captains:

Thomas Boon

? Brevard

Henry Burns

Turner Bynum

Henry Casper

James Cryer

Samuel Cryer

Benjamin Drew

Henry Dunn

Jonathan Jackson

Samuel Lockhart

William Madray

John Maholland

? Milliken

? Mumford

Hardin Pace

Benjamin Parker

Robert Peoples

John Peterson

John Power

Obadiah Roundtree

Archer Sheffield

Joel Sherrod

David Short

Samuel Thornton

William Vaughn

Thomas Williams

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James Williamson

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Known Lieutenants - Captain Unknown:

Samuel Barrow

Giles Luter

Robert Peoples

Known Ensigns - Captain Unknown:

-

Willis Jossey 

-

Known Sergeants - Captain Unknown:

Anthony Hart 

Charles Pritchet

William Short

Known Corporals - Captain Unknown:

-

John Floyd

-

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

LeMaster Barron 

William Bennett

John Bittle

William Bittle

Solomon Board

Jonathan Bogus

Shadrack Boyd

Francis Branch

John Branch

William Brown

John Bruser

Samuel Bryant

Joshua Coker

Benjamin Conner

William Cook

Miles Cotton

Elijah Daughtra

Elisha Daughtra

Solomon Dawson

Absalom DeBerry

Amos Dinken

Nathaniel Doty

John Duncan

Nicholas Edmunds

John Edwards

Edward Floyd

Jesse Floyd

Drury Gee

James Goodson

Madra Goodson

Richard Grant

William Grant

Edward Griffith

James Hall

Settron Harris

James Harrison

Thomas Hart

John Hennissee

Henry Hill

Frederick Howell

Daniel Jackson

Jesse James

Benjamin Johndan

Thomas Joquor

Charles Jordan

Frederick Jordan

William Jossey

Epp. Kelby

William Lacey

James Lassiter

Shadrack Lassiter

William Lee

Josiah Leek

Gruff Lewis

Lemuel Lockhart

Brittain Long

James Madra

William Madra

George Marshall

John McGriggon

John McKenon

Merrit Merrill

Josiah Mester

John Mitchell

Robert Monger

Barbra Murrell

George Pace

Hardy Pace

Solomon Pace

Hardy Peace

Peter Randle

John Richards

John Rickman

James Roberts

Jonathan Roberts

Peter Robinson

Andrew Rowell

Edward Rowell

Richard Rowell

William Rowell

William Ruffin

Thomas Sessums

David Short

Colwell Smart

Prisly Smith

Simon Smith

William Smith

Holland Sumner

Richard Sumner

Henry Sutor

James Tareer

John Tareer

Thomas Tareer

Harman Tarver

Jasper Taylor

John Taylor

Richard Veal

Henry Vinson

Roland Ware

Nicholas Washington

Jesse Webb

Stephen West

Stephen West

Hamford Whitby

Moses Wilson

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Jesse Winborne

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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 Northampton 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)

8/11/1780

Little Lynches Creek (SC)

8/16/1780

Camden (SC)

3/15/1781

Guilford Court House


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