The NC General Assembly again convened
in Hillsborough this year, from April 18th to May 17th. As one
of the few states whose population actually increased during
the long Revolutionary War, the General Assembly again deemed
it appropriate to establish two (2) new counties west of the
Blue Ridge Mountains. In May of 1783, they created Greene County
and Davidson County, and soon these new counties began to field
their own Regiments of Militia.
There were now 52 counties with 53 Regiments
of Militia formed into seven (7) Brigades of Militia across the
By now, all NC Continentals have been
furloughed, and were subject to possible recall. But, they were
never called back into active service.
On September 3rd, the final Treaty of
Paris was signed and the American Revolution was officially over.