The American Revolution in North Carolina

Capt. Reading Blount*

Known Regiment(s) Associated With:

Known Year(s) as a Captain:

New Bern District Minutemen
5th NC Regiment

1775-1776
1776-1778

Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

John Allen
Walter Allen
Benjamin A. Coleman
William Ewell
Nehemiah Long

Walter Allen
Thomas Blount
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Joshua Harrison
Isaac Litten
Charles Morgan
Thomas Roberts
Jacob Robertson

Shubal Clagburn
James Griffin
James Moore
George Wilcox
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Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

Levin Argoe

Arthur Arnold

Benjamin Atkins

Samuel Beasley

John Blanchett

Richard Bond

Samuel Bradley

Mason Broom 

Thomas Brown

William Bryant

David Burnett

Dempsey Capps

Shubal Clagburn

Benjamin Cummings

Roger Draper

Abraham Fowler 

William Hardee

Joshua Harrison

Thomas Harrison

Moses Hissett 

Reason Holland

Shadrack Holmes

Ezekiel Hudson

Hardy Hughkins

William Jenkins

John Johnson

Morgan Knight

Amos Lewis 

Lewis Lodge

Frederick Moore

Jacob Moore

James Moore

Thomas Moore

Charles Morgan

George Moye

William Proctor

William Reasons

Benjamin Robertson

Jacob Robertson

Benjamin Robinson

John Russell

Major Russell

Isaac Shockley

Josiah Stringer 

Joseph Taylor

John Thomas

Sutton Truelock 

John Warner 

Date(s):

Known Battles / Skirmishes:

9/11/1777

Brandywine Creek (PA)

10/4/1777

Germantown (PA)

*Promoted to Major on 5/12/1778. On 6/1/1778, he was transferred to the 2nd NC Regiment and sent home to recruit new men. Feb. 1779, reassigned to the newly-reconstituted 5th NC Regiment under Col. Thomas Clark.

Maj. Reading Blount
Led the "Major's Company" of the 2nd NC Regiment from May 1778 Dec. 1778
This unit was probably considered to be "New Levies" since men only enlisted for nine months.
Led the "Major's Company" of the 5th NC Regiment from Feb. 1779 to Dec. 1779

Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

John Campbell
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John Hill
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Uriah Dunning
Shadrack Holmes
Daniel McBane
Constant Reddit
James Russell
William Russell
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John Beaver
James Doddriel
John Farmer
David Holloway
Daniel Hopkins
Constant Reddit
Joseph Sanders
Robert Tunk
Absalom Wilday

Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

Isaac Andrews

James Asbett

Nathan Bagley

William Bailey

William Baker

John Barber

James Blanchett

Lewis Boon

Jesse Brannon

Arthur Britt

James Brown

James Butler

William Butler

John Calvard

Abraham Carter

Malachi Chamberlain

Timothy Clanghorn

H. Clark

Nathaniel Cobb

Jesse Cole

John Collins

Robert Cook

Gabriel Cooley

Nathaniel Cooper

Richard Copland

Ephraim Coward

Zadock Coward

William Curby

Jacob Dedrick

William Dennis

William Denson

James Doddriel

John Dunham

Nicholas Dunn

Uriah Dunning

Charles Evans

James Faison

Peter Fanning

Henry Farmer

John Farmer

Jacob Gibson

Arthur Glisson

Anthony Godfrey

Robert Gregory

Jesse Hall

Nathan Hall

Richard Harp

John Hawthorn

Elisha Heal

Corbin Hickman

Hasell Hicks

Sal. Hide

Joseph Hill

William Hill

John Hoggard

Patrick Hoggard

John Honycutt

Joseph Hopkins

Thomas Hopkins

James Hubbard

Francis Hussar

Jesse Hutchins

David James

Jeremiah James

Thomas James

William Johnson

Hardy Jones

William Jones

Joab Kail

William Lane 

Joseph Lawrence

Abraham Lee

Lewis Leggett

Marshall Lewis

John Little

William Lomack

William Lovell

Abraham Low

Billing Lucas

William Martin

James Matthews

James McDaniel

Samuel McDonald

John McKean

Othmiel McPherson

William McPherson

Henry Miller

Mas. Minson

Jesse Mitchell

Thomas Mollet

Frederick Monto

Cuffee Moore

Moses Murphy

Solomon Murphy

William Myers

Jesse Newton

Absalom Night

Blake Ragly

John Richmond

Hardy Robinson 

John Robinson

William Ryan

Philip Scott

Richard Sherrard

Thomas Skinner

William Skinner

John Smith

William Smith

Thomas Sorrell

Solomon Spencer

Luke Stansberry

Benjamin Stone

James Stranges

James Sutton

Thomas Tart

Jesse Taylor

Eleazor Tharp

Amos Thomas

John Tinney

John Tomblin

Abraham Towel

Robert Tunk

William Turner

Nathaniel Van

Leonard Vandergrift

James Walker

William Walker

Walter Walters

Hardin Warner

William Watford

Isaac Wells

Amos Weston

Burrall White

George White

James White

Peter White

William White

Jacob Whorton

Edward Wiggins

Absalom Wilday

James Williams

John Williams

Edward Wilson

Jesse Wood

Joseph Wood

Thomas Wood

Micajah Wright

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Date(s):

Known Battles / Skirmishes:

3/3/1779 

Briar Creek (GA)

6/20/1779

Stono Ferry (SC)


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