The American Revolution in South Carolina

 The Privates, Horsemen, Fifers, Drummers, etc. - Last Names Beginning with "V"
Private First Unit Served In As a Private From To Notes Battles/Skirmishes at This Rank
Vaizneur, John L. 1779 1781 Served in Militia 1779-1781, unit(s) unknown.  
Valantine, William Colleton County Regiment 1775 Served under Capt. Andrew Cummins.  Later, a Lieutenant in SC 1st Regiment.
Vale, James 2nd Spartan Regiment Served under Col. Thomas Brandon, unit and dates unknown.
Vale, Nicholas 1782 1783 12 months in the Continental Line 1782-1783, unit unknown.
Valentine, John Served in Militia after the Fall of Charleston, unit and dates unknown.
Valentine, Nicholas 1st Spartan Regiment Served under Lt. Col./Col. Philemon Waters, unit and dates unknown.
Valk, Jacob Charles Town District Regiment 1778 Served under Capt. James Bentham.
Vance, William New Acquisition District Regiment 60 days under Capt. John Moffett, Col. William Bratton, dates unknown.
Vandiver, Edward Fairfield Regiment 1779 From Fairfield District.  3/7/1779, enlisted under Capt. Anderson Thomas, Capt. Aramana Liles, Capt. Ephraim Lisle, Capt. Thomas Parrott, Lt. Col. David Hopkins, Col. John Winn. Eutaw Springs.
Vane, Jeremiah Unit and dates unknown.  Court-martialed on 3/2/1780 for being AWOL, acquitted.
Vanlew, John Served in Militia.  Nothing more known.
Van Mayenhoff, John Roebuck's Battalion of Spartan Regiment 1782 1782 90 days under Capt. Peter Youngblood during 1782.
Vann, Edward Lower Ninety-Six District Regiment At age 16 years, served under Capt. John Ryan, Capt. Thomas Jones, Col. LeRoy Hammond, dates unknown.  Then, served under Capt. Cunningham, Capt. Henry Foster, Capt. Coffey.  Then, served under Capt. Thomas Jones again, and Capt. Thomas Key.
Vanvelzey, Edward SC 3rd Regiment of State Dragoons Served under Col. Hezekiah Maham, unit and dates unknown.
Vardel, "Unknown" Lower Ninety-Six District Regiment 1782 Served under Capt. Michael Watson.  Killed in battle at Dean's Swamp on 5/24/1782. Dean's Swamp.
Vardel, John Lower Ninety-Six District Regiment 1781 1782 183 days as a Horseman under Capt. Michael Watson from 12/15/1781 to June 1782.
Vardeman, James Served in Militia before and after the Fall of Charleston, unit and dates unknown.
Vareene, Charles 1779 1782 168 days in Militia 1779, 1780, and 1782, unit(s) unknown.
Vareene, William 1782 1782 Served in Militia during 1782, unit unknown.
Varnadore, Henry Orangeburgh District Regiment Drafted under Capt. Henry Guissentiver, Lt. Col. Charles Heatley, dates unknown.  Then, served under Capt. Jacob Wannamaker, dates unknown.  Then, served under Capt. Gideon Jennings, Lt. Col. Jacob Rumph, dates unknown. Eutaw Springs.
Varnadore, Matthew Continental Army 1778 From Orangeburgh District.  Sep. 1778, enlisted under Sgt. John Wilson, Ensign George Stuart, Lt. Blackstock, Capt. John White, Col. Mayes, Gen. Smith.  When Col. Mayes was killed, this unit was put under Maj. Oliver, Lt. Col. William Washington. Siege of Ninety-Six 1781, Eutaw Springs.
Varnardo, Leonard Upper Granville County Regiment Served under Capt. Jacob Buxton, Lt. Col. Benjamin Garden, Col. William Harden, dates unknown.
Vaughan, John Roebuck's Battalion of Spartan Regiment Served under Capt. George Nesbitt, Col. Benjamin Roebuck, dates unknown.
Vaughan, William Berkeley County Regiment 1780 From Craven County.  Oct. 1780, enlisted under Capt. John Malone, Capt. Joseph Hill, Col. Richard Richardson, Jr., Capt. George McCauley, Lt. Col. Peter Horry (Horry's Light Dragoons). Ft. Watson, Ft. Motte, Georgetown #7, St. James Goose Creek Church, Quinby's Bridge, Eutaw Springs.
