The American Revolution in South Carolina

 The Quarter Masters
Quarter Master First Unit Served In As a QM From To Notes Battles/Skirmishes at This Rank
Airs, George SC Light Dragoons Served under Maj. Hezekiah Maham.
Alexander, John Cheraws District Regiment QM under Col. Abel Kolb.  Was a Lt. then Capt. Under Col. John Thomas, Jr.
Anderson, David Roebuck's Batallion of Spartan Regiment 1782
Andrews, John Hampton's Regiment of State Dragoons 1780 1782 First in Georgia Militia.  QM under Lt. Col. Henry Hampton. Briar Creek (GA), Fishing Creek.
Audley, Erasmus Charles Town District Regiment 1780 Deputy Quarter Master
Austin, Nathaniel Little River District Regiment Quarter Master Sergeant May to August 1779.  Also held rank of Captain.
Avent, Peter SC 3rd Regiment 1777 Quarter Master Sergeant on 6/1/1777
Axson, Richard 1779 1780 Deputy Quarter Master General
Ayers, Daniel Kershaw Regiment 1780 1781 Quarter Master of Militia under Col. Robert Marshall
Baird, John Kershaw Regiment 1781 1781 Quarter Master under Lt. Col. James Postell.
Baker, Joseph Deputy Quarter Master under QM Murphy.
Barr, Jacob SC 6th Regiment 1777 1780 Quarter Master Sergeant.
Bates, John A Quarter Master Sergeant.  Nothing more known.
Belin, Allard SC 1st Regiment 1776 1782 Appointed Deputy QM on 6/22/1779.  Later in Marion's Brigade.
Blackeny, John New Acquisition District Regiment 1779 1779, 85 Days as a QM under Maj. Francis Ross.  Also, an Adjutant to Col. William Bratton, dates unknown.  aka John Blakeny.
Bland, Samuel Camden District Regiment 1779 1779 A QM under Col. Thomas Taylor Feb.-May 1779.
Bradford, Charles Darnell Sumter's Brigade Quarter Master and Deputy Quarter Master General.  Captured at Sumter's Defeat.  Held in Camden Jail. Fishing Creek.
Brandon, Richard 2nd Spartan Regiment 1781 A Sergeant and a Quarter Master under Col. Thomas Brandon, his brother.  Dates unknown. Killed August 1781.
Broughton, Thomas SC Light Dragoons 1780 Under Maj. Hezekiah Maham, also Forage Master and Lieutenant
Brown, Alexander Turkey Creek Regiment 1782 1782 Under Col. Edward Lacey.
Bryant, Charles Atway Hampton's Regiment of State Dragoons
Burgess, John SC 2nd Regiment 1775 Promoted to Sergeant on 1/16/1777, Quarter Master Sergeant on 11/13/1777
Cannon, David 1st Spartan Regiment A QM under Capt. McGaw, Lt. Col. Philemon Waters.  Dates unknown.
Carroll, David Hampton's Regiment of State Dragoons QM Sergeant
Caryl, Joseph Hampton's Regiment of State Dragoons
Cherry, Nicholas 2nd Spartan Regiment Under Col. Thomas Brandon, dates unknown.
Comur, James Polk's Regiment of Light Dragoons Under BG Thomas Sumter
Conner, James Polk's Regiment of Light Dragoons 1781 1782 Regimental QM under Lt. Col. William Polk for 10 months. Earlier in NC Continental line, NC Militia, and some northern Continental service. From Mecklenburg County, NC.
Cooper, James SC State 1779 1780 Special QM appointed by Gov. John Rutledge from 4/10/1779 to 2/9/1780.
Cooper, Sylvester A QM.  Nothing more known.
Corry, Nocholas 2nd Spartan Regiment 1779 11/1779, a QM under Capt. James Steen, Col. Thomas Brandon.
Courtney, James New Acquisition District Regiment 1780 A QM under Capt. Hugh Bratton. Briar Creek (GA), Ft. Watson, Ramseur's Mill (NC).
Coventry, Alexander SC 3rd Regiment 1776 Regimental QM
Crawford, Bellamy Continental Army POW at Fall of Charleston.  Later, Deputy Purveyor to the Continental Hospital.
Creightington, John SC State 1780 QM General
Curry, Nicholas 2nd Spartan Regiment QM under Col. Thomas Brandon.  Dates unknown.  Also a Commissary.
Dandy, Thomas Gen. Andrew Williamson Augusta campaign.
Davis, "Unknown" 1781 QM Sergeant
Davis, John SC 2nd Regiment 1775 Promoted to QM from Sergeant. Captured at Fall of Charleston but escaped.
