The American Revolution in North Carolina

The Privates, Horsemen, Fifers, Drummers, etc. - Last Names Beginning with "O"
Private, Etc. First Unit Served In As a Private From To Notes Known Battles/Skirmishes at This Rank
Oakley, John Wilkes County Regiment 1779 1/19/1779, a known Private, unit unknown.
Oates, Richard Wyatt NC Light Horse Regiment 1781 1781 1781, a Private under a Capt. Robinson and Col. James Read in the newly-created NC Light Horse Regiment. Lived in Wayne County. 1781, also a Private under Capt. John Grantham and Col. Benjamin Exum. Born on 7/26/1762 in Dobbs (what became Wayne) County, NC. New Garden Meeting House, Guilford Court House.
Oates, Samuel Duplin County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. Michael King and Col. James Kenan. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Oatham, Lewis Dobbs County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. Benjamin Sheppard and Col. Abraham Sheppard. Moore's Creek Bridge.
O'Banion, William 3rd NC Regiment 1778 1778 7/20/1778, a Private under Lt./Capt. George "Gee" Bradley.  Discharged on 11/6/1778.
O'Bannon, Benjamin Salisbury District Minutemen 1776 1776, a Private under Capt. James Marshall and Col. Thomas Wade. Lived in Mecklenburg County. 1780, a Private under Capt. Moses Shelby (Rutherford County Regiment). Born in 1750 in Fauquier County, VA. Kings Mountain (SC).
O'Barr, Daniel 1st NC Regiment 1777 A Private under Capt. Henry "Hal" Dixon.  9/8/1778, a known Wagoner under Capt. James Read.  aka Daniel O'Bar.
O'Barr, Michael 1st NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. Henry "Hal" Dixon.  Dropped from the rolls in Jan. 1778.  aka Michael O'Bar.
O'Barr, Robert 1st NC Regiment 1777 A Drummer under Capt. Henry "Hal" Dixon for 12 months.  9/8/1778, a known Wagoner under Capt. James Read.  From Caswell County, NC.  aka Robert Ober, O'Bar.  S38973. Brandywine Creek (PA), Germantown (PA), Monmouth (NJ), Siege of Charleston (SC).
O'Bryan, Dennis 9th NC Regiment 1777 1777 A Private under Capt. Richard D. Cook.  Drummed out of the Regiment in July 1777 for desertion. Court Martial found him to be unfit for duty and of a simple mind.
O'Bryan, Dennis Granville County Regiment 1782 5/9/1782, a known Horseman serving for two months.
O'Bryan, Tillotson Richmond County Regiment 1780 1782 1780, a Private under Capt. William Wall and Col. Thomas Crawford. 1782, a Private under Capt. William Easterling and Col. Thomas Crawford. Born in 1760 in Anson County, NC.
O'Bryan, William 2nd NC Regiment 1778 1781 Nov. 1778, a Private under Capt. Benjamin Andrew Coleman for three years.  Summer of 1781, under Capt. Joshua Hadley.  Discharged in Nov. or Dec. 1781 in SC.  Enlisted in Dobbs County, NC - from Jones County, NC.   Born 8/19/1757 in Craven (would become Jones) County, NC.  S7277. Briar Creek (GA), Guilford Court House, Rockfish Creek.
O'Bryant, John 1st NC Regiment 1782 Dec. 1782, a Private under Capt. Peter Bacot for 18 months.
O'Cain, William Martin County Regiment 1780 1780, a Private under Capt. Nathan Mayo, attached to Col. Benjamin Seawell (Franklin County Regiment). Marched towards the battle of Camden, SC, learned of Gates's Defeat, then ordered to help Col. Thomas Sumter (SC), learned of his defeat at Fishing Creek, SC, went to Salisbury, then chased by the British to Shallow Ford.
Odam, Aaron 3rd NC Regiment 1778 1779 7/20/1778, a Private under Maj. Thomas Hogg for nine months.  Discharged at Halifax, NC, after serving one year.  On the official rolls as Aaron Odum.  S38975.
O'Daniel, Owen Duplin County Regiment A Private, unit and dates unknown. Three pay vouchers. Born c. 1756.
O'Daniel, William Duplin County Regiment A Private, unit and dates unknown. One pay voucher. Born c. 1763.
Oddel, William Guilford County Regiment 1781 3/22/1781, a Private under Capt. Richard Vernon and Col. John Peasley for one month.
Odder, Peter 1st NC Regiment 1781 1782 5/25/1781, a Private under Lt./Capt. Benjamin Bailey.  Discharged on 5/25/1782 (2nd NC Regiment).
