The American Revolution in North Carolina

Adjutants
Adjutant First Unit Served In As an Adjutant From To Notes Known Battles/Skirmishes at This Rank
Akins, Charles Cumberland County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, an Adjutant under Capt. Ebenezer Folsome. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Amerson, David Montgomery County Regiment 1780 1780, an Adjutant under Col. William Lofton.
Armstrong, James Surry County Regiment 1781 Early 1781, an Adjutant under Capt. John Bostick, attached to SC Brig. Gen. Andrew Pickens for a short duration.
Armstrong, Thomas 1st NC Regiment 1782 3/28/1782, an Adjutant.
Beeks, William 7th NC Regiment 1777 1778 Was a Master Sergeant.  A Lieutenant and an Adjutant 11/22/1777 to 6/1/1778 (retired).
Blackshire, James 2nd NC Regiment of Militia 1780 1780 6/4/1780, an Adjutant under Col. Benjamin Exum. From Craven County. Camden (SC).
Bryan, Hardy Johnston County Regiment 1776 1776 1776, an Adjutant under Capt. Richard Nixon. Later a Lieutenant, a Captain and a Commissary. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Burton, John 8th NC Regiment 1777 1783 Early 1777.  From Hertford County.  Discharged at Halifax, NC in the Spring of 1783.  W4140. Brandywine Creek (PA), Guilford Court House, Eutaw Springs (SC).
Bush, John 8th NC Regiment 1777 1778 Was an Ensign in 5th NC Regiment.  2/8/1777, a Lieutenant under Capt. Frederick Hargett.  An Adjutant 8/2/1777 under Capt. John Walsh.  Dropped from the rolls in Jan. 1778
Bush, William 2nd NC Regiment 1781 1781 4/10/1777, an Ensign under Capt. Francis Tartanson.  Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 8/15/1777.  Transferred to 1st NC Regiment on 6/1/1778.  Promoted to 1st Lieutenant on 2/1/1779.  An Adjutant on 5/12/1781.  Then a Captain until the end of the war.
Clark, John NC State Cavalry-Western District 1780 1780 Was a Private. Sep. 1780, an Adjutant under Maj. Joseph Dickson and Col. William Richardson Davie. Later, an Adjutant in SC unit. From Mecklenburg County.
Coffield, Benjamin 6th NC Regiment 1777 1778 5/17/1777 to 6/1/1778.  aka Benjamin Caffield.
Conger, Stephen 1st NC Regiment 1778 1778 10/10/1776, a Sergeant Major. 1/29/1778, an Adjutant.  Retired 6/1/1778.
Covington, William 4th NC Regiment 1777 1778 3/28/1777.  Died on 4/13/1778.
Crafton, Bennett Granville County Regiment 1776 1776, a known Adjutant under Col. Joseph Taylor.  4/17/1776, an Adjutant in 6th NC Regiment.  1781, a Major in the NC State Troops. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Crawford, Thomas Anson County Regiment 1776 1776 1776, an Adjutant under Lt. Col. David Love. Later, a Captain and a full Colonel. Cherokee Expedition 1776.
Darnell, Henry New Bern District Minutemen 1776 1776 2/27/1776, a known Adjutant under Col. Richard Caswell.  4/17/1776, a Lieutenant and an Adjutant in the 5th NC Regiment.   A Captain on 10/1/1776.  aka Henry Darnall, Henry Darnald. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Darnell, James Dobbs County Regiment 1778 1779 1778-1779, an Adjutant under Capt. John Kennedy. Later, a full Colonel. Briar Creek (GA).
Dauge, Griffin Pasquotank County Regiment 1775 1776 1775, an Adjutant under Capt. Thomas Lurry. 1776, a Captain. Great Bridge (VA).
Dauge, Stephen Camden County Regiment 1781 1781, an Adjutant under Col. Peter Dauge.
Davidson, William Lee Rowan County Regiment 1775 1776 Adjutant to Col. Griffith Rutherford during the Snow Campaign in SC, with the rank of Captain.  April 1776, a Major in the 4th NC Regiment, then a Lt. Colonel in the 5th NC Regiment.  Later, a Colonel and Brigadier General (Pro Tempore) of NC Militia. Ninety-Six 1775 (SC), Great Cane Brake (SC), Snow Campaign (SC).
Davies, John L. Mecklenburg County Regiment 1780 1780 1780, an Adjutant under Col. Robert Irwin. Later, a Private.
Dawes, Abraham 2nd Battalion of Militia 1776 1777 6/6/1776, an Adjutant under Col. Peter Dauge. Disbanded on 8/13/1776.  12/22/1776, an Adjutant in the 7th NC Regiment.  Resigned 11/22/1777.  aka Abraham Davis, Abraham Daws.
