The American Revolution in North Carolina

Capt. William Armstrong*

Known Regiment(s) Associated With:

Known Year(s) as a Captain:

1st NC Regiment
3rd NC Regiment


Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

 None Known

None Known

Matthew Harp
Francis Larko
Peter Williams

Alfred Andrews
Jacob Lane

Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

Robert Anderson

John Bable

William Bishop

Jacob Bletcher

Benjamin Bolton

William Boyce

Robert Cartwright

Thomas Cartwright

Benjamin Coats

William Crosby

William Curling

James Davidson

Abraham Dean

Jonathan Dollard

Axom Drake

Murin Evans

William Flowers

Daniel Fowler

David Galespy

Thomas Garland

Bedford Garris

Robert Gist

Israel Goods

Jesse Hanberry

Nathan Harper

Henry Harrison

John Haynes

Nicholas Helderman

William Hood

John Jones

Michael Kennedy

Lawrence Killebrew

Jacob Kytle

Allen Manley

Moses Mathis

Solomon Middleton

Daniel Mills

Maurice Moring

Nicholas Nisco

William Pafford

William Parks

Robert Perry

William Steelman

Robert Sterling

John Swink

Martin Trapp

Gray Tucker

David Turner

John Vickry

Stephen White

Micajah Whiteley

Micajah Whitley

John Wood





Known Battles / Skirmishes:


Monmouth (NJ)


Eutaw Springs (SC)
* Note - There were three known Captains in North Carolina named William Armstrong. This man was an Ensign, a Lieutenant, and a Captain in the 1st NC Regiment, then in the 3rd NC Regiment, both on the NC Continental Line. The second Captain was from Rowan County. The third Captain was from Tryon County, which later became Lincoln County in 1779.

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