The American Revolution in North Carolina

The Privates, Horsemen, Fifers, Drummers, etc. - Last Names Beginning with "N"
Private, Etc. First Unit Served In As a Private From To Notes Known Battles/Skirmishes at This Rank
Nall, Richard Chatham County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. Jacob Duckworth, attached to Col. Philip Alston (Cumberland County Regiment). 1780, also a Private under Capt. John Beverly and Col. Elijah Isaacs (Wilkes County Regiment). 1781, a Private under Capt. Charles Gholson and Col. John Luttrell. 1781, also a Private under Maj. William Gholson and Col. John Luttrell. Born on 3/6/1764 in Cumberland County, NC. Lindley's Mill.
Nall, Thomas 1st NC Regiment 1781 4/25/1781, a Private under Capt. Alexander Brevard.  aka Thomas Noll.
Nall, William NC State Legion 1781 Fall of 1781, a Private under Capt. David Ramsey and Col. Robert Smith in the newly-created NC State Legion, and in the Wilmington Expedition, no named engagements. From Rowan County.
Nance, Sherwood Hillsborough District Minutemen 1775 1781 1775-1776, a Private under Capt. Matthew DeWitt and Col. James Thackston. Too late for the battle of Moore's Creek Bridge. Lived in Orange County. 1776, a Private under Capt. William Hubbard and Lt. Col. William Moore, attached to Col. Ambrose Ramsey (Chatham County Regiment). Started on the Cherokee Expedition, forced to turn back due to the lack of wagons and pack horses. 1779, in Caswell County. Sep. 1780, a Private under Capt. William Wilson (Guilford County Regiment), attached to Col. William Moore (Caswell County Regiment). 1781, a Private under Capt. Adam Sanders. Born on 10/17/1754 in Charlotte County, VA. Rugeley's Mill #2 (SC).
Nash, Francis 5th NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. William Caswell.  Died on 3/1/1778.
Nash, John 4th NC Regiment 1776 1778 11/9/1776, a Private under Capt. John Nelson for three years.  6/1/1778, a Private under Capt. Griffith John McRee (1st NC Regiment).  A Corporal in Dec. 1778.  A Sergeant in May 1779.  Discharged in Nov. 1779.
Nash, Joseph 2nd NC Regiment 1777 1779 A Private under Capt. Edward Vail, Jr.  9/9/1778, a known Private in the Colonel's Company (Col. John Patten) (2nd NC Regiment) led by Capt. John Craddock.  Deserted on 3/15/1779.
Nash, Michael 3rd NC Regiment 1776 1778 A Private under Capt. James Emmett.  Then in SC Continental unit.  From Guilford County, NC.  Born on 2/14/1758.  W4042.
Nash, William Guilford County Regiment 1780 1780, a Private under Capt. William Bethel, attached to Maj. James Brandon (Rowan County Regiment). 1780, also a Private under Capt. Asa Brashears, attached to Col. William Lee Davidson (Mecklenburg County Regiment). Born on 2/5/17XX in Botetourt County, VA.
Nasworthy, Samuel 4th NC Regiment 1782 2/27/1782, a Private under Capt. James Mills.
Nation, Joseph Randolph County Regiment 1779 1780 1779, a Private under Capt. William Gray and Col. John Collier. 1780, a Private under Capt. John Gillespie and Maj. James Dougan.
Nauts, Salkens Granville County Regiment 1778 5/25/1778, a known Private under Capt. Ralph Williams and Lt. Col. Archibald Lytle (a Continental officer) in the New Levies for nine months.
Neal, Christopher 1st NC Regiment 1781 A Private under Capt. William Walton.
Neal, John Hyde County Regiment 1782 2/7/1782, a known Private, unit unknown.
Neal, Stephen Warren County Regiment 1779 1781 1779, a Private under Capt. John Twitty, attached to Col. Jonas Johnston (Edgecombe County Regiment). Moved to Chatham County. 1780, a Private under Capt. William Gholson, then under Capt. Taverner Marsh, both under Col. Ambrose Ramsey. 1781, a Private under Capt. Edward Douglas and Col. John Luttrell. Born on 10/15/1762 in Culpeper County, VA. Stono Ferry (SC).
Neal, Thomas DQMG 1780 1780, a Gunstocker on the roll of Capt. Solomon Wood (NC Light Dragoons) - this seems to be for convenience only.  8/23/1781, an Artificer under Col. Nicholas Long (Deputy QM General).  Made Gunstocks.
Neckins, Malachi 2nd NC Regiment 1781 A Private under Capt. Benjamin Carter.
Needham, John 4th NC Regiment 1777 6/1/1777, a Private under Capt. William Goodman for three years.  A Private in Oct. 1777.  9/8/1778, a known Private in the Colonel's Company (Col. Thomas Clark) (1st NC Regiment) led by Capt. John Gambier Scull.  3/12/1779, re-enlisted for the duration of the war in the same unit.
Needham, Thomas 1st NC Regiment 1777 1777 A Sergeant under Capt. Howell Tatum.  A Private in Sep. 1777.  Back to Sergeant in Dec. 1777.  Dropped from the rolls in Jan. 1778.
Neel, John Independent Corps of Light Horse 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Maj. William Richardson Davie. Lived in Mecklenburg County. 1781, a Private under Col. Robert Irwin, Captain not named. Fall of 1781, a Private under Capt. Charles Polk and Col. Robert Smith in the newly-created NC State Legion, and in the Wilmington Expedition. Born in 1755 in Ireland. Hanging Rock #1 (SC), Brick House.
Neely, Jacob Caswell County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. William Douglas, attached to Col. James Williams (SC). 1781, a Private under Capt. Vincent Harrison and Col. William Moore. Kings Mountain (SC).