Odin, Robert 7th NC Regiment 1777 1777 A Corporal under Capt. John McGlaughan.  A Private in Sep. 1777.  Died on 12/25/1777.
Odom, Abraham Duplin County Regiment A Private, unit and dates unknown. One pay voucher. Born c. 1750.
Odom, Alexander Duplin County Regiment A Private, unit and dates unknown. Also a Private under Capt. William G. McDaniel and Col. Thomas Brown (Bladen County Regiment), dates unknown. Two pay vouchers. At some time, a Captain of SC Militia under Brig. Gen. Francis Marion. Born c. 1753. R7766.
Odom, Jacob 2nd NC Regiment of Militia 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. Richard Shipp and Col. Benjamin Exum. Lived in Edgecombe County. 1781, a Private under Capt. Theophilus Thomas and Col. Exum Lewis. Born in 1762 in Edgecombe County, NC. Ramseur's Mill, Camden (SC).
Odom, James Johnston County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. Hardy Bryan and Col. John Smith. 1781, a Private under Capt. Philip Thomas, attached to Lt. Col. William Thomas Linton (Nash County Regiment).
Odom, Jethro New Bern District Minutemen 1775 1776 1775-1776, a Private under Capt. George Miller and Col. Richard Caswell. From Dobbs County. 1776, a Private under Capt. Benjamin Exum and Maj. William McKinnie. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Odom, Levi Gates County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. Moses Kitterall, attached to Col. Peter Dauge (Camden County Regiment). 1780, also a Private under Capt. Jethro Sumner and Col. Samuel Jarvis in the newly-created 1st NC Regiment of Militia. Marched towards the battle of Camden, SC, at Hillsborough learned of Gates's Defeat, went to Charlotte. 1781, a Private under a Capt. Smith and Lt. Col. Scusebrook Wells. Born in what became Gates County, NC. Yorktown (VA) (?).
Odom, Lewis New Bern District Minutemen 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. Thomas Williams and Col. Richard Caswell. From Dobbs County. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Odom, Sion Richmond County Regiment 1780 First in SC units. 1780, a Private under Capt. Nicholas Greers and Col. Charles Medlock.
Odom, William Bladen County Regiment 1780 First in SC units. 1780, a Private under Capt. Peter Robeson and Col. Thomas Robeson, Jr.
Odom, Willis Bladen County Regiment 1780 First in SC units. 1780, a Private under Capt. Peter Robeson and Col. Thomas Robeson, Jr. Born in May of 1762 in what becvame the Cheraws District, SC. Moved to Bladen County.
O'Donnelly, Benjamin 3rd NC Regiment 1779 1779 6/7/1779, a Private under Capt. Michael Quinn.  Dropped from the rolls in Oct. 1779.
O'Donnelly, Daniel 3rd NC Regiment 1779 1779 6/24/1779, a Private under Capt. Michael Quinn.  Deserted in Dec. 1779.
O'Donnelly, Hugh 1st NC Regiment 1781 1782 4/15/1781, a Private under Capt. William Lytle.  Discharged or died on 1/24/1782.  aka Hugh O'Donnally.
Odum, Lewis 5th NC Regiment 1779 1779 8/9/1779, a Private under Capt. Joseph Montford.  Dropped from the rolls in Oct. 1779. Probably the same man as directly above (different sources).
Ogden, Thomas 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private, unit unknown. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Ogilvie, Kimbrough Granville County Regiment 1781 1781, a Private under Capt. William Hicks and Col. Joseph Taylor. Then a Sergeant. Guilford Court House.
O'Given, John 5th NC Regiment 1777 1777 A Private under Capt. Henry Darnell.  Deserted in Aug. 1777.  aka John O'Guien.
Oglesby, Elisha Washington County Regiment 1779 First in VA units. 1779, a Private under Capt. James Montgomery and Col. Evan Shelby, Sr. Chickamauga Towns (TN).
Oiler, John 1st NC Regiment 2/14/1777, a Private, unit unknown, enlisted for three years.  9/8/1778, a known Private under Capt. Griffith John McRee (1st NC Regiment).  3/12/1779, re-enlisted for the duration of the war under Capt. Griffith John McRee (1st NC Regiment).  aka John Oyler.
O'Kelly, Patrick 8th NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. Francis Tartanson.  Dropped from the rolls in Sep. 1778.
Oldham, George Orange County Regiment 1776 1776 1776, a Private under Capt. Matthew Jouett and Col. John Hogan. In the middle of his first tour, he was promoted to Ensign. May have also been a Sergeant. Promoted many times, all the way to full Colonel. From what became Caswell County.