DeKeyser, Lehancius 1st NC Regiment 1775 1776 10/20/1775, an Ensign and an Adjutant.  Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 1/4/1776.  
Denson, Benjamin Nash County Regiment 1781 Was a Sergeant.  1781, an Adjutant under Capt. William Hall. Rockfish Creek.
Douglas, Edward Caswell County Regiment 1781 1781, an Adjutant under Col. William Moore.
Evans, Thomas 2nd NC Regiment 1778 1781 11/22/1778.  Was a Lieutenant.  Transferred to 1st NC Regiment on 1/1/1781.  Promoted to Captain on 7/1/1781.
Floyd, Andrew Tryon County Regiment 1776 1776, an Adjutant under Capt. Robert Alexander. 1779, in Lincoln County.  1780, an Adjutant under Lt. Col. Frederick Hambright. Cherokee Expedition 1776, Kings Mountain (SC).
Glasgow, James Dobbs County Regiment 1776 1776 2/27/1776, a known Adjutant under Col. Abraham Sheppard.  4/22/1776, a Major.  1777, a full Colonel. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Graham, Joseph Mecklenburg County Regiment 1780 1780 Was a Sergeant. 1780, an Adjutant under Lt. Col. William Richardson Davie. Later, a Captain and a Major.
Gray, James Halifax District Minutemen 1776 1776 2/27/1776, a known Adjutant under Lt. Col. Henry Irwin. Later in 1776, a Captain. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Haily, William NC State Militia 1780 1780 July 1780, an Adjutant on Staff to Maj. Gen. Richard Caswell in the Camden, SC expedition. From Dobbs County. Little Lynches Creek (SC), Camden (SC).
Hart, Anthony 3rd NC Regiment 1778 1781 1778, an Adjutant.  Earlier, a Lieutenant.  Later, a Captain.
Hickey, David Washington County Regiment 1780 1780, an Adjutant under Col. John Sevier. Kings Mountain (SC).
Hodgton, Alvery 3rd NC Regiment 1776 1778 4/16/1776, a 2nd Lieutenant and an Adjutant.  Dropped from the rolls in Jan. 1778.  aka Oliver Hodgson.
Hooks, William Duplin County Regiment 1775 1781 1775, an Adjutant under Col. James Kenan. 1781, a Captain.
Howard, John Granville County Regiment 1779 1779, an Adjutant under Capt. Isham Harris.
Ingles, John 2nd NC Regiment 1776 1777 5/3/1776.  Also a Lieutenant and a Captain.
Ingram, James Northampton County Regiment 1776 1776 2/27/1776, a known Adjutant under Col. Allen Jones. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Johnson, Charles Craven County Regiment 1780 1780, an Adjutant under Col. John Tilman.
Johnson, William Montgomery County Regiment 1781 Was a Lieutenant. 1781, an Adjutant under Col. William Lofton.
Johnston, Samuel Caswell County Regiment 1777 1778 1777-1778, an Adjutant under Col. James Saunders. aka Samuel Johnson.
Ledbetter, Matthew Chatham County Regiment 1776 1776 2/27/1776, a known Adjutant under Col. Ambrose Ramsey. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Lowman, George Rowan County Regiment 1781 1781, an Adjutant under Col. Francis Locke.
Lucas, David 1777 Killed at the battle of Germantown, PA.  Unit unknown. Germantown (PA)
Martin, Robert Guilford County Regiment 1776 Brother and Adjutant to Lt. Col. James Martin. 1776, also a Sergeant. Back to Adjutant in 1779. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Mason, Caleb Hyde County Regiment 1782 Was a Lieutenant and a Captain. 1782, an Adjutant under Capt. Jerry Gaylord.
McBride, John Guilford County Regiment 1776 1776, an Adjutant under Col. James Martin. Then a Sergeant. Cherokee Expedition 1776.
McCaleb, Gilbert Duplin County Regiment 1776 1776, an Adjutant under Col. James Kenan. aka Gilbert McCallup. Moore's Creek Bridge.
McGibboney, Patrick Surry County Regiment 1781 1781, an Adjutant under Capt. Edward Lovell.
McGuire, Thomas Rowan County Regiment 1775 1780 1775, an Adjutant under Col. Griffith Rutherford. 1780, a Major.
McSheehy, Miles 9th NC Regiment 1777 1778 2/12/1777, an Adjutant.  Dropped from the rolls in Jan. 1778.  aka Miles McSheby.
Miller, Enoch Pitt County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Adjutant under Lt. Col. Robert Salter. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Moseley, William Volunteer Independent Rangers 1776 1776 1776, an Adjutant under Col. John Ashe, Sr. From New Hanover County. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Neal, Andrew Tryon County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Adjutant under Col. William Graham. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Noble, William 6th NC Regiment 1778 1778 Was a Sergeant and a Sergeant Major.