Neely, Joseph Orange County Regiment 1776 1776, a Private under Capt. William Douglas and Maj. Israel Folsome. 1777, in Caswell County (what is now Person County). 1777, in a GA unit. 1780, in a SC unit. 1780, also a Private under Capt. William Douglas, attached to Col. James Williams (SC). Wounded at the battle of Kings Mountain, SC. 1781, a Private under Capt. James Kell and Lt. Col. Robert Mebane (a Continental officer). Born in 1759 in Orange County, NC. Kings Mountain (SC), Lindley's Mill.
Neese, George Guilford County Regiment 1776 1781 1776, a Private under Capt. Henry Whitesell and Col. James Martin. 1781, a Private under Capt. Arthur Forbis and Col. John Peasley. Born on 11/1/1744 in Burke County, PA. Cherokee Expedition 1776.
Neese, George Orange County Regiment 1779 1781 1779, a Private under Capt. William O'Neal and Col. Alexander Mebane. 1779-1780, a Private under Capt. James Trousdale, attached to Lt. Col. Archibald Lytle (a Continental officer). In Charleston, SC erecting breastworks, etc., discharged before the town surrendered. 1781, a Private under Capt. Edward Gwinn, then under Capt. Henry Whitesell, both under Col. John Peasley (Guilford County Regiment). 1781, also a Private under Capt. John Clendenan and Col. William O'Neal. POW at the incident in Hillsborough on 9/12/1781, held for 11 months. Born on 12/26/1759 in PA. aka George Nease. Siege of Charleston 1780 (SC), Hillsborough.
Neese, Martin Guilford County Regiment 1778 1780 1778-1779, a Private under Capt. Joseph Young and Lt. Col. John Peasley, attached to Lt. Col. Archibald Lytle (a Continental officer). 1779, a Private under Capt. William Rogers and Col. Alexander Mebane. 1779-1780, a Private under Capt./Maj. William O'Neal then Capt. James Trousdale, both attached to Lt. Col. Archibald Lytle (a Continental officer). In Charleston, SC erecting breastworks, etc., discharged before the town surrendered. 1781, a Wagoner under Col. Francois DeMalmedy (NC Light Dragoons) guarding the prisoners from the battle of Eutaw Springs, SC. Born in 1760 in Northampton County, PA. aka Martin Nease. Briar Creek (GA), Siege of Charleston 1780 (SC).
Negroe, Benjamin 2nd NC Regiment 1777 1777 A Musician under Capt. John Armstrong.  Discharged in Dec. 1777.
Negroe, Frederick 2nd NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Musician under Capt. William Fenner.  Dropped from the rolls in Jan. 1778.  aka Frederick Negrove.
Neil, Daniel 8th NC Regiment 1777 1778 2/24/1777, a Private under Capt. Robert Raiford.  Dropped from the rolls in March 1778.  aka Daniel Niel.
Neil, John 3rd NC Regiment 1777 1777 A Private under Capt. Jacob Turner.  Died in Nov. 1777.
Neil, John 4th NC Regiment 1782 A Private under Capt. William Lytle.  aka John Niel.
Neil, John 8th NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. Francis Tartanson.  Dropped from the rolls in Jan. 1778.  aka John Niel.
Neill, Andrew Burke County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. Thomas Kennedy, then under Capt. Jonathan Camp, both under Col. Charles McDowell. 1781, a Private under Capt. James Davidson, then under Capt. Joseph McDowell, both under Col. Charles McDowell. 1782, a Private under Capt. William Neill (his father) and Col. Charles McDowell. John McNeill below was his brother. So was Lt. William Neill. Born in April of 1755 in Rowan County, NC. Earle's Ford (SC).
Neill, James Rowan County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. Galbraith Falls (his uncle), attached to Lt. Col. Frederick Hambright (Lincoln County Regiment). 1780, also a Private under Capt. Alexander Davidson, attached to Lt. Col. Charles Porterfield (VA). Sep. 1780, a Private under Maj. Joseph Dickson and Col. William Richardson Davie in the newly-created NC State Cavalry-Western District. Jan. 1781, a Private under Capt. William Wilson, attached to Maj. Joseph McDowell (Burke County Regiment). 1781, also a Private under Capt. Francis Cunningham and Col. Charles McDowell (Burke County Regiment). Wounded at the battle of Eutaw Springs, SC. Ramseur's Mill, Camden (SC), Cowpens (SC), Cowan's Ford, Tarrant's Tavern, Siege of Ninety-Six 1781 (SC), Eutaw Springs (SC).
Neill, John Burke County Regiment 1780 1781 1780-1781, a Private, unit(s) unknown. Andrew Neill above, and Lt. William Neill were his brothers. Ramseur's Mill, Fishing Creek (SC), Kings Mountain (SC), Cowpens (SC), Guilford Court House.
Neill, John Duplin County Regiment 1778 1781 1778, a Private under Capt. Charles Ward and Col. James Kenan. 1781, a Private under Capt. Charles Ward, then under Capt. James Gillespie, both under Col. James Kenan. Born in 1758 in County Down, Ireland. aka John Niell, John Neale. Heron's Bridge.
Neithercutt, William 4th NC Regiment 1781 1782 5/25/1781, a Private under Capt. George Dougherty.  Discharged on 5/25/1782.  Earlier, served five or six tours in NC Militia, unit(s) unknown.  aka William Nithercut.  S35539. Eutaw Springs (SC).
Nelmes, John E. Edgecombe County Regiment 1778 1781 1778-1779, a Private under Capt. Edward Clinch and Maj. Joseph J. Clinch, attached to Col. Thomas Eaton (Bute County Regiment). Lived in Nash County. 1781, a Private under Capt. William Williams, attached to Lt. Col. Guilford Dudley (NC Light Horse Regiment). Born on 7/25/1754 in Northampton County, NC. Hobkirk's Hill (SC).
Nelson, Abraham Orange County Regiment 1776 8/22/1776, a known Private under Capt. William Williams, attached to Col. Ambrose Ramey (Chatham County Regiment). Started on the Cherokee Expedition, forced to turn back due to the lack of wagons and pack horses.
Nelson, Abraham Orange County Regiment 1781 1781, a Private, unit(s) unknown. Very likely the same man as directly above (different sources). Guilford Court House.