Oldham, Richard Caswell County Regiment 1777 1781 1777, a Private under Capt. Wadell Tate and Col. William Moore. 1778, a Private under Capt. John Oldham and Col. William Moore. 1780, a Private under Capt. James Wilson and Col. William Moore. 1780, also a Private under Capt. Dudley Reynolds. 1781, a Private under Capt. John Oldham and Col. William Moore. Born on 5/14/1763 in Orange (what became Caswell) County, NC. Shallow Ford, Haw River, Whitesell's Mill, Guilford Court House.
Oldridge, William 1776 1778 4/19/1776, a Private, regiment and unit unknown.  Discharged on 10/22/1778.
Oligood, Henry 1778 1778 Jan. 1778, a Private, regiment and unit unknown.  Dropped from the rolls in Feb. 1778.
Olive, James Wake County Regiment A Private, unit and dates unknown. Born c. 1713 in England.
Olive, John Duplin County Regiment 1781 1781, a Private, unit unknown. aka John Oliff. Eutaw Springs (SC).
Olive, John New Bern District Minutemen 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. John Vance (Artillery) and Col. Richard Caswell. From Craven County. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Oliver, Abisha 1st NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. Lawrence Thompson.  Dropped from the rolls in Jan. 1778.
Oliver, Benjamin Washington County Regiment 1779 1780 1779-1780, a Private under Capt. Valentine Sevier, Jr. and Lt. Col. Charles Robertson. Chickamauga Towns (TN).
Oliver, George 2nd NC Regiment 1778 1781 Oct. 1778, a Private under Capt. Robert Raiford for nine months. Lived in Guilford County. 1781, a Private under Capt. Thomas Cook, then under Capt. Josiah Gates, both under Col. James Martin. 1781, also a Private under Capt. Samuel Henderson and Col. Francois DeMalmedy in the NC Light Dragoons. Born in 1760 in Prince Edward County, VA. S8906. Guilford Court House.
Oliver, James Guilford County Regiment 1780 1781 1780-1781, a Private under Capt. Josiah Gates and Col. James Martin. Lived in what is now Rockingham County, NC. Guilford Court House.
Oliver, John 4th NC Regiment 1781 1782 4/12/1781, a Private under Capt. George Dougherty.  10/13/1781, transferred to Capt. William Lytle.  Discharged on 5/25/1782.
Oliver, John 10th NC Regiment 1777 1778 4/22/1777, a Private under Capt. Silas Stevenson.  Discharged on 6/6/1778.  Apparently re-enlisted, date unknown.  3/12/1779, a known Private under Capt. Griffith John McRee (1st NC Regiment).
Oliver, John Granville County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under a Capt. Searcey and Col. Joseph Taylor. Aug. 1780, a Private under Capt. Joshua Coffee and Col. Philip Taylor in the newly-created Mounted Volunteers. 1781, a Lieutenant. Born on 1/12/1762 in Chesterfield County, VA.
Oliver, John Guilford County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. John Nelson and Lt. Col. James Martin. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Oliver, Rhesa Cumberland County Regiment 1777 1781 1777, a Private under Capt. Thomas Hadley and Col. Thomas Matthews. Oct. 1778, a Private under Capt. George Dougherty (4th NC Regiment), discharged in August 1780. 1781, a Private under Capt. Israel Folsome and Col. Philip Alston. 1781, also a PRivate under Capt. Charles Crawford and Col. James Emmett. 1781, also a Private under Capt. John Jones and Col. Ambrose Ramsey (Chatham County Regiment). aka Ricey Oliver. S32420. Stono Ferry (SC).
Oliver, Richard Mecklenburg County Regiment 1779 1781 1779, a Private under Capt. Joseph Chinn and Col. George Alexander. Moved to Rowan County. 1781, a Private under Maj. George Davidson, attached to Col. Charles McDowell (Burke County Regiment). 1781, also a Private under Capt. George Smith and Col. Joseph Dickson (Lincoln County Regiment). Born on 12/20/1752 in Halifax County, VA.
Oliver, William 1st NC Regiment 1782 8/1/1782, a Private under Capt. Joshua Hadley for 18 months.
Oller, Francis 4th NC Regiment 1782 A Private under Capt. Anthony Sharpe for 18 months.  aka Francis Oiler.
Ollis, Boston Orange County Regiment 1780 1780, a Private under Col. William O'Neal, Captain not known. Other tours, named officers make no sense. Camden (SC).
