The American Revolution in North Carolina

The Privates, Horsemen, Fifers, Drummers, etc. - Last Names Beginning with "I"
Private, Etc. First Unit Served In As a Private From To Notes Known Battles/Skirmishes at This Rank
Ider, John Barker Lincoln County Regiment 1780 8/16/1780, a known Private, unit unknown. Wounded/POW at the battle of Camden, SC. Camden (SC).
Idol, Jacob Rowan County Regiment 1781 1781 Was a Corporal. 1781, a Private under Capt. William Davis and Col. Francis Locke. Captured by Loyalists and handed over to the British just prior to the battle of Guilford Court House, escaped in about a month. Then a Sergeant. Born in 1761 in Bucks County, PA.
Ihrig, Abraham Rowan County Regiment 1779 1781 1779, a Private under Capt. James Craig and Col. Francis Locke. 1781, a Private, unit unknown. Hobkirk's Hill (SC).
Ikerd, Henry Lincoln County Regiment A Private, unit and dates unknown. From what is now Catawba County.
Iles, William Halifax County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. John Williams, attached to Col. Benjamin Seawell (Franklin County Regiment). Marched towards Camden, SC, while at Cheraw Hills they learned of Gates's Defeat, went to Charlotte then to Salisbury. Moved to VA, returned to NC. 1781, a Private under Capt. John Pritchard and Col. James Allen. Born on 3/5/1763 in Halifax County, NC.
Imenes, Antonio Chowan County Regiment 1779 5/3/1779, a known Private, unit unknown.
Ingall, Rabon Northampton County Regiment 1781 4/7/1781, a known Private under Capt. Turner Bynum and Col. Jeptha Eatherton.
Inglish, John 2nd NC Regiment 1782 1783 Aug. 1782, a Private under Capt. Clement Hall.  Deserted on 6/15/1783 (?).
Inglish, Joseph 5th NC Regiment 1777 1777 A Musician under Capt. Simon Alderson.  Died on 12/17/1777.
Ingraham, John 1779 1780 June 1779, a Private, regiment and unit unknown.  A Sergeant on 1/1/1780.
Ingram, Isaac Dobbs County Regiment 1777 7/26/1777, drafted under Capt. John Kennedy and Col. James Glasgow
Ingram, Jacob Dobbs County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. Jesse Cobb and Col. Abraham Sheppard. 7/26/1777, drafted under Capt. John Kennedy and Col. James Glasgow. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Ingram, James Dobbs County Regiment 1777 7/26/1777, drafted under Capt. John Kennedy and Col. James Glasgow
Ingram, John Caswell County Regiment A Private, unit and dates unknown.
Ingram, Samuel 1st NC Regiment 1775 1776 Sep. 1775, a Private under Capt. William Pickett for six months. 1776, a Private under a Capt. Troy and Lt. Col. David Love. 1781, a Lieutenant. Born in 1755 in Southampton County, VA. R5485. Great Cane Brake (SC), Snow Campaign (SC), Cherokee Expedition 1776.
Inman, William 3rd NC Regiment 1779 1782 8/1/1779, a Private under Capt. George "Gee" Bradley.  1781, a Private under Capt. Edward Yarborough for 12 months.  Discharged on 4/22/1782.  aka William Enman.
Ipock, Samuel Craven County Regiment 1776 1782 1776, a Private under Capt. David Roach and Col. John Bryan. 1780, a Private under Capt. David Roach and Col. Benjamin Exum in the newly-created 2nd NC Regiment of Militia. 1781, a Private under Capt. Hardy Gatlin, attached to Col. Benjamin Exum (Wayne County Regiment). 1782, a Private under Capt. Frank Delaware and Col. John Tilman. Born in 1759 in Craven County, NC. Moore's Creek Bridge, Little Lynches Creek (SC), Camden (SC).
Irwin, James 1st NC Regiment 1777 1/1/1777, a Musician under Capt. Thomas Hogg.  A Private in Jan. 1778.
Irwin, James Dobbs County Regiment 1778 5/19/1778, received a bounty for Militia service under Caswell.
Irwin, Nicholas 2nd NC Regiment 1776 1779 10/7/1776, a Private under Capt. Clement Hall.  Deserted on 4/29/1779.  aka Nicholas Irvin.