Nelson, Arthur 8th NC Regiment 1777 1778 7/20/1777, a Private under Lt./Capt. Michael Quinn.  Died 10/24/1778.
Nelson, Edward NC Light Horse Regiment 1781 1781 1781, a Private under Capt. Jesse Bryan and Col. James Read in the newly-created NC Light Horse Regiment. Lived in Craven County. 1781, also a Private under Capt. Hardy Gatlin and Col. John Tilman. 1781, also a Private under Capt. William Fonveille and Lt. Col. Richard Nixon in the newly-recreated NC State Regiment (State Troops). Hobkirk's Hill (SC).
Nelson, George 6th NC Regiment 1776 1782 5/15/1776, a Private under Capt. Arthur Council for 12 months.  1777, re-enlisted under Capt. Matthew Ramsey (9th NC Regiment) for the duration of the war.  Enlisted first time at Hillsborough, NC.  R21891. Stono Ferry (SC).
Nelson, Giles 5th NC Regiment 1776 1782 A Private under Capt. John Enloe for 2-1/2 years.  Under other officers in other regiments, not noted which.  Discharged on 1/17/1782.  From Pitt County, NC.  S7263.
Nelson, Hanse Mecklenburg County Regiment 1776 1781 1776, a Private under Capt. James Osborn, attached to Col. Francis Locke (Rowan County Regiment). Lived in Rowan County. 1779, a Private under Capt. Jacob Nichols and Col. Francis Locke. 1780, a Private under Col. Benjamin Cleveland (Wilkes County Regiment), Captain not named. 1781, a Private under Capt. Godfrey Isbell and Col. Elijah Isaacs (Wilkes County Regiment). Cherokee Expedition 1776, Kings Mountain (SC).
Nelson, Jesse 10th NC Regiment 1777 5/12/1777, a Private under Capt. Abraham Sheppard, Jr.  9/9/1778, a known Private under Capt. Robert Fenner (2nd NC Regiment).  3/12/1779, re-enlisted under Capt. Robert Fenner.
Nelson, John 2nd NC Regiment of Militia 1780 6/2/1780, a known Private under Capt. Augustin Spain and Col. Benjamin Exum. From Pitt County.
Nelson, John Mecklenburg County Regiment 1776 1782 1776, a Private under Capt. James Osborn, attached to Col. Francis Locke (Rowan County Regiment). Lived in Rowan County. 1778, a Private under Capt. Jacob Nichols and Col. Francis Locke. 1781, a Private under a Capt. Morgan and Maj./Col. Joel Lewis in the newly-recreated NC State Regiment (State Troops) for one year. Born in 1757 in Loudoun County, VA.  Cherokee Expedition 1776.
Nelson, Moses Rowan County Regiment 1778 1778 1778, a Private under Capt. John Holder and Col. Francis Locke. 1778, went to Boonesboro, KY, joined there. Born on 1/10/1758 in Lancaster County, PA.
Nelson, Moses Rowan County Regiment 1780 1780, a Private under a Capt. Johnson, then under Capt. James Byers (Mecklenburg County Regiment), both under Col. Francis Locke.
Nelson, Robert 4th NC Regiment 1776 1779 5/2/1776, a Private under Capt. John Nelson for three years.  6/1/1778, a Wagoner under Capt. Griffith John McRee (1st NC Regiment).  Discharged on 5/1/1779.
Nelson, Samuel Hillsborough District Minutemen 1776 1778 1776, a Private under Capt. John Williams and Col. James Thackston. Lived in Orange County. 1778, an Ensign. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Nelson, William 5th NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. John Enloe.  Died on 8/15/1778.
Nelson, William Surry County Regiment 1779 1779 1779, a Private under Capt. John Cox and Col. Joseph Williams. 1779, also a Private under Capt. Joseph Cloud and Col. Martin Armstrong. Born in 1747 in Prince Edward County, VA.
Nester, Frederick Lincoln County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. James Johnson and Col. William Graham. Lived in Rutherford County. 1780, also a Private under a Capt. Jenkins and Col. Andrew Hampton. 1781, a Private under Capt. John Bickerstaff, then under Capt. John Connelly, both under Col. Charles McDowell (Burke County Regiment). 1781, a Wagoner under Capt. Mordecai Clark and Col. Francois DeMalmedy in the NC Light Dragoons. At the end of the battle of Eutaw Springs (SC), he hauled the wounded from the battlefield to the hospital. Born on 4/24/1739 in Germany.
Nettles, Jesse 1st NC Regiment 1781 1781 7/9/1781, a Private under Capt. William Lytle.  Dropped from the rolls sometime during 1781.
Nettles, Shadrack 1st NC Regiment 1781 1782 7/9/1781, a Private under Capt. William Lytle.  Discharged on 6/26/1782.
Nettles, Shadrack Tryon County Regiment 1777 Oct. 21 - Dec. 30, 1777, a Private under Capt. Robert Porter and Col. William Graham. Very likely the same man as directly above (different sources).
Neville, George 4th NC Regiment 1782 1783 2/27/1782, a Private under Capt. William Lytle.  Deserted on 3/16/1783 (?). On the official rolls as George Nevill.
Neville, Jesse Tryon County Regiment 1776 1781 1776, a Private under Capt. George Paris and Col. William Graham. 1777, in SC unit. 1778, a Private under Capt. Robert Porter, then Capt. John Carruthe, both under Col. William Graham. 1779, in SC unit. 1779, in Rutherford County. 1780, a Private under Capt. James Miller, attached to Col. John Sevier (Washington County Regiment). 1781, a Private under Capt. Lewis Musick and Lt. Col. James Miller. Born on 7/5/1759 in Fauquier County, VA. Kings Mountain (SC).
Neville, Jesse Tryon County Regiment 1777 Oct. 21 - Dec. 30, 1777, a Private under Capt. Robert Porter and Col. William Graham. Most likley the same man as directly above (different sources). aka Jesse Neval.