O'Merry, Jacob 2nd NC Regiment 1781 1782 6/3/1781, a Private under Capt. Benjamin Carter.  Discharged on 6/12/1782.  Sick in Camden (SC) Hospital during battle of Eutaw Springs, SC.  From Beaufort County, NC.  S4592.
Omet, John 2nd NC Regiment of Militia 1780 6/2/1780, a known Private under Capt. Augustin Spain and Col. Benjamin Exum. From Pitt County.
O'Neal, Benjamin 1st NC Regiment 1782 A Private under Capt. Peter Bacot for 18 months.
O'Neal, Isom 3rd NC Regiment 1778 7/20/1778, a Private under Maj. Thomas Hogg for nine months.
O'Neal, James 4th NC Regiment 1777 5/12/1777, a Private under Capt. James Williams.  9/8/1778, a known Private under Capt. Joshua Bowman (1st NC Regiment).
O'Neal, John 5th NC Regiment 1777 2/18/1777 (?), a Private under Capt. Benjamin Andrew Coleman.  Sentenced to receive 225 lashes for forging and selling discharges.  9/8/1778, in 2nd NC Regiment, unit unknown.
O'Neal, Lamentation Edgecombe County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. Etheldred Phillips and Col. Exum Lewis. 1781, a Private under Capt. William Meady and Lt. Col. John Eaton. 1781, also a Private under Capt. Tyre Harris and Col. Exum Lewis. Born in 1754 in Edgecombe County, NC. Guilford Court House, Hobkirk's Hill (SC).
O'Neal, Patrick Johnston County Regiment A Private, unit and dates unknown.
O'Neal, William 3rd NC Regiment 1778 7/20/1778, a Private under Capt. Kedar Ballard for nine months.
O'Neil, Charles Cumberland County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. Arthur Council. Moore's Creek Bridge.
O'Neil, Patrick 2nd Rowan County Regiment 1776 1780 1776, a Private under Capt. William Moore and Col. Christopher Beekman. 1777, in Burke County. 1780, a Private under Capt. Thomas Kennedy, attached to Lt. Col. Frederick Hambright (Lincoln County Regiment). Wounded at the battle of Ramseur's Mill. Cherokee Expedition 1776, Ramseur's Mill.
O'Neill, Walter Burke County Regiment 1778 1781 1778, a Private under Capt. John McDowell and Col. Charles McDowell. At the battles of Ramseur's Mill and Kings Mountain, SC under Capt. John Sorrell. 1781, a Private under Capt. John Sorrell and Lt. Col. Joseph McDowell. Wounded at the battle of Guilford Court House. Born on 2/15/1760 in County Waxford, Ireland. Ramseur's Mill, Kings Mountain (SC), Cowpens (SC), Guilford Court House.
Onion, James 1st NC Regiment of Militia 1780 6/2/1780, a Private under Capt. William Earl and Col. Samuel Jarvis. From the Edenton District.
O'Quin, John Duplin County Regiment 1778 1779 1778-1779, a Private under Capt. Hardy Holmes, attached to Lt. Col. Archibald Lytle (a Continental officer). 1779, also a Private under Capt. James Lanier (Pitt County Regiment), attached to Col. Jonas Johnston (Edgecombe County Regiment). Lived in what became Sampson County. Born on 6/13/1754 in Halifax County, NC. Briar Creek (GA), Stono Ferry (SC).
O'Quinn, Patrick Duplin County Regiment A Matross, unit and dates unknown. Two pay vouchers. May have only served in VA units. Born either 1/5/1750 or 6/5/1750 in Ireland.
Oram, John 3rd NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. Thomas Granbury.  Died on 3/11/1778.
Orange, William 2nd NC Regiment 1781 1782 6/14/1781, a Private under Capt. Tilghman Dixon.  At some time, transferred to Capt. Robert Raiford.  Discharged 12/14/1782.
Orange, William 3rd NC Regiment 1778 7/20/1778, a Private under Lt./Capt. Joseph Montford for nine months.
Order, Peter 4th NC Regiment 1782 A Private under Capt. Thomas Evans for 18 months.
Organ, William 1777 1778 8/8/1777, a Private under Capt. Williams.  Discharged on 8/21/1778.
Orr, ? 3rd NC Regiment 1777 1777 A Private under Capt. James Emmett.  Dropped from the rolls in Sep. 1777.
Orr, Charles 1st NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. John Brown.  A Corporal on 9/1/1777.  Died on 6/20/1778.