Deistoe, Moses SC 3rd Regiment 1776 1777 QM Sergeant
Delaney, James Fairfield Regiment 1779 1781 Also served as Sergeant under Capt. Dunlap.  A QM under Lt. Robert McIlwain.
Dickert, Michael 1st Spartan Regiment 1781 1782 A QM under Lt. Col. Philemon Waters.  Also under Lt. Col. John Lisles, Col. David Glynn, Col. Beard, and Gen. Pickens
Dickson, David Sumter's Brigade 1780 1781 QM under BG Thomas Sumter
Dingle, Robert 1781 1782
Doudle, Robert New Acquisition District Regiment 1779 QM Sergeant under Col. William Bratton.
Dowland, John SC 5th Regiment 1777 Promoted to Corporal 5/20/1776.  Promoted to Sergeant 11/3/1776.  Promoted to QM Sergeant 6/16/1777.
Downing, John Turkey Creek Regiment 1780 1781 Nov.-Dec. 1780, a QM under Capt. John Mills.  Nov. 1781, a QM under Lt. Kelley.
Dupuis, James Black Swamp Expedition
Ederington, Francis A QM.  Nothing more known
Fakes, Thomas Little River District Regiment A QM under Col. James Williams, dates unknown.
Fatheree, Benjamin Fairfield Regiment 1782 1782 Reinlisted 2/1/1780 as Sergeant under Capt. William Caldwell.  QM Sergeant under Capt. Felix Warley in 1782.
Fenwick, John 1780 1781 A Private and a QM in Militia, unit unknown.
Fergus, John New Acquisition District Regiment 1779 1779 a QM under Lt. Col. Carson.
Feris, Isaac New Acquisition District Regiment 1777 At some time a QM under Capt. Thomas Neel.
Fletcher, William SC 2nd Regiment 1777 1778 QM Sergeant.
Flynn, James 1st Spartan Regiment 1779 1780
Foster, Andrew Kershaw Regiment 1780 1781 QM under Maj. Robert Crawford, Lt. Col. Kimball.  Also a Lieutenant
Foster, Henry Camden District Regiment 1779 1781 Also in Kershaw Regiment.
Freeman, James Marion's Brigade 1782 1782 A QM in Marion's Brigade in 1782
Fullwood, William Jr. Berkeley County Regiment A QM under Lt. Thomas McFaddin, Capt. John Nielson, Col. Richard Richardson, Jr.
Gaillard, Tacitus Continental Army 1776 QM General for Southern Department.
Goodman, Joseph 2nd Spartan Regiment 1780 1781 A QM under Col. Thomas Brandon.
Graham, William SC 1st Regiment 1776 A QM Sergeant on 12/31/1776.
Hails, John 2nd Spartan Regiment A QM under Capt. John Thompson.  Later a Captain under Col. Brandon.
Hall, John SC 2nd Regiment 1776 1776 7/1/1776, Regimental QM. Resigned in Dec. 1776, joined British, captured and hanged for treason at Ninety-Six on 4/17/1779.
Hall, John Deputy QM General 1779 1781
Hamilton, David SC 3rd Regiment 1779 1782 A QM under Capt. Robert Ellison.  1782, a QM under Col. Richard Winn (Fairfield Regiment).
Hammond, John Hammond's Regiment of Light Dragoons A QM under Lt. Col./Col. Samuel Hammond.  Dates unknown.
Harris, John SC 1st Regiment of State Dragoons A QM under Col. Wade Hampton.  Aka John Harriss
Hayes, Andrew SC 2nd Regiment of State Dragoons 1782 A QM under Col. Charles Myddleton.
Heath, Ethel Camden District Regiment 1776 1780 From Richland District.  Served as QM Sergeant under Lt. Col. Robert Goodwin (Camden District Regiment).  POW at the Fall of Charleston. Siege of Charleston 1780.
Henderson, John Roebuck's Batallion of Spartan Regiment 1780 1782 A Private and a QM under Capt. Major Parson, Capt. John Gowen, Capt. James Bridges from 6/7/1780 to 10/23/1782.
Henderson, Joseph QM under Capt. Henderson.
Henderson, Robert 1780 A Private and a QM in Militia during 1780.  Unit unknown.
Henry, James 2nd Spartan Regiment A QM under Col. Thomas Brandon, unit and dates unknown.
Hollingsworth, Elias 2nd Spartan Regiment 1781 A QM under Col. Thomas Brandon.
Humphreys, William Sumter's Brigade Brigade QM under BG Thomas Sumter.  Dates unknown.
Hutchison, Samuel Hill's Regiment of Light Dragoons First in NC unit.  QM Sergeant under Capt. James Giles, Col. William Hill, BG Sumter.