Neville, Yelvaton Rutherford County Regiment 1779 1783 1779, a Private under Capt. John Earle and Col. Andrew Hampton. 1782, a Private under Capt. William Neville and Lt. Col. James Miller. 1783, a Private under Capt. John Lewis and Lt. Col. James Miller. Born on 12/25/1763 in Fauquier County, VA.
Nevy, Frederick 4th NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. William Temple Coles.  Dropped from the rolls in Jan. 1778.
New, John Duplin County Regiment A Private, unit and dates unknown. Ten pay vouchers.
New, William Franklin County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. Harrison Macon, attached to Lt. Col. Henry "Hal" Dixon (a Continental officer). 1781, a Private under Lt. Robert Hight, attached to Lt. Col. William Thomas Linton (Nash County Regiment). Born on 11/21/1761. Camden (SC).
New, William Volunteer Independent Rangers 1776 1781 1776, a Private under Capt. Tract William Jones and Col. John Ashe. Too late for the battle of Moore's Creek Bridge. Lived in New Hanover County. 1776, also a Private under Capt. James Williams (4th NC Regiment) for 18 months. Discharged 11/9/1777. 1781, a Private under Capt. John Bluford and Lt. Col. Thomas Bloodworth (New Hanover County Regiment). S7267. Germantown (PA).
Newark, Nicholas 2nd NC Regiment 1781 11/1/1781, a Private under Capt. Benjamin Andrew Coleman.
Newbern, Thomas 4th NC Regiment 1776 1778 4/22/1776, a Private under Capt. Micajah Lewis for 2-1/2 years.  A Private in Oct. 1777.  9/8/1778, a known Private in the Colonel's Company (Col. Thomas Clark) (1st NC Regiment) led by Capt. John Gambier Scull.  Discharged on 11/10/1778.  aka Thomas Newburn.
Newby, Francis 3rd NC Regiment 1781 1782 Spring/Summer 1781, a Private under Capt. Edward Yarborough for 12 months.  Discharged on 2/25/1782.  Wounded at the battle of Eutaw Springs, SC.  Enlisted in Franklin County, NC. Eutaw Springs (SC).
Newby, Matthew 5th NC Regiment 1779 Jan. 1779, a Private under Capt. Philip Taylor.
Newby, Matthew Dobbs County Regiment 1781 Feb. 1781, a known Private under Capt. Nathan Lassiter and Col. James Darnell. Possibly the same man as directly above (different sources).
Newell, John 3rd NC Regiment 1778 7/20/1778, a Private under Lt./Capt. George "Gee" Bradley for nine months.
Newell, John Dobbs County Regiment 1778 5/19/1778, received a bounty for Militia service under Caswell. Most likely the same man as directly above (different sources).
Newell, Nathan 10th NC Regiment 1777 1778 8/19/1777, a Private under Capt. Abraham Sheppard, Jr.  Dropped from the rolls in Jan. 1778.
Newham, Francis 5th NC Regiment 1779 1779 7/1/1779, a Private under Capt. Joseph Montford.  Deserted on 10/22/1779.
Newham, Francis 4th NC Regiment 1782 1783 A Private under Capt. Thomas Evans.  Deserted on 4/20/1783 (?).
Newkirk, Abraham 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private, unit unknown. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Newman, Edward 1st NC Regiment 1782 2/4/1782, a Private under Capt. James Mills.  2/6/1782, this unit was transferred to the 4th NC Regiment.  aka Edward Newsom.
Newman, Joseph 2nd NC Regiment 1782 2/9/1782, a Private under Capt. Benjamin Andrew Coleman.
Newman, Nathaniel Orange County Regiment 1776 8/22/1776, a known Private under Capt. William Williams, attached to Col. Ambrose Ramey (Chatham County Regiment). Started on the Cherokee Expedition, forced to turn back due to the lack of wagons and pack horses.
Newman, Reuben 6th NC Regiment 1776 1778 5/1/1776, a Private under Capt. William Glover, then Capt. Benjamin Pike until he died in 1777.  9/8/1778, a known Private under Capt. James Read (1st NC Regiment).  Discharged on 11/10/1778 at Paramus, NJ.  From Granville County, NC.  W10812. Monmouth (NJ).
Newman, Thomas Montgomery County Regiment 1779 1779, a Private under Capt. James Crump and Lt. Col. Drury Ledbetter.
Newman, William Duplin County Regiment A Private, unit and dates unknown. Two pay vouchers. Born c. 1720.
Newport, James 4th NC Regiment 1777 1777 A Private under Capt. John Nelson.  Deserted on 9/16/1777.
Newsom, Boothe 3rd NC Regiment 1778 7/20/1778, a Private in the Lt. Colonel's Company (Lt. Col. William Lee Davidson) led by Lt./Capt. George "Gee" Bradley for nine months.  4/23/1779, a known Private in the Lt. Colonel's Company (Lt. Col. William Lee Davidson) led by Capt. George "Gee" Bradley.
Newsom, Natheldred 3rd NC Regiment 1779 6/24/1779, a Private under Capt. Michael Quinn.  From Dobbs County, NC.  aka Nathelrid Newsom, Etheldred Newsom.
Newsom, Randall 1st NC Regiment of Militia 1780 6/2/1780, a Drum Major under Capt. William Brinkley and then Capt. John Pitts, both under Col. Samuel Jarvis. From Halifax County. aka Randol Newsom. Possibly the same man as directly below (different sources).
Newsom, Randolph 5th NC Regiment 1777 1779 A Musician under Capt. William Caswell.  Dropped from the rolls in Jan. 1778.  Jan. 1779, a Musician under Capt. Philip Taylor.  A resident of Sussex County, VA, while visiting, he enlisted at Wilmington, NC.  aka Randle Newson.  S14019. Brandywine Creek (PA), Germantown (PA), Stono Ferry (SC).
Newsom, Robert 3rd NC Regiment 1779 5/31/1779, a Private under Capt. Michael Quinn.