Orr, Daniel Wake County Regiment 1778 1781 1778-1779, a Private under Capt. Woodson Daniel and Lt. Col. Archibald Lytle (a Continental officer), probably considered to be in the New Levies. In the Purrysburg, SC expedition, no named engagements. 1781, a Private under Capt. Matthew McCullers (Johnston County Regiment) and Lt. Col. Robert Mebane (a Continental officer). Born in August of 1761 in what became Wake County, NC. Lindley's Mill.
Orr, David Mecklenburg County Regiment 1776 1776, a Private under Capt. Charles Polk and Col. Adam Alexander.
Orr, James Mecklenburg County Regiment 1776 1776, a Private under Capt. Charles Polk and Col. Adam Alexander.
Orr, James 2nd Salisbury District Minutemen 1776 1776 First in SC unit. 1776, a Private under Capt. Robert Mebane and Col. Thomas Polk. Too late for the battle of Moore's Creek Bridge. 1776, also a Private under Capt. Robert Mebane and Col. James Martin (Guilford County Regiment). 1780, drafted, hired a substitute. Born in 1750 or 1752 (both shown) in PA. Cherokee Expedition 1776.
Orr, Jehu Wake County Regiment 1779 1779, a Private under Col. Francois DeMalmedy (NC Light Dragoons), Captain not named. Born in August of 1763.
Orr, John NC Light Dragoons 1780 1780, a Private under Capt. Solomon Wood. From Wake County.
Orr, William 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private, unit unknown. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Osborn, Bennett Burke County Regiment 1778 1782 1778-1779, a Private under Lt./Capt. Benjamin Osborn (his brother) and Lt. Col. Hugh Brevard. In the Purrysburg, SC expedition, no named engagements. 1779, a Private under Capt. George Johnson and Col. Charles McDowell. 1780, a Private under Capt. William Adams and Lt. Col. Hugh Brevard. 1782, a Private under Capt. James Wilson and Col. Joseph McDowell. William Osborn below was also his brother. Born on 2/6/1764. Cherokee Expedition 1782.
Osborn, Robert Mecklenburg County Regiment 1775 1781 1775, a Private under Capt. James Houston and Col. Thomas Polk. 1776, a Private under Capt. James Osborn (his brother) and Col. Thomas Polk in the 2nd Salisbury District Minutemen. Too late for the battle of Moore's Creek Bridge. 1776, also a Private under Capt. Neal Morrison and Col. Adam Alexander. Sep. 1780, a Private under Capt. Benjamin Lowery and Col. William Richardson Davie in the newly-created NC State Cavalry-Western District. 1781, a Private under Capt. James Osborn and Col. Robert Irwin. Born in 1755 in York County, PA. aka Robert Osborne, Robert Ausburn. Great Cane Brake (SC), Snow Campaign (SC), Cherokee Expedition 1776.
Osborn, William Burke County Regiment 1779 1780 1779, a Private under Capt. William Adams and Lt. Col. Hugh Brevard. 1780, a Private under Capt. William Tabor and Col. William Graham (Lincoln County Regiment). Brother of Bennett Osborn and Lt./Capt. Benjamin Osborn. Born on 1/10/1764.
Osborne, Arthur Tryon County Regiment 1777 Oct. 21 - Dec. 30, 1777, a Private under Capt. Robert Porter and Col. William Graham. aka Arthur Ozborn, Arthur Osborn.
Osborne, Benjamin 1st NC Regiment 1782 1783 A Private under Capt. Peter Bacot.  Deserted on 6/19/1783 (?).  aka Benjamin Osborn.
Osborne, Elisha 1st NC Regiment of Militia 1780 6/5/1780, a known Private under Capt. Elisha Rhodes and Col. Samuel Jarvis. From Gates County.
Osborne, Jesse 4th NC Regiment 1782 1783 8/1/1782, a Private under Capt. Elijah Moore, then transferred to Capt. Joshua Hadley (1st NC Regiment) for 18 months.  Furloughed after 11 months near Charleston, SC.  Enlisted in Wake County, NC.  aka Jesse Osborn, Jesse Osbourn, Jesse Osburne.  S41930.
Osborne, John 3rd NC Regiment 1778 7/20/1778, a Private under Capt. John Baker for nine months.
Osborne, Joseph 2nd NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. James Gee.  Deserted on 8/10/1778.
Osborne, Mack Caswell County Regiment 1779 3/15/1779, a known Private under Capt. Berryman Turner and Col. William Moore. From Chatham County.
Osborne, Morgan 4th NC Regiment 1782 1782 A Private under Capt. William Lytle.  Discharged on 12/31/1782.  aka Morgan Osborn.