Norsworthy, James NC State Militia 1780 1780 Earlier a Sergeant in the 7th NC Regiment.  July 1780, an Adjutant on Staff to Maj. Gen. Richard Caswell in the Camden, SC expedition. From Warren County. Little Lynches Creek (SC), Camden (SC).
Nuthall, Nathaniel 9th NC Regiment 1777 1778 5/26/1777.  Was an Ensign and a QM.    Transferred to 3rd NC Regiment on 6/1/1778.  Dismissed on 11/4/1778.
Parker, James Warren County Regiment 1779 1781 1779-1781, an Adjutant under Capt. William Christmas. Stono Ferry (SC), Guilford Court House.
Parker, Micajah Caswell County Regiment 1779 1779 1779, an Adjutant under Lt. Col. Archibald Lytle (a Continental officer). Stono Ferry (SC).
Pasteur, Thomas 4th NC Regiment 1779 1779 6/26/1779.  Was an Ensign and a Lieutenant.  Promoted to 1st Lieutenant on 11/10/1779.  aka Thomas Pasture.
Pettaway, Micajah Edgecombe County Regiment 1780 1781 Earlier in NC Continental Line. Was an Ensign and a Private. 1780, an Adjutant under Lt. Col. Henry Hart. 1781, an Adjutant under Capt. John Goodman.
Queery, William Burke County Regiment 1779 1780 Was a Private.  1779, an Adjutant under Capt. James Barr. 1779-1780, an Adjutant under Col. Martin Armstrong (Surry County Regiment of Militia).  Then, a Captain in SC unit.  Aug. 1781, back to Private in NC Militia. From Mecklenburg County. Camden (SC).
Raiford, Robert 1st Battalion of Militia 1776 1780 Was a Private.  6/6/1776, an Adjutant under Col. Thomas Brown.  Later a Captain in NC Continental Line. 1780, a temporary Adjutant under Col. Thomas Brown again in the Bladen County Regiment of Militia. Then, back to NC Continental Line. Bear Swamp (SC).
Rankin, George Craven County Regiment 1779 1780 1779-1780, an Adjutant under Capt. John Coleman. Camden (SC).
Rice, John 1st NC Regiment 1776 1777 Was a Private.  12/10/1776, an Adjutant.  An Ensign on 3/28/1777.  W2003.  
Samuel, Jeremiah Caswell County Regiment 1780 1780, an Adjutant under Capt. Adam Sanders.
Saunders, William Caswell County Regiment 1779 1779, an Adjutant under Capt. William Harden.
Slade, William 4th NC Regiment 1778 1779 6/1/1778, Regimental Adjutant.  Was an Ensign and a 2nd Lieutenant.  1779, a 1st Lieutenant.  Resigned on 2/18/1780.
Taylor, Joseph Bute County Regiment 1778 1778, an Adjutant under Col. Thomas Eaton. From what was later Franklin County.
Verrier, James 5th NC Regiment 1776 1777 10/1/1776, an Ensign and an Adjutant.  June 1778, a Lieutenant.  Resigned 11/22/1778.  Found guilty of beating the regiment's Fife Major, but not "cruelly." 
Walker, William Burke County Regiment 1782 1782 Was a Private, a Lieutenant, and a Captain. 1782, an Adjutant under Col. Joseph McDowell. From Rutherford County. Cherokee Expedition 1782.
Washington, Robert 3rd NC Regiment 1776 4/15/1776, an Adjutant.
White, James Mecklenburg County Regiment 1780 1780 1780, an Adjutant under Col. George Alexander.
White, John (Dr.) 2nd NC Regiment 1775 9/1/1775, a Captain and an Adjutant under Col. Robert Howe.
Wilfong, George 2nd Rowan County Regiment 1775 1776 1775, an Adjutant under Lt. Col. Christopher Beekman. 4/22/1776, a Major.
Williams, Daniel Duplin County Regiment 1781 1781, an Adjutant under Col. James Kenan.
Williams, William 4th NC Regiment 1776 1778 9/1/1775, a 1st Lieutenant and Adjutant.  Wounded at Germantown, PA on 10/4/1777.  A Captain on 4/1/1778.
Williams, William B. 1st NC Regiment 1775 9/1/1775, an Adjutant.  6/13/1776, a Major. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Wilson, Augustin Dobbs County Regiment 1776 1778 Earlier in NC Continental Line. 1776, an Adjutant under Col. Abraham Sheppard. 1778, a Sergeant and an Ensign. Born on 8/4/1755 in Lunenburg County, VA.
Wilson, David Mecklenburg County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Adjutant under Maj. John Phifer. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Winborne, John Northampton County Regiment 1781 Was a Private. 1781, an Adjutant under Capt. Joel Sherrod.


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