Newsom, Thomas 1st NC Regiment 1781 1782 4/12/1781, a Private under Capt. Alexander Brevard.  Discharged on 3/12/1782 (3rd NC Regiment).  aka Thomas Nusum.
Newsome, Aaron 3rd NC Regiment 1778 1778 7/20/1778, a Private under Lt./Capt. George "Gee" Bradley for nine months.  Died on 10/30/1778. aka Aaron Newsom.
Newsome, Aaron Dobbs County Regiment 1780 5/19/1778, received a bounty for Militia service under Caswell. Most likely the same man as directly abovce (different sources). aka Aaron Nusom.
Newsome, Thomas Dobbs County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. John Sheppard and Col. Abraham Sheppard. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Newson, Hardy Surry County Regiment 1776 1779 1776, a Private under Capt. Henry Smith and Col. Joseph Williams. 1778-1779, a Private under Capt. Henry Smith and Col. Joseph Williams. Died of Fever at the battle of Briar Creek, GA. Cherokee Expedition 1776, French Broad River, Briar Creek (GA).
Newton, Abraham Duplin County Regiment 1779 1781 1779, a Private under Capt. Isham Sheffield, attached to Col. John Spicer (Onslow County Regiment). 1781, a Private under Capt. Shadrack Stallings, then under Capt. Frederick Wells, then under Capt. Aaron Williams, all under Col. James Kenan.
Newton, Benjamin Granville County Regiment 1778 1781 1778, a Private under Capt. Micajah Bullock, attached to Lt. Col. Israel Folsome (Caswell County Regiment). Lived in Caswell County. 1780, a Private under Capt. John Douglas, attached to Col. James Williams (SC). 1781, a Private, unit unknown. Born in 1752 in Caroline County, VA. Kings Mountain (SC), Cowpens (SC).
Newton, Benjamin NC State Cavalry-Western District 1780 1781 Was a Lieutenant and an Ensign. Fall of 1780, a Private under Capt. John Clark and Col. William Richardson Davie in the newly-created NC State Cavalry-Western District. Lived in Lincoln County. 1781, a Lieutenant, then a Captain. Polk's Mill.
Newton, Edward 3rd NC Regiment 1782 1783 A Private under Capt. Alexander Brevard.  Died on 6/25/1783.
Newton, Edward 4th NC Regiment 1782 2/7/1782, a Private under Capt. James Mills then Capt. Robert Raiford.  From New Hanover County, NC.  R20410.
Newton, George 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private, unit unknown. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Newton, Jesse 2nd NC Regiment 1778 7/20/1778, a Private under Maj. Reading Blount for nine months.
Newton, John Dobbs County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. Joseph Sessions and Col. Abraham Sheppard. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Newton, Joseph 4th NC Regiment 1782 2/7/1782, a Private under Capt. James Mills.
Newton, Joseph Randolph County Regiment 1781 1782 1781, a Private under Capt. John Hill, attached to Lt. Col. Thomas Farmer (Orange County Regiment). 1781, also a Private under Capt. John Hill and Lt. Col. James Dougan. 1782, in GA unit. Born in 1763 in NC. Cowan's Ford, Tarrant's Tavern, Guilford Court House.
Newton, Levy 2nd NC Regiment 1781 1782 5/15/1781, a Private under Capt. Tilghman Dixon. Discharged on 5/21/1782 (1st NC Regiment). Received clothing on 5/24/1782. From Caswell County. aka Levi Newton.
Newton, Robert Mecklenburg County Regiment 1775 1781 1775, a Private under Capt. James Houston and Col. Thomas Polk. 1776, a Private under Capt. William Huggins and Col. Adam Alexander. 1780, a Private under Capt. George Reed and Col. Robert Irwin. 1781, a Private under Capt. John Foster and Col. Robert Irwin. BOrn on 1/10/1747 in Bucks County, PA. Great Cane Brake (SC), Snow Campaign (SC), Cherokee Expedition 1776, Hanging Rock (SC).
Newton, William Lincoln County Regiment 1780 1781 1780-1781, a Private, unit(s) unknown. Ramseur's Mill, Kings Mountain (SC), Cowpens (SC).
Niblick, George NC State Legion 1781 Fall of 1781, a Private under Capt. David Ramsey and Col. Robert Smith in the newly-created NC State Legion, and in the Wilmington Expedition, no named engagements. From Rowan County.
Nicholas, George 2nd NC Regiment 1777 1779 A Private under Capt. John Armstrong.  Deserted on 3/1/1778.  Rejoined in May 1778 under Capt. Robert Fenner.  Deserted again on 3/17/1779.  aka George Nichols.
Nicholas, James 2nd NC Regiment 1776 4/15/1776, a Private, unit unknown.  9/9/1778, a known Private in the Colonel's Company (Col. John Patten) led by Capt. John Craddock.
Nicholas, John 1st NC Regiment 1777 3/17/1777, a Private under Capt. Thomas Hogg.
Nicholas, John 2nd NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. Clement Hall.  Dropped from the rolls in Jan. 1778.
Nicholas, John 4th NC Regiment 1782 2/6/1782, a Private under Capt. James Mills.
Nicholas, Samuel 2nd NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. James Gee.  Dropped from the rolls in Jan. 1778.
Nicholas, William 1st NC Regiment 1781 1782 A Private under Capt. Anthony Sharpe.  Discharged on 5/23/1782 (4th NC Regiment).
Nicholas, William 10th NC Regiment 1777 11/4/1777, a Private under Capt. Isaac Moore.  POW at Ft. Lafayette, NY on 6/1/1779. Ft. Lafayette (NY).
Nichols, Henry 1st NC Regiment 1781 1782 4/15/1781, a Private under Capt. Robert Raiford.  Discharged on 4/15/1782 (2nd NC Regiment).
Nichols, James 5th NC Regiment 1776 1778 4/15/1776, a Private under Capt. Simon Alderson for 2-1/2 years.  Discharged on 10/30/1778.