Osborne, Squire 1st NC Regiment 1781 1782 4/28/1781, a Private under Capt. Alexander Brevard.  Discharged on 4/28/1782 (3rd NC Regiment).  aka Squire Osborn.
Osteen, David Johnston County Regiment 1778 1781 1778-1779, a Private under Capt. William Dennis, attached to Col. Jonas Johnston (Edgecombe County Regiment). Lived in Carteret County. 1781, a Private under Capt. Eli West, attached to Col. John Smith (Johnston County Regiment). Born in 1761 in Carteret County, NC. Briar Creek (GA).
Osteen, Solomon New Bern District Minutemen 1776 1781 1776, a Private under Capt. Thomas Caswell and Col. Richard Caswell. Lived in Carteret County. 1776, also a Private under Capt. John Lovitt and Col. William Thompson. 1780, a Private under Capt. Samuel Jones and Col. George Mitchell (Onslow County Regiment). Hired a substitute for his next tour. 1781, a Private under Capt. Isaac Hill and Col. George Mitchell (Onslow County Regiment).  Moore's Creek Bridge.
Osteen, William 4th NC Regiment 1782 A Private under Capt. Thomas Evans for 18 months.
Outerbridge, Stephen 1st NC Regiment of Militia 1780 6/4/1780, a known Volunteer under Capt. Kenneth McKenzie and Col. Samuel Jarvis. From Martin County.
Outlaw, Edward Duplin County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Clerk under Capt. Alexander Outlaw and Col. James Kenan. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Outlaw, George Duplin County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. Alexander Outlaw and Col. James Kenan. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Outlaw, James 2nd NC Regiment 1781 1782 4/25/1781, a Private under Capt. Benjamin Carter.  Discharged on 4/25/1782 at Wilmington, NC.  S41929.
Outlaw, Lewis 7th NC Regiment 1777 1777 A Private under Capt. Thomas Brickell.  Dropped from the rolls in Oct. 1777.
Outlaw, Lewis Duplin County Regiment A Private, unit and dates unknown. Killed by Loyalists.
Outlaw, Palhah Duplin County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. Alexander Outlaw and Col. James Kenan. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Overby, William Guilford County Regiment 1778 1779 1778-1779, a Private under Capt. John Leak and Lt. Col. Archibald Lytle (a Continental officer) in the New Levies for nine months. Born on 7/17/1756 in Dinwiddie County, VA. Stono Ferry (SC).
Overstreet, Henry DQMG 1780 1780, a Canteen Maker on the roll of Capt. Solomon Wood (NC Light Dragoons) - this seems to be for convenience only.  An Artificer under Col. Nicholas Long (Deputy QM General).  Made Gunstocks.  A Canteen Maker on 8/23/1781.
Overton, Caleb 10th NC Regiment 1777 6/30/1777 or 7/15/1777 (two sources), a Private under Capt. Isaac Moore for three years.  9/8/1778, a known Private in the Lt. Colonel's Company (Lt. Col. Robert Mebane) (1st NC Regiment).
Overton, Daniel 2nd NC Regiment 1779 6/20/1779, a Private under Capt. Robert Raiford.
Overton, David 1st NC Regiment of Militia 1780 6/5/1780, a known Private under Capt. John Harvey and Col. Samuel Jarvis. From Perquimans County.
Overton, Eli Camden County Regiment 1779 1781 1779-1780, a Private under Capt. Jacob Taylor and Col. Peter Dauge. 1781, a Private under Capt. John Jones and Col. Peter Dauge. Born in Pasquotank (what became Camden) County, NC.
Overton, James 5th NC Regiment 1779 1782 3/1/1779, a Private under Capt. Joseph Montford for three years.  Wounded at the Fall of Charleston, SC.  Discharged 10/25/1782 near Charleston, SC.  S41927. Stono Ferry (SC), Siege of Charleston 1780 (SC).
Overton, Joab 1st NC Regiment 1778 1779 1/14/1777, a Corporal under Capt. John Poynter.  A Private in June 1778.  9/8/1778, a known Private under Capt. Tilghman Dixon (1st NC Regiment).  Died on 4/29/1779.
Overton, John 1st NC Regiment 1782 1782 1/7/1782, a Private under Capt. James Mills.  2/6/1782, this unit was transferred to the 4th NC Regiment.  Died on 9/9/1782.
