The American Revolution in North Carolina

March 10, 1775

September 15, 1775

October 25, 1775

November 28, 1775

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February 27, 1776

May 15, 1776

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November 30, 1776

December 31, 1776

February 15, 1777

May 1, 1777

August 1, 1777

October 15, 1777

December 20, 1777

May 10, 1778

February 15, 1779

June 1, 1779

December 31, 1779

May 12, 1780

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September 10, 1780

February 15, 1781

August 10, 1781

April 24, 1782

June 15, 1782

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As mentioned in the previous slide, the NC Continental Line was in near-total disarray during the summer of 1778. The Continental Congress officially demanded that the ten regiments be consolidated into four regiments, effective June 1st. During July and August, Col. James Hogun resurrected the 7th NC Regiment at home. A fourth company of NC Light Dragoons was established in June. By the end of August they were in Philadelphia, PA - soon to be on their way to West Point, NY to join General George Washington. By now, the NC Continental Line was commanded by Major General Baron DeKalb in the northern theater.

Also as mentioned in the previous slide, the short-lived French Refugees Regiment (State Troops) was disbanded in August because Col. DePlacer could never assemble enough men to make it worthwhile.

1778 was almost as quiet as 1777 within North Carolina. There were a couple of very minor incidents with Loyalists in the Salisbury District, and a couple of Loyalist privateer raids along the coast. But, there were no pitched battles or even anything considered as a skirmish anywhere else.



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