Nichols, James Pitt County Regiment 1780 Aug.-Nov. 1780, a known Private under Capt. John Hodges, attached to Col. Benjamin Seawell (Franklin County Regiment). Marched towards the battle of Camden, SC, too late, turned around.
Nichols, Joel 2nd NC Regiment of Militia 1780 6/2/1780, a Private under Capt. Augustin Spain and Col. Benjamin Exum. From Pitt County.
Nichols, Joel 2nd NC Regiment of Militia 1780 1780, a Private under Capt. Nathaniel Moore and Col. Benjamin Exum. From Pitt County. Very likely the same man as directly above (different sources). Little Lynches Creek (SC), Camden (SC).
Nichols, John 7th NC Regiment 1776 3/11/1776, a Private under Capt. John McGlaughan.
Nichols, John 2nd Rowan County Regiment 1776 1781 1776, a Private under Capt. Reuben White and Lt. Col. Christopher Beekman. Too late for the battle of Moore's Creek Bridge. 1777, in Burke County. 1779, a Private under Capt. Joseph White, attached to Col. Francois DeMalmedy (NC Light Dragoons). 1781, a Private under Capt. Joseph White and Col. Charles McDowell. Born in 1752 in MD. Stono Ferry (SC).
Nichols, John Orange County Regiment 1780 A Private under Capt. McGlaughon (?). POW at battle of Camden, SC. Paroled soon because Lt. Gen. Charles, Lord Cornwallis knew him previously in England. Camden (SC).
Nichols, Joseph 3rd NC Regiment 1781 1782 A Private under Capt. Clement Hall.  Discharged on 8/1/1782 (2nd NC Regiment). 
Nichols, Joshua Rowan County Regiment 1779 1780 1779, a Private under Capt. Jacob Nichols (his father) and Col. Francis Locke. 1780, a Private under Capt. William Alexander and Lt. Col. William Polk (Mecklenburg County Regiment). Sep. 1780, a Private under Capt. David Ramsey and Col. William Richardson Davie in the newly-created NC State Cavalry-Western District. 1780, also a Captain. 1781, in SC unit. Born on 7/10/1758 in Rowan County, NC. Briar Creek (GA), Wahab's Plantation (SC).
Nichols, Julius NC Light Dragoons 1776 1781 1776, a Private under Capt. James Jones in the NC Light Dragoons (State Troops) for six months. Lived in Wake County. 1778-1779, a Private under Capt. John Lopp (Rowan County Regiment), attached to Lt. Col. Archibald Lytle (a Continental officer). 1780, a Private under Capt. Richard Christmas and Col. Hugh Tinnen (Orange County Regiment). POW at the Fall of Charleston, SC, paroled. 1780, also a Private under Capt. Baxter King and Col. Hugh Tinnen (Orange County Regiment). 1781, a Private under Capt. Lewis Fletcher (or Lewis Bledsoe) and Col. John Hinton, Jr. His brothers, Thomas and William, also served in the war. Born in March of 1757 in Granville County, NC. Briar Creek (GA), Siege of Charleston 1780 (SC).
Nichols, Julius Jr. DQMG 1780 A Wagoner under Col. Nicholas Long (Deputy QM General).
Nichols, Richard Orange County Regiment 1776 8/22/1776, a known Private under Capt. William Williams, attached to Col. Ambrose Ramey (Chatham County Regiment). Started on the Cherokee Expedition, forced to turn back due to the lack of wagons and pack horses.
Nichols, William 4th NC Regiment 1782 8/1/1782, a Private under Capt. Joseph T. Rhodes for 18 months.  Enlisted while living in Anson County, NC.  R7654.
Nichols, William 10th NC Regiment 1777 1783 11/4/1777, a Private under Capt. Isaac Moore.  9/9/1778, a known Private in the Lt. Colonel's Company (Lt. Col. Selby Harney - 2nd Regiment).  POW at Ft. Lafayette, NY on 6/1/1779.  Ft. Lafayette (NY).
Nichols, William Montgomery County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. Ebenezer Riggins and Col. William Lofton. 1780, also a Private under Capt. John Cox and Col. Philip Alston (Cumberland County Regiment). 1781, a Private, unit unknown. 1781, also a Private under Capt. Joseph Parsons, attached to Col. Thomas Wade (Anson County Regiment). Lindley's Mill, Beatti's Bridge.
Nichols, Willoughby Pasquotank County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. Henry Farbush and Col. Thomas Boyd. 1781, a Private under Capt. Rufus Williams, attached to Col. Peter Dauge (Camden County Regiment). 1781, also a Private under Capt. Peter Dauge, Jr. and Col. Peter Dauge (Camden County Regiment).
Nicholson, Boling Edgecombe County Regiment 1781 1781, a Private under Capt. Thomas Barrow, attached to Col. Benjamin Seawell (Franklin County Regiment). Another tour, officers not named. Born in 1759 near Williamsburg, VA.
Nicholson, Isaac 4th NC Regiment 1777 1779 1777, a Private under Capt. Joseph Phillips.  9/8/1778, a known Private under Capt. James Read (1st NC Regiment).  Deserted on 6/24/1779.
Nicholson, James 1st NC Regiment 1781 1782 A Private under Capt. Robert Raiford for 15 months.  From Surry County, what is now Stokes County.  Enlisted in Duplin County.  His father, Isaac Nicholson, was a Commissary.  S8918.
Nicholson, John 1st NC Regiment 1777 7/20/1777, a Private under Capt. Thomas Hogg for nine months.
Nicholson, John Warren County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. John White and Maj. Agrippa Nichols. 1780, also a Private under Capt. George Nasworthy and Col. Thomas Eaton. 1781, a Private under Capt. Howard Flewellen and Col. Thomas Hunter (Nash County Regiment). 1781, also a Private under Capt. William Cox and Col. John Sevier (Washington County Regiment). Born in 1763 in Granville (what became Bute) County, NC. Camden (SC).