Overton, Jonathan Tyrrell County Regiment 1780 1782 1780, a Private under Capt. Jeremiah Bateman, attached to Lt. Col. Archibald Lytle (a Continental officer). Lived in Chowan County. In Charleston, erecting breastworks, etc., discharged and re-enlisted. 1780, also a Private under Capt. George "Gee" Bradley (3rd NC Regiment). POW at the Fall of Charleston, SC, paroled. 1781, a Private under Capt. Richard Hewett (Tyrrell County Regiment), attached to Lt. Col. John Bond (Nash County Regiment) and sent to VA. 11/17/1781, a Private under Capt. Samuel Jones (3rd NC Regiment again) for 12 months. Born in 1754 in Perquimans County. A free man of color. S8915. Siege of Charleston 1780 (SC).
Overton, Joseph Surry County Regiment 1780 8/16/1780, a known Private, unit unknown. POW at the battle of Camden, SC. Camden (SC).
Overton, Samuel 10th NC Regiment 1777 1781 6/30/1777 or 7/18/1777 (two sources), a Private under Capt. Isaac Moore for three years.  9/8/1778, a known Private in the Lt. Colonel's Company (Lt. Col. Robert Mebane) (1st NC Regiment) led by Capt. Joshua Bowman.  Wounded at the battle of Germantown, PA.  A free man of color.  aka Lemuel Overton.  S41928. Germantown (PA), Siege of Charleston (SC) .
Overton, Titus Bladen County Regiment 1776 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. James Council and Col. Thomas Robeson, Jr. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Overturfe, John 1st NC Regiment 1781 1782 6/6/1781, a Private under Capt. William Lytle.  Discharged on 6/6/1782 (4th NC Regiment).  aka John Overturie.
Owen, Bailey 2nd Battalion of Militia 1776 1781 1776, a Private under Capt. James Denton and Col. Peter Dauge in the newly-created 2nd Battalion of Militia. Unit disbanded on 8/13/1776. Lived in Chatham County. 1778-1779, a Private under Capt. Matthew Ramsey (4th NC Regiment), no record of him in the official NC Continental rolls. 1781, a Private in NC Militia, unit unknown. Guarded the baggage during the battle of Guilford Court House. Stono Ferry (SC).
Owen, David 6th NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. Griffith John McRee.  Died on 4/28/1778.
Owen, David Wilkes County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Col. Benjamin Cleveland, Captain not named. 1781, a Private under Col. Andrew Pickens (SC), Captain not named. Born on 9/21/1759. Kings Mountain (SC), Cowpens (SC).
Owen, Enoch 4th NC Regiment 1781 1782 4/12/1781, a Private under Capt. George Dougherty.  10/13/1781, transferred to Capt. William Lytle.  Discharged on 4/12/1782.
Owen, Etheldred 1st NC Regiment 1781 1782 5/4/1781, a Private under Capt. Robert Raiford.  Discharged on 5/4/1782 (2nd NC Regiment).  Born 1742 in Edgecombe County, NC.  aka Etheldred Owens.
Owen, Francis 6th NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. Griffith John McRee.  Dropped from the rolls in Nov. 1778.
Owen, Frederick Granville County Regiment 1778 1781 1778-1779, a Private under Capt. William Gill and Lt. Col. Thornton Yancey. In the Purrysburg, SC expedition, no named engagements. 1780, a Private under Capt. Reuben Searcey, then under Capt. Richard Harrison, both attached to Col. William Moore (Caswell County Regiment). 1781, a Private under Capt. John Gwinn and Col. Joseph Taylor. 1781, also a Private under Capt. Lewis Bennett and Col. Philip Taylor. 1781, also a Private under Capt. Gideon Yonge and Col. Joseph Taylor. Brother of Shadrach Owen below. aka Frederick Owens.
Owen, John Nash County Regiment 1779 1780 First in SC unit. 1779, a Private under Capt. Wilson Taylor, then under Capt. John Dew, both attached to Col. John Pugh Williams (Bertie County Regiment). 1780, a Mechanic under Capt. David Dudley (Dobbs County Regiment) and Maj. William Dennis (Johnston County Regiment) sent to work in the the Public Shops in Cross Creek (Cumberland County). Born on 6/10/1756 in VA.
Owen, Nathaniel Hyde County Regiment 1782 2/7/1782, a known Private, unit unknown.
Owen, Omery 3rd NC Regiment 1778 A Private under Capt. Jacob Turner.  Died in Jan. 1778.