Vaughn, Benjamin Roebuck's Battalion of Spartan Regiment Served under Col. Benjamin Roebuck after the Fall of Charleston, unit and dates unknown.
Vaughn, Christopher Fairfield Regiment 1780 1782 Served under Lt. Col. David Hopkins from 11/4/1780 to 6/24/1781 and from 8/13/1781 to 10/31/1782.  June 1782, served under Capt. Amos Davis.
Vaughn, David SC 2nd Regiment 1779 Served under Capt. Adrian Proveaux.
Vaughn, Isaac SC 3rd Regiment 1775 1779 Served under Capt. Charles Heatley.  Then, a Sergeant Major.
Vaughn, Joel 1st Spartan Regiment 1780 1781 10 months under Lt. Samuel Jackson, Capt. Philemon Waters, Col. John Thomas, Jr. during 1780-1781.  May have also served under Col. Charles Myddleton (SC 2nd Regiment of State Dragoons), unit unknown.
Vaughn, Joseph Roebuck's Battalion of Spartan Regiment Served under Col. Benjamin Roebuck after the Fall of Charleston, unit and dates unknown.  1781, wounded by Loyalists.
Vaughn, Noel 1782 1782 119 days in Militia during 1782, unit unknown.
Veach, Elijah 1st Spartan Regiment 1780 1781 Served under Capt. Philemon Waters, Col. Thomas Thomas, Jr. during 1780-1781.
Veach, Isaac SC 3rd Regiment 1779 Served under Capt. Uriah Goodwin.
Veal, James 2nd Spartan Regiment 1781 1782 1781, 5 days as a Footman.  1782, 95 days as a Horseman.  Served under Lt. Col. William Farr, Col. Thomas Brandon, unit(s) unknown.
Veal, John 1782 1782 From Cheraws District.  Served in Militia during 1782.  Unit unknown.  
Veale, James Carr 2nd Spartan Regiment 1780 From Chester District.  1780, enlisted under Capt. Aquilla Hollingsworth, Col. Thomas Brandon. Ft. Granby, Orangeburgh, Dorchester.
Veatch, Elias Camden District Regiment 1777 1781 From Camden District.  April 1777, enlisted under Capt. William Lang, Lt. Col. Robert Goodwin.  May 1780, served under Lt. Elkin.  August 1780, served under Capt. Richard Tucker.  Wounded in the thigh at the battle of Camden, taken prisoner, held until May 1781.  Summer of 1781, served under Capt. Willis Whitaker. Camden.
Veatch, James Kershaw Regiment 1781 1782 Served under Capt. John McKinney, Col. John Marshall.
Veile, William Fairfield Regiment 1778 1782 Served under Capt. Anderson Thomas, Lt. Col. David Hopkins from 12/7/1778 to 2/5/1782.
Venable, James New Acquisition District Regiment A Horseman under Capt. John Moffett, Col. William Bratton, dates unknown.
Venable, John New Acquisition District Regiment 1778 1780 Served under Lt. Horry, Capt. John Moffett.
Venable, Joseph Roebuck's Battalion of Spartan Regiment Served under Col. Benjamin Roebuck after the Fall of Charleston, unit and dates unknown.
Venable, William 1778 From Spartanburg District.  1778, enlisted under Capt. Lewis Mazyck, Capt. Edward Hampton, Capt. Francis Prince, Col. John Earl (?).  Dec. 1780, served under Capt. George Taylor (Roebuck's Battalion of Spartan Regiment).  Wounded at Cowpens. Cowpens.
Venables, John 1778 From Surry County, NC.  1778, served under Lt. Malcolm Henry, Col. Thomas Neel.  Then, in NC units. Camden.
Verden, James SC 3rd Regiment 1777 From Newberry District.  6/1/1777, enlisted under Capt. Francis Boykin.
Verlin, John 1780 1781 Served in Militia 1780-1781, unit unknown.
Verner, David SC 3rd Regiment 1776 1782 From Abbeville District.  Fall of 1776, enlisted under Capt. Robert Anderson.  Then, served under Capt. James Pettigrew (his uncle), Maj. Michael Dickson (Little River District Regiment).  Early 1778, served under Capt. James McCall, Col. Andrew Pickens (Lower District Regiment).  Dec. 1779, served under Capt. William Harris (Little River District Regiment).  Fall of 1780, in GA unit.  May 1781, served under Lt. Col. James McCall (Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment).  Frequently a Sergeant, and once an Adjutant.  Served until 1782. Florida Expedition 1778, Kettle Creek (GA), Siege of Ninety-Six 1781.