Nickens, Malachi 2nd NC Regiment 1781 1782 5/19/1781, a Private under Capt. Benjamin Carter.  Discharged on 5/19/1782.  Enlisted in Hertford County, NC.  S41925. Siege of Ninety-Six (SC), Eutaw Springs (SC).
Night, Absalom 5th NC Regiment 1779 1779 6/23/1779, a Private under Maj. Reading Blount.  Deserted in Oct. 1779.
Night, George 1st NC Regiment of Militia 1780 6/2/1780, a Private under Capt. William Brinkley and then Capt. John Pitts, both under Col. Samuel Jarvis. Lived in Halifax County. Probably George Knight.
Night, Jesse 3rd NC Regiment 1777 5/24/1777, a Private under Lt./Capt. Joseph Montford.
Nikins, Edward 3rd NC Regiment 1779 Jan. 1779, a Private in the Lt. Colonel's Company (Lt. Col. William Lee Davidson) led by Capt. George "Gee" Bradley.
Nisco, Nicholas 1st NC Regiment 1781 1782 A Private under Capt. William Armstrong.  Discharged on 4/25/1782 (3rd NC Regiment).
Nixon, John 1st NC Regiment 1779 1779 5/13/1778, a Corporal under Capt. Isaac Moore for three years.  9/8/1778, a known Corporal under Capt. John Sumner (1st NC Regiment).  A Private in March 1779.  Deserted on 4/20/1779.
Nixon, John Cumberland County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. Arthur Council. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Nobles, Benjamin 1st NC Regiment 1781 1782 5/15/1781, a Private under Lt./Capt. Benjamin Bailey.  Discharged on 5/15/1782 (3rd NC Regiment).
Nobles, Drury 1st NC Regiment 1781 1782 4/15/1781, a Private under Capt. Anthony Sharpe.  Discharged on 4/15/1782 (4th NC Regiment).
Nobles, Ezekiel 1st NC Regiment 1781 A Private under Capt. William Walton.
Nobles, Hezekiah 5th NC Regiment 1776 1778 5/5/1776, a Musician under Capt. John Pugh Williams.  A Private in Sep. 1777.  Discharged in Oct. 1778.  W6844.
Nobles, Isaac Pitt County Regiment 1779 1779, a known Private under Capt. William Burney and Col. John Simpson.
Nobles, James 3rd NC Regiment 1778 7/20/1778, a Private under Capt. Francis Child for nine months.
Nobles, John Pitt County Regiment 1781 1783 1781, a Private under Capt. John Godley and Col. James Gorham. 1781, also a Private under Capt. Jacob Shute and Col. John Simpson. Aug. 1782, a Private under Capt. Thomas Evans (4th NC Regiment), then Capt. Benjamin Coleman for 12 months. Born on 10/18/1762. S8922.
Nobles, Philemon Dobbs County Regiment 1780 5/26/1780, a known Private under Capt. Samuel Loftin and Col. James Glasgow.
Noland, Jesse Rowan County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. John Johnston, then under Capt. John Locke, both under Col. Francis Locke. Fall of 1781, a Private under Capt. Gabriel Enochs and Col. Robert Smith in the newly-created NC State Legion, and in the Wilmington Expedition, no named engagements. Brother of Capt. John Noland.
Noland, Ledstone Rowan County Regiment 1776 1781 1776, a Private under Capt. John Johnston and Col. Francis Locke. 1781, a Private under Capt. James Craig and Col. Francis Locke. Fall of 1781, a Private under Capt. Gabriel Enochs and Col. Robert Smith in the newly-created NC State Legion, and in the Wilmington Expedition, no named engagements. Born in 1750 in Charles County, MD. Cherokee Expedition 1776.
Nolley, Dixon 8th NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. John Walsh.  Died on 1/10/1778.
Nookes, Asahel 2nd NC Regiment 1782 1783 A Private under Capt. Benjamin Carter.  Deserted on 6/3/1783 (?).
Nooning, William 4th NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. Micajah Lewis.  Died on 6/2/1778.
Norkett, William 6th NC Regiment 1777 1777 A Private under Capt. Griffith John McRee.  Deserted on 11/1/1777.  aka William Norkell.
Norman, Thomas 10th NC Regiment 1777 6/17/1777, a Private under Capt. Isaac Moore for three years.  9/8/1778, a known Private in the Lt. Colonel's Company (Lt. Col. Robert Mebane) (1st NC Regiment) led by Capt. Joshua Bowman - sick on that date at the Flying Hospital.
Norris, Abner Guilford County Regiment 1780 1781 First in VA unit. 1780, a Private under Capt. John McAdow and Col. John Peasley. 1781, a Private, Captain not named. Born on 1/12/1758 in Lunenburg County, VA.
Norris, Jacob Washington County Regiment 1780 10/7/1780, a known Private under Col. John Sevier, Captain not known. Kings Mountain (SC).
Norris, James Rowan County Regiment 1780 8/9/1780, a known Private under Capt. Samuel Reid and Col. Francis Locke. Little Lynches Creek (SC), Camden (SC).
Norris, John Wake County Regiment A Private, unit and dates unknown.
Norris, John Wilkes County Regiment 1780 1780 1780, a Private under Capt. Joel Lewis and Col. Elijah Isaacs. POW at the battle of Camden, SC, escaped. 1780, also a Private under Capt. William Lenoir and Col. Benjamin Cleveland. Born on 10/20/1750 in Lunenburg County, VA. Colson's Mill, Camden (SC), Kings Mountain (SC).
Norris, Nahor Johnston County Regiment 1781 1782 1781, a Private under Capt. Hardy Bryan and Col. William Bryan. Also served in 1782. Guilford Court House.
Norris, Richard Washington County Regiment 1780 1781 1780-1781, a Private under Capt. Joseph Guess and Col. John Sevier. Lived in Wilkes County. Born in February of 1760 in Harford County, MD.
Norris, Thomas 7th NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. Joseph Walker.  Deserted on 7/28/1778.