Irwin, Thomas Mecklenburg County Regiment 1780 1780, a Private under Capt. Richard Springs. He claims they were attached to Col. Martin Armstrong (Surry County Regiment), but most others in this unit assert they were under Col. George Alexander (Mecklenburg County Regiment). Then in SC unit. Born in 1758 in PA. Camden (SC).
Irwin, William Dobbs County Regiment 1780 11/4/1780, drafted under Capt. Jacob Johnston and Col. James Glasgow.
Isaacs, Samuel Wilkes County Regiment 1781 1781 First in SC units. 1781, a Private under Capt. John Beverly and Col. Elijah Isaacs (his father). Then, back in SC units.
Isbell, James Wilkes County Regiment 1780 1780, a Private under Capt. John Kees, then under Capt. Moses Guest, then under Capt. Pendleton Isbell, all under Col. Benjamin Cleveland. Born on 4/3/1760 in Orange County, VA. Kings Mountain (SC).
Isdall, George 4th NC Regiment 1782 1783 A Private under Capt. William Lytle.  Deserted on 5/5/1783 (?).
Isely, Philip Orange County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. James Trice, attached to Col. John Collier (Randolph County Regiment). 1781, a Private under Capt. William Rogers and Lt. Col. Thomas Farmer. Born in 1751 in PA. Little Lynches Creek (SC), Camden (SC), Guilford Court House, Eutaw Springs (SC).
Isgate, Joseph Anson County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. Thomas Wade. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Israel, John Wilkes County Regiment 1781 1781, a Private under Capt. Pendleton Isbell and Col. Elijah Isaacs. 1781, also a Private under Capt. John Beverly and Col. Benjamin Herndon. Born in 1765 in Albemarle County, VA.
Ives, James 5th NC Regiment 1776 11/15/1776, a Private under Capt. Simon Alderson.  9/9/1778, a known Private in the Colonel's Company (Col. John Patten)(2nd NC Regiment) led by Capt. John Craddock.  3/12/1779, re-enlisted in the Colonel's Company (Col. John Patten) led by Capt. John Craddock.
Ives, John P. Craven County Regiment 1776 1779 1776, a Private under Capt. Thomas Hyre and Col. John Bryan, Sr. 1778-1779, a Private under Capt. Rickerson Weeks, attached to Col. William Caswell (Dobbs County Regiment). 1779, also a Private under Capt. John Council Bryan and Col. John Bryan, Sr. Briar Creek (GA).
Ives, Thomas Currituck County Regiment 1776 1780 1776, a Private under Capt. John Jarvis and Col. Samuel Jarvis. 1780, a Private under Capt. Thomas Jarvis, attached to Col. Peter Dauge (Camden County Regiment). Born in October of 1752 in Currituck County, NC.
Ivey, David 10th NC Regiment 1777 1783 5/12/1777, a Musician under Capt. James Wilson for three years.  June 1778, in the 1st NC Regiment.  9/8/1778, a known Wagoner in the Major's Company (Maj. Griffith John McRee)(1st NC Regiment).  A Waggoner in 1781.  aka David Ivy.  W26156.
Ivey, John Orange County Regiment 1780 1780, a Private under Capt. Abraham Allen and Lt. Col. Thomas Farmer.
Ivey, Reuben 1st NC Regiment 1781 1782 5/25/1781, a Private under Lt./Capt. Benjamin Bailey.  Discharged on 5/25/1782 (3rd NC Regiment).
Ivins, John Dobbs County Regiment 1776 1776, a Private under Capt. John Sheppard and Col. Abraham Sheppard. 1776, also a Private under Capt. Spyars Singleton and Col. Richard Caswell in the New Bern District Minutemen. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Ivy, Henry Orange County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. William Horton, attached to Lt. Col. Stephen Moore (Caswell County Regiment). 1780, also a Private under Capt. William Douglas (Caswell County Regiment), attached to Lt. Col. Thomas Taylor (NC Light Dragoons). 1781, a Private under Capt. Abraham Allen, attache to Maj. William Gholson (Chatham County Regiment). Fishing Creek (SC), Kirk's Farm.
Ivy, James 5th NC Regiment 1776 11/15/1776, a Private under Capt. Simon Alderson.


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