Irwin, Hugh SC 1st Regiment 1775 Promoted to Sergeant Major 12/31/1776.  QM Sergeant 5/6/1777. Back to Private
Jasper, William SC 2nd Regiment 1775 1779 QM Sergeant under Capt. Thomas Dunbar.  Killed at Siege of Savannah.
Johnson, Robert SC 3rd Regiment 1779 QM Sergeant in 1779 under Capt. Felix Warley.  Aka Robert Johnston.
Kidd, John New Acquisition District Regiment 1780 A QM under Lt. William Ash.
Knapp, John SC 3rd Regiment 1777 Regimental QM 1/2/1778
Leech, David New Acquisition District Regiment 1781 A QM under Col. William Bratton.
Leech, Henry New Acquisition District Regiment 1780 1781 Also a Lieutenant and Adjutant under Col. William Bratton.
Lehre, Thomas Assistant QM.  Nothing more known.
Liddy, John Hill's Regiment of Light Dragoons 1781 1783 A QM under Col. William Hill 1781-1783.  Sergeant 3/25/1783.
Linam, George 2nd Spartan Regiment A Private, a Sergeant, a QM, and a Lieutenant under Col. Thomas Brandon.  Dates unknown.
Linder, Lewis SC 4th Regiment 1776 1776 Promoted to Corporal 1/23/1776.  Promoted to Sergeant 4/16/1776.  Promoted to QM Sergeant 5/14/1776.  Back to Corporal 8/20/1777.  Back to Sergeant 11/25/1777.
Lining, Thomas 1781 Also a Lieutenant.
Linton, Samuel SC 1st Regiment of State Dragoons 1781 A QM under Capt. William Alexander, Col. Wade Hampton.
Logue, Samuel Camden District Regiment 1782 1782 From Richland District.  A Sergeant Major and Brigade QM
Love, James Fairfield Regiment 1780 1782 A QM under Col. Richard Winn 1780-1782.
Love, John 2nd Spartan Regiment 1780 1782 A QM under Col. Thomas Brandon, unit unknown.
Lowrey, William Fairfield Regiment A QM under Capt. John Turner, Col. Richard Winn.
Lusk, Henry Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment At some time a QM, Lieutenant, and Adjutant under Capt. Joseph Pickens.
Mabry, Daniel 2nd Spartan Regiment 1782 1782 A QM and an Adjutant under Col. Thomas Brandon and Col. Thomas Taylor (Camden District Regiment) during 1782, unit unknown.
Martin, Peter 1st Spartan Regiment 1781 A QM under Col. John Thomas Jr.
Massey, William SC State 1777 1780 Lt. Col. and Deputy QM General for State of SC.  POW at the Fall of Charleston. Siege of Charleston 1780.
Mathis, Samuel Continental Army 1781 1782 From Kershaw District.  Acting QM at Camden.
Mayfield, Abraham 1781 1782 Private, Sergeant, and QM.
Mayfield, Samuel 2nd Spartan Regiment 1782 1782 A QM Sergeant under Col. Thomas Brandon during 1782.
McClenahan, John Sumter's Brigade 1780 1780 1780, a QM in Sumter's Brigade.  1781, a Horseman.
McFadden, Edward Fairfield Regiment 1775 1782 Earlier, a Private.  A QM under Capt. Jacob Cooper, Col. John Winn.  Later under Capt. George Neely.
McGowan, William Sr. Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment 1776 QM under Lt. Col. William Henderson.  Also served under Lt. Col. Robert Goodwin (New Acquisition District Regiment). Stono Ferry, Orangeburg.
McGowen, William Camden District Regiment A Private and a QM under Capt. William Goodwyn, dates unknown.
McIlwain, Robert Kershaw Regiment 1780 1782 A QM under Capt. George Dunlap, Col. John Marshall, BG Sumter and BG Henderson
McMahon, Arthur SC 4th Regiment 1776 1777 Enlisted as Sergeant. QM Sergeant 7/22/1776
McWherter, Alexander SC 1st Regiment of State Dragoons 1781 1781 A QM Sergeant under Capt. John Reed, Col. Wade Hampton during 1781.
Melven, George Assistant Deputy QM General.
Milling, Hugh SC 6th Regiment 1777 1777-1780 in SC 6th Regiment as QM, Lieutenant, and Captain.  POW at the Fall of Charleston.
Moberly, Samuel Kershaw Regiment 1781 1782 A QM under Capt. Thomas Parrott.
Moore, James Deputy QM General.
Moore, John Deputy QM General.
Moore, Thomas SC 5th Regiment 1778 Promoted to Corporal 12/28/1778.  Also a QM Sergeant.  Court martialed.
Ousby, Thomas SC 4th Regiment 1775 1775-1779, a Private, a Sergeant, and a QM Sergeant.  April 1780, a Lieutenant and Regimental QM.  POW at the Fall of Charleston, held until end of war.  Aka Thomas Ousley.