Verner, John Sr. Served.  Nothing more known.
Verner, John Jr. Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment 1778 From Abbeville District.  Spring of 1778 or 1779, enlisted under Capt. Robert Anderson, Capt. William Wilson, Capt. John Norwood, Capt. Robert Caruthers, Col. Andrew Pickens. Cowpens, Siege of Ninety-Six 1781.
Vernon, John Roebuck's Battalion of Spartan Regiment A Wagoner, a Horseman, and a Footman under Capt. John Collins, Capt. George Nesbitt, Capt. Barry, Col. Benjamin Roebuck, dates unknown.
Vernor, James Served in Militia after the Fall of Charleston, unit and dates unknown.
Vertu, John Little River District Regiment 1775 Served under Capt. William Fullwood.
Vertu, John 1780 1781 202 days as a Horseman from 8/20/1780 to 3/1/1781, unit unknown.  Then, a Lieutenant.
Vertz, Henry 1st Spartan Regiment 1780 1782 Served under Capt. William Houseal, Lt. Col./Col. Philemon Waters from 5/13/1780 to 11/16/1782.
Vessells, James Served, unit and dates unknown.  POW, held in Charleston and Mull Prison in England.
Vessells, Thomas Served in Militia before the Fall of Charleston, unit and dates unknown.
Vessels, John 1st Spartan Regiment Served under Lt. Col./Col. Philemon Waters, unit and dates unknown.
Vessels, Shadrack 1st Spartan Regiment From Newberry District.  Served under Lt. Col./Col. Philemon Waters before and after the Fall of Charleston.  Unit and dates unknown. Hanging Rock (Killed)
Viate, Adrian 1st Spartan Regiment 1780 1782 60 days under Capt. William Houseal, Lt. Col./Col. Philemon Waters from 5/13/1780 to 11/16/1782.
Vicary, John New Acquisition District Regiment Served under Capt. Peter Clinton, Col. Thomas Neel, dates unknown. Cherokee Expedition 1776.
Vicary, Thomas Roebuck's Battalion of Spartan Regiment Served under Col. Benjamin Roebuck after the Fall of Charleston, unit and dates unknown.
Vicary, William Sr. Served in Militia after the Fall of Charleston, unit and dates unknown.
Vicary, William Jr. Served in Militia after the Fall of Charleston, unit and dates unknown.
Vickers, Jacob From Cheraws District.  Served in Militia, unit and dates unknown.  At the Fall of Charleston.  Also served 65 days in Militia during 1782, unit unknown. Siege of Charleston 1780.
Vickory, William Ninety-Six District Regiment 1776 1776 or 1777, enlisted under Capt. Ruise (?), Col. Andrew Williamson.  Then, in GA unit.  Later, served under Lt. Col./Col. Samuel Hammond (Hammond's Regiment of Light Dragoons), unit and dates unknown. Siege of Ninety-Six 1781.
Vidson, Samuel Hampton's Regiment of Light Dragoons Served under Capt. John Mills, Lt. Col. Henry Hampton, dates unknown.
Vince, Richard 1781 1782 253 days in Militia from 5/7/1781 to 2/25/1782, unit unknown.
Vining, Jesse 1782 1783 From Cheraws District.  36 days in Militia during 1782 and 1783, unit unknown.
Vinyard, John Served in Militia, unit and dates unknown.  At the Fall of Charleston.  Also an Assistant Messenger to the Council of Safety, and a Messenger to the Senate during 1779. Siege of Charleston 1780.
Virdin, Eugene A Private and a Lieutenant before and after the Fall of Charleston.
Virdin, James Served in Militia after the Fall of Charleston, unit and dates unknown.
Virgin, James Little River District Regiment Served, unit and dates unknown.
Vigent, George Charles Town District Regiment 1778 Served under Capt. James Bentham.
Virtue, John 1780 1782 202 days as a Horseman and 90 days as a Lieutenant of Horse 1780-1781.  Also served 97 days in 1782.  Unit(s) unknown.
Vise, Philip Served in Militia before the Fall of Charleston, unit and dates unknown.
Volvoy, John SC 4th Regiment of State Dragoons Served under Col. Peter Horry, unit and dates unknown.
Vought, Mathias 335 days in Militia.  Unit(s) and dates unknown.


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