The American Revolution in North Carolina

Cornets
Cornet First Unit Served In As a Cornet From To Notes Known Battles/Skirmishes at This Rank
Armstrong, James NC Light Dragoons 1776 April 16, 1776, a Cornet under Capt. James Jones.
Barberry, Joseph Chatham County Regiment 1779 2/12/1779, a Cornet under Capt. Mark Patterson.
Beard, Valentine NC Light Dragoons 1776 April 16, 1776, a Cornet under Capt. Martin Phifer.
Buford, William NC Light Dragoons 1777 A Cornet and an Ensign under Capt. Samuel Ashe.
Cartwright, Peter Edgecombe County Regiment 1780 1780, a Cornet under Capt. John Jones.
Childers, Abraham NC Light Dragoons 1776 April 16, 1776, a Cornet under Capt. John Dickerson.  1777, an Ensign under Capt. Samuel Ashe.
Clayton, Samuel Rowan County Regiment 1779 1779, a Cornet under Capt. Galbraith Falls. From Wake County.
Ferrell, William NC State Regiment 1779 1779 7/3/1779, a Cornet under Capt. William Randall.
Gordon, Charles NC State Regiment 1781 7/14/1781, a Cornet under Capt. George Thoroughgood.
Gray, Thomas NC Light Dragoons 1780 A Cornet under Capt. Solomon Wood.
Hamm, Mordecai Guilford County Regiment 1781 1781, a Cornet under Capt. Richard Vernon.
Harris, Sherrod Mounted Volunteers 1780 1780 1780, a Cornet under Capt. John Henderson. From Granville County.
Hester, Joseph NC Light Dragoons 1781 1781 1781, a Cornet under Capt. John Taylor. From Granville County. Ramsey's Mill.
Hodge, Joseph Orange County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Cornet under Capt. James Mebane. 1781, a Lieutenant. Camden (SC).
Howard, Benjamin Rowan County Regiment 1777 1779 Was a Private. 1777-1779, a Cornet under Capt. James Craig.
Johnston, Samuel NC State Regiment 1781 7/14/1781, a Cornet under Capt. James Shepperd.
Jones, Edward Bladen County Regiment 1776 1776, a Cornet under Capt. James White.
Jones, Francis NC State Regiment 1781 7/14/1781, a Cornet under Capt. Nicholas Long, Jr.
Keats, Thomas NC Light Horse Regiment 1781 1781 1781, a Cornet under Capt. John Elliott.
Kerr, William Guilford County Regiment 1781 1781 Was a Private and a Sergeant. 1781, a Cornet under Capt. Daniel Gillespie. Cowpens (SC), Guilford Court House, Eutaw Springs (SC).
King, John Jr. Onslow County Regiment 1781 6/30/1781, a known Cornet under Capt. Amos Love.  
Lanier, Lewis Duplin County Regiment One Pay Voucher. Born 1753.
Lowe, Ralph Randolph County Regiment 1781 Was a Sergeant. 1781, a Cornet under Capt. William Gray.
McClary, Andrew Caswell County Regiment 1781 1781 Was a Private. 1781, a Cornet under Capt. John McClary. Soon a Lieutenant. From Orange County.
Milford, Anthony Onslow County Regiment 1781 6/30/1781, a Cornet under Capt. John King.
Moore, James Onslow County Regiment 1777 1777, a Cornet under Capt. John Spicer.
Nichols, Agrippa Bute County Regiment 1776 11/26/1776, a Cornet under Capt. James Denton. 1778, a Major. aka Agrippa Nicholas. 
Parks, George NC State Cavalry-Western District 1780 1780 Earlier an Ensign. Sep. 1780, a Cornet under Capt. John Gillespie. Soon, a Lieutenant. From Guilford County.
Raiford, Maurice NC State Regiment 1782 1782 1782, a Cornet under Capt. Nicholas Long, Jr.
Reed, Lovett Caswell County Regiment 1779 1781 1779, a Cornet under Capt. Dudley Reynolds. 1781, a Cornet under Capt. Aaron Harrell. From Guilford County.
Rhodes, John Caswell County Regiment 1779 2/12/1779, a known Cornet under Capt. Jeremiah Williamson.
Rowell, ? NC Light Horse Regiment 1781 1781, a Cornet under Capt. Gresham Coffield. From Halifax County.
Russwurm, William NC Light Dragoons 1778 1780 Was a Lieutenant in the 3rd NC Regiment.
Simmons, Richard NC Light Dragoons 1777 A Cornet under Capt. Martin Phifer.
Smith, Reuben NC Light Dragoons 1780 1781 Was a Sergeant. 1780, a Cornet under Capt. Davis Gresham. 1781, a Private. From Orange County.
Taylor, John Granville County Regiment 1779 2/12/1779, a Cornet under Capt. Thomas Satterwhite.
Wright, James Duplin County Regiment 1778 Was a Private. 1778, a Cornet under Capt. John Fort. Later, a Lieutenant.
Young, Charles Washington County Regiment 1777 1777, a Cornet under Capt. Thomas Price. Then, an Ensign.


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