Norris, William Guilford County Regiment 1779 1779, a Private under Capt. John Conner. Stono Ferry (SC).
Norris, William Rowan County Regiment 1779 1782 1779, a Private under Capt. William Goodman, attached to Col. Francois DeMalmedy (NC Light Dragoons). 1780-1781, a Private under Capt. Samuel Reid and Col. Francis Locke. Mid-1781, a Lieutenant. 1782, a Private under Capt. John Graham and Col. Francis Locke. Born on 3/31/1757 in Johnston County, NC. Briar Creek (GA), Stono Ferry (SC).
North, James 3rd NC Regiment 1779 1779 6/20/1779, a Private under Capt. Kedar Ballard.  Dropped from the rolls in Oct. 1779.
Northern, Solomon 1st NC Regiment 1781 1782 4/28/1781, a Private under Capt. Alexander Brevard.  Discharged on 4/8/1782 (3rd NC Regiment).  aka Solomon Nothern.  S38965.
Northgroves, William 7th NC Regiment 1777 1777 1/19/1777, a Private under Capt. John Poynter.  Deserted on 5/9/1777.
Norton, Isham Northampton County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. John Peterson and Col. Jeptha Eatherton. 1781, a Private under Capt. David Short and Col. Jeptha Eatherton. 1781, also a Private under Capt. Jesse Dupree (Halifax County Regiment), attached to Lt. Col. William Thomas Linton (Nash County Regiment). Halifax.
Norton, Isom 2nd NC Regiment of Militia 1780 6/2/1780, a known Private under Capt. Augustin Spain and Col. Benjamin Exum. From Pitt County.
Norton, Jacob 1st NC Regiment 1777 A Private under Capt. Joshua Bowman.
Norton, Jacob 1st NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Musician under Capt. Thomas Hogg.  A Private in June 1778.  Died on 7/28/1778.
Norton, William 1st NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Musician under Capt. Joshua Bowman.  A Private in Feb. 1778.  9/8/1778, a known Private under Capt. Griffith John McRee - sick on that date at Valley Forge.  Died in Sep. 1778.
Norton, William 3rd NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. Pinketham Eaton.  Died in Jan. 1778.
Norton, William 2nd NC Regiment of Militia 1780 6/2/1780, a known Private under Capt. Augustin Spain and Col. Benjamin Exum. From Pitt County.
Norvel, Enos 3rd NC Regiment 1778 7/20/1778, a Private under Capt. Kedar Ballard for nine months.
Norwood, George Franklin County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. James Richards and Col. Benjamin Seawell. Marched towards the battle of Camden, SC; at Cheraw Hills learned of Gates's Defeat, went to Charlotte then to Salisbury. Feb. 1781, a Private under Capt. Joel Parish, attached to Col. Herbert Haynes (Warren County Regiment). Guilford Court House.
Norwood, John 3rd NC Regiment 1778 1779 7/20/1778, a Private in the Lt. Colonel's Company (Lt. Col. William Lee Davidson) led by Lt./Capt. George "Gee" Bradley for nine months.  4/23/1779, a known Private in the Lt. Colonel's Company (Lt. Col. William Lee Davidson) led by Capt. George "Gee" Bradley.  Discharged at Halifax, NC in July of 1779.  From Northampton County, NC.  W4300.
Norwood, William 8th NC Regiment 1777 1778 7/20/1777, a Private under Lt./Capt. Michael Quinn.  Dropped from the rolls on 10/24/1778 (3rd NC Regiment).
Nosworthy, Samuel 7th NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. John Macon.  Dropped from the rolls in Jan. 1778.  Probably the same man as Samuel Nasworthy above.
Nousman, John Duplin County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. Alexander Outlaw and Col. James Kenan. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Nowell, Josiah 2nd NC Regiment 1782 1783 Jan. 1782, a Private under Capt. Benjamin Carter, then Capt. Clement Hall.  Discharged on 1/6/1783 in Wilmington, NC.  Enlisted in Bertie County, NC.  S38971.
Nowlin, Henry Granville County Regiment 1778 5/25/1778, a known Private under Capt. Ralph Williams and Lt. Col. Archibald Lytle (a Continental officer) in the New Levies for nine months.
Nube, Francis 3rd NC Regiment 1781 1782 A Private under Capt. Edward Yarborough.  Discharged on 2/25/1782.
Nunn, William Hillsborough District Minutemen 1776 1778 1776, a Private under Capt. Hugh Tinnen and Col. James Thackston. Lived in Orange County. 1778, a Captain.
Nunnery, Amos 1st Battalion of Volunteers 1776 1783 Nov. 1776, a Private under Capt. Gresham Coffield and Col. Abraham Sheppard in the newly-created 1st Battalion of Volunteers. Unit disbanded on 4/10/1777. Lived in Edgecombe County. 1778-1779, a Private under Capt. Edward Hall and Col. Jonas Johnston. Sick during the battle of Stono Ferry, SC. 1780, a Private under Capt. Henry Scarborough and Lt. Col. Henry Hart. 1782, a Private under Capt. John DeCoin and Col. Joseph J. Clinch. 1783, a Private under Capt. Randall Bass and Col. Exum Lewis. Born on 1/17/1762 in Edgecombe County, NC. Rugeley's Mill #2 (SC).
Nunnery, Anderson Guilford County Regiment 1781 1781, a Private under Capt. Samuel Sharp and Lt. Col. John Humphreys. Lived in Wake County. Most likely the same man as directly below (different sources). aka Anderson Nunery. Eutaw Springs (SC).
Nunnery, Anderson 4th NC Regiment 1782 Jan. 1782, a Private under Maj. George Dougherty.  aka Anderson Nonnery.
Nunnery, Henry 3rd NC Regiment 1776 1778 5/5/1776, a Private under Capt. Thomas Granbury.  Discharged in Oct. 1778.
Nutt, Isaac Wake County Regiment 1780 1781 1780-1781, a Private, unit unknown. Killed at the battle of Cowpens, SC. Cowpens (SC).


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