Owen, Shadrach Granville County Regiment 1777 1781 1777, a Private under Capt. Richard Taylor, then under Capt. Ralph Banks, both under Col. Joseph Taylor. 1779, a Private under Capt. William Gill and Lt. Col. Thornton Yancey. In the Purrysburg, SC expedition, no named engagements. 1780, a Private under Capt. Bartlett Searcey and Col. Joseph Taylor. 1781, a Private under Capt. William Thomas and Col. Francois DeMalmedy in the NC Light Dragoons. 1781, also a Private under Capt. John Gwinn, then under Capt. Gideon Gooch, both under Col. Joseph Taylor. Brother of Frederick Owen above. Born on 12/12/1760 in Granville County, NC. aka Shadrach Owens.
Owen, Stephen Randolph County Regiment 1780 9/8/1780, a known Private under Capt. John Johnston and Col. John Collier.
Owen, William Chatham County Regiment 1780 1782 1780, a Private under Capt. Nicholas Nall and Col. Ambrose Ramsey. 1782, a Private under Capt. John Cokely and Col. Herbert Haynes (Warren County Regiment).
Owenby, James Burke County Regiment 1778 1782 1778, a Private under Capt. George Taylor and Lt. Col. Hugh Brevard. In the Purrysburg, SC expedition, no named engagements. 1779, in Rutherford County. 1779, a Private under Capt. Robert Gilkey and Col. Andrew Hampton. 1780, a Private under Capt. William Whiteside and Col. Andrew Hampton. 1780, also a Private under Capt. Samuel Williams and Col. John Sevier (Washington County Regiment). 1781, a Private under Capt. John McClain and Col. Robert Porter. 1782, a Private under Capt. Hugh Beatty and Col. Robert Porter. Born on 1/6/1761 in Amherst County, VA. Kings Mountain (SC).
Owens, Bailey 3rd NC Regiment 1779 1779 A Private under Capt. Kedar Ballard.  Discharged on 12/1/1779.
Owens, Bailey Bute County Regiment 1779 3/1/1779, a known Private under Capt. Robert Temple and Lt. Col. Archibald Lytle (a Continental officer) in the New Levies. aka Baly Owins.
Owens, Daniel 6th NC Regiment 1777 1777 A Private under Capt. Thomas Donoho.  Deserted in Aug. 1777.
Owens, Edmund Craven County Regiment 1778 1781 1778-1779, a Private under Capt. Archibald Weeks, attached to Col. William Caswell (Dobbs County Regiment). 1779, a Private under Capt. James Pearce and Col. John Tilman. Late 1779, in Jones County. 1781, a Private under Capt. James Harrison and Col. Francis Avery. Born on 2/14/1755 in Dorset County, MD. Briar Creek (GA).
Owens, Francis 1st NC Regiment 1778 9/8/1778, a known Private under Capt. Joshua Bowman.  
Owens, Jacob 8th NC Regiment 1777 1779 A Private under Capt. Robert Raiford.  9/9/1778, a known Private under Capt. Clement Hall (2nd NC Regiment).  Dropped from the rolls in Feb. 1779.
Owens, James 8th NC Regiment 1777 1777 A Private under Capt. John Walsh.  Dropped from the rolls in Feb. 1777.  aka James Oram.
Owens, John 1776 2/27/1776, a Private, unit unknown. 5/7/1776, a Lieutenant in 6th NC Regiment. Moore's Creek Bridge.
Owens, John 1st NC Regiment 1777 3/29/1777, a Private, unit unknown.  9/8/1778, a known Tailor under Capt. James Read - stationed at Lancaster, PA.
Owens, John 3rd NC Regiment 1779 6/10/1779, a Private under Capt. George "Gee" Bradley for 18 months.
Owens, John 3rd NC Regiment 1782 2/12/1782, a Private under Capt. Samuel Jones for 12 months.
Owens, John 5th NC Regiment 1777 1778 A Private under Capt. William Caswell.  Died on 2/2/1778.
Owens, Thomas 3rd NC Regiment 1779 6/20/1779, a Private under Capt. George "Gee" Bradley for 18 months.  Discharged at Charleston, SC.  R16882.
Owens, Thomas 3rd NC Regiment 1777 1779 A Private under Capt. Kedar Ballard.  Discharged on 12/1/1779.
Owens, William Granville County Regiment 1779 1779, a Private under Capt. Abraham Potter and Col. Joseph Taylor. Also a Private under a Capt. Clark and a Capt. Yancey, dates not provided.
Owles, Piram 3rd NC Regiment 1779 Feb. 1779, a Private under Capt. John Medearis.
Oxley, George Dobbs County Regiment 1780 7/14/1780, received a $300 bounty from Col. James Glasgow for enlisting/re-enlisting.


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