Owens, Robert SC 3rd Regiment 1775 1778 Served as a Private and a QM Sergeant under Capt. John Caldwell.
Parham, James SC 1st Regiment 1777 1778 1777-1778, a Sergeant and a QM Sergeant.  2nd Lieutenant 3/19/1778.  Regimental QM.  1780, under Capt. Simeon Theus.  POW at fall of Charleston.  Later, under Col. Thomas Brandon, rank and unit unknown.  Siege of Charleston 1780.
Parler, William Sumter's Brigade 1780
Perrin, Abner Lower Ninety-Six District Regiment A QM before and after the Fall of Charleston under Col. LeRoy Hammond.
Porter, Josiah Turkey Creek Regiment A QM under Col. Edward Lacey, dates unknown.
Pouncey, Anthony Upper Craven County Regiment 1780 1780 From Marlboro District.  A QM under Lt. Col. Maurice Murphy.  At some time, under Lt. Thomas Cochran.
Pryor, Luke Cheraws District Regiment St. David's Parish Volunteer Company.  Later, a QM in militia in 1782.
Read, John SC 1st Regiment 1778 1780 A QM Sergeant on 10/20/1778.  1780, served under Capt. Simeon Theus.
Richardson, Abram Lower Ninety-Six District Regiment 1779 1781 Assistant QM under Maj./Lt. Col./Col. Samuel Hammond (Hammond's Regiment of Light Dragoons).
Riley, John Upper Granville County Regiment 1781 1782 Four months and 13 days as a Quartermaster under Maj. Charles Harden.
Rippetoe, William Hammond's Regiment of Light Dragoons A QM Sergeant under Lt. Col./Col. Samuel Hammond, dates unknown.
Robinson, William SC 1st Regiment 1775 1782 Promoted to Sergeant 12/31/1776 under Capt. William Scott.  QM Sergeant 9/23/1777
Rogers, Alexander Polk's Regiment of Light Dragoons 1781 1781 A QM Sergeant under Capt. Samuel Martin, Lt. Col. William Polk during 1781.  Died Aug. 1781.
Rogers, Clayton Fairfield Regiment 1780 60 days as a QM under Col. Winn during 1780.
Salmon, George Spartan Regiment 1776 A Lieutenant under Capt. William Wood.  Next, under Capt. William Benson, Col. Benjamin Roebuck.  At some time, a QM.
Sharp, James SC 2nd Regiment of State Dragoons 1781 1781 A QM Sergeant under Col. Charles Myddleton during 1781.
Simpson, Daniel SC 2nd Regiment 1777 A QM Sergeant.
Sisson, Frederick Lower Ninety-Six District Regiment 1781 1782 A QM under Capt. William Butler.
Spencer, Calvin SC 5th Regiment 1777 1781 Enlisted as Lieutenant.  Promoted to Captain.  Resigned.  Appointed Assistant Deputy QM.  At Siege of Savannah.  1780, QM General.  Captured at Georgetown, imprisoned several months.  Later a Captain in Marines on a Privateer.
Story, Henry Spartan Regiment 1776 1781 A QM under Capt. Robert Faris.  1778, QM under Col. Thomas Brandon (2nd Spartan Regiment).
Sullivant, John 1780 1780 A QM Sergeant in Militia from 4/20/1780 to 12/20/1789, unit unknown.
Swinton, William 1780 1782 A Commissary and a QM 1780-1782.
Terrell, Samuel Upper Craven County Regiment 1780 1780 85 days as a QM Sergeant under Lt. Thomas Cockran and Col. George Hicks.
Wakefield, Samuel Charles Town District Regiment Under Col. Maurice Simons.
Wardlaw, Hugh Ninety-Six District Regiment 1776 1780 Also a Captain.
White, Sims Charles Town District Regiment 1775 1780 Charles Town Artillery.  Later a Captain.  POW at the Fall of Charleston.
Wilkins, James Charles Town District Regiment 1780 1782 Battalion of Artillery. Private, Sergeant, and QM.
Will, Philip Charles Town District Regiment 1775 1780 First in German Fusiliers.  1776-1779 Barrack Master General.  1779-1780, Deputy QM General.
Williamson, James Continental Army 1780 1781 A QM.
Willson, James Marion's Brigade 1781 1782 A Private and a QM in Marion's Brigade 1781-1782, unit(s) unknown.
Wilson, Roger Berkeley County Regiment 1780 1780 A QM for 70 days during the Siege of Charleston 1780.
Wylie, William Hampton's Regiment of State Dragoons 1781 1782 A QM under Capt. John Mills.
Yancey, Joseph SC 3rd Regiment 1779 QM Sergeant under Capt. Oliver Towles.


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