The American Revolution in South Carolina

 The Cheraws District Regiment of Militia

Month & Year Established:

Commanders: 

Misc. Players: 

February 1775

Col. George Gabriel Powell

Col. Abel Kolb

Col. Lemuel Benton

John O'Neal - Commissary

John Andrews - Adjutant

Thomas Conn - Adjutant

Known Lt. Colonels:

Known Majors: 

 Lemuel Benton

? Floyd

John Jackson

Thomas Lide

Maurice Murphy

Charles Augustus Steward

Lemuel Benton

Abraham Buckholts

John Jackson

John Kimbrough

Alexander McIntosh

-

John Mikell, Jr.

James Oldfield

William Standard

Tristram Thomas

Amos Windham

-


Known Quarter Masters:

John Alexander

-

Luke Pryor


Known Captains:

Jeremiah Allen

Robert Allison 

Thomas Ayer 

Lemuel Benton

John Blakeney 

John Bleakney

James Blessingham

John Butler

Gabriel Clements

Simon Connell

Henry Council

John Cox

Joseph Dabbs

William Davis

Hal Delona 

William Dewitt

John Dozier

Abraham DuBose

Andrew DuBose, Jr.

Elias DuBose

Peter DuBose 

John Edwards

 Thomas Ellerbee

 Charles Evans, Jr.

David Evans

Thomas Evans

John Cato Fields 

James Ford

Jones Fuller

James Gillespie 

Richard Godfrey

Joseph Griffith

Thomas Hardyman 

Henry William Harrington

William Hendricks

Benjamin Hicks

Clayburn Hinson

Eddy Hodges

? Hogan 

Joseph Hudson

Stephen Jackson

John Jamison 

James Jenkins 

Edward Jones

John Kimbrough

George King 

Abel Kolb

Robert Lide

 Thomas Lide

Thomas Lloyd

Guthridge Lyons

Elisha Magee

Thomas McGraw

Alexander McIntosh

John Minter

Benjamin Munnerlyn

James Munnerlyn

John Munnerlyn 

Maurice Murphy 

Joshua Palmer

Robert Pasley

Moses Pearson 

Claudius Pegues, Jr.

Philip Pledger

Thomas Port

William Prestwood

Luke Pryor

Nathaniel Saunders 

Daniel Sparks

John Stackhouse

William Stackhouse

William Standard

Jesse Steads

James Terrell

James Terrill 

Tristram Thomas

Stephen Tompkins

Wright Wall

Luke Whitefield

Richard Whittington

John Wilds

Daniel Williams

Thomas Williamson 

John Wilson

Amos Windham

-

Samuel Wise


Known Lieutenants - Captain Unknown

Jeremiah Allen

Robert Allison

William Bier

David Britton

Zachariah Cassity

Josiah Clements

Lewis Connor

John David

Charles Dewitt

John Cato Fields

John Hinds

Samuel Hinds

John Hird

Moses Hollis

John Jackson

Alexander James

Reuben Jenkins

John McCall

Benjamin Munnerlyn

James Munnerlyn

John Munnerlyn

Shadrack Munnerlyn

John Rushing

Nathaniel Saunders

 William Standard

Joseph Stevens

James Terrell

Samuel Terrell

Ephraim Whittington

Jesse Wilds

Daniel Williams

Shadrack Williamson

-


Known Ensigns - Captain Unknown: 

Hugh McMuldrough

James McMuldrough 

David Perkins 


Known Sergeants - Captain Unknown:

William Berrey

John Blakeney

James Campbell

Josiah Clements

James Cole

John David

William DuBose

James Hewstess

Welcome Hodges

Isham Huckaby

Samuel Huckaby

Henry McCall

Hugh McMuldrough

James McMuldrough

Isaac Perkins

John Piggot

Jonathan Prestwood

David Simons


Known Corporals - Captain Unknown:

NONE


Known Privates / Fifers / Drummers / Etc. - Captain Unknown:

Daniel Beesley

William Beesley

John Benton, Jr.

Lemuel Benton

Samuel Benton

Robert Biggert

William Bird

Abram Blackwood

Robert Blakeney

Thomas Blakeney

John Bozeman

John Brockington

William Brown

Gray Bryant

Hardy Bryant

Lemuel Burkett

Samuel Burkett

Edmund Carr

Richard Champ

James Cole

James Connor

William Council

Benjamin Cox

Ezekiel Cox

 Jesse Cox

Aaron Daniel

Benjamin David

Joshua David

David Davis

Andrew DuBose, Jr.

William Ellerbe

William Ellerbie, Jr.

Josiah Evans

Richard Godfrey - Forage Master

David Hagin

William Hewson

John Hill

Edward Hindley

John Hinds

Samuel Hinds

Joseph Hodge

Thomas Hodge

John Hodges

Noah Hubbard

Isham Huckaby

Samuel Huckaby

Thomas Huckaby

Crosenell Hunt

Stephen Jackson, Jr.

George James

Azel John

Jesse John

Thomas John

John Knight

Benjamin Kolb

William Magee

John Lewis Marsh, Sr.

John Lewis Marsh, Jr.

John McCall

Lachlan McIntosh

John Mikell, Jr.

Maraday Mixson

Willis Odom

Aaron Pearson

David Pearson

George Perkins

William Perkins

John Rawlinson

Frederick Rivers

Nathaniel Saunders

Henry Smith

Henry Sparks

Joseph Stevens

George Strother

Edmund Tidwell

Light Townsend

Abraham Warnock

Barnett Whittington

Shadrack Williamson

John Wilson

William Young


Brief History of Regiment:
 

Date(s):

Known Battles / Skirmishes: 

Jun. 28, 1776

Fort Moultrie

Feb. 3, 1779

Port Royal Island

May 3, 1779

Coosawhatchie

Jun. 20, 1779

Stono Ferry

Mar. 28 - May 12, 1780

Siege of Charleston

Aug. 1780 

Bass's Mill

Aug. 16, 1780

Camden

Aug. 25, 1780

Great Savannah

Sep. 1780 

Rouse's Ferry

Sep. 4, 1780

Blue Savannah

Sep. 14, 1780

Black Mingo

Sep. 16, 1780

Williamson's Bridge

Oct. 25, 1780

Tearcoat Swamp

Dec. 12, 1780

Halfway Swamp

Jan. 24, 1781

Georgetown

Jan. 31, 1781

Wadboo Bridge

Mar. 6, 1781

Wiboo Swamp

Apr. 2, 1781

Black River

Apr. 15, 1781

Fort Watson

Apr. 27, 1781

Drowning Creek

Apr. 27, 1781

Hulin's Mill

Apr. 28, 1781

Kolb's Murder

Jul. 17, 1781

Wadboo Bridge

Jul. 17, 1781

Quinby's Bridge

Jul. 17, 1781

Shubrick's Plantation

Aug. 1781

Bass's Mill

Sep. 8, 1781

Eutaw Springs

Feb. 24, 1782

Wambaw Bridge


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