The American Revolution in North Carolina

The Privates, Horsemen, Fifers, Drummers, etc. - Last Names Beginning with "Q"
Private, Etc. First Unit Served In As a Private From To Notes Known Battles/Skirmishes at This Rank
Quartermuss, James Pitt County Regiment 1779 1779, a known Private under Capt. William Burney and Col. John Simpson.
Queen, Francis Rowan County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. Joseph Sharpe and Col. Francis Locke.  Also served from 1/26/1781 to 3/11/1781. From what is now Alexander County.
Queery, John Mecklenburg County Regiment 1776 1776, a  Private under Capt. Charles Polk and Col. Adam Alexander. aka John Query.
Queery, Jonathan Mecklenburg County Regiment 1776 1776, a  Private under Capt. Charles Polk and Col. Adam Alexander. aka Jonathan Query.
Queery, William Burke County Regiment 1778 1781 1778, a Private under Capt. James Barr and Col. Charles McDowell. Lived in Mecklenburg County. Then joined a SC unit. Aug. 1781, back in NC and a Private under Maj. Joseph Graham and Col. Robert Smith in the newly-created NC State Legion, and in the Wilmington Expedition, no named engagements. Born in 1761 in Cumberland County, PA.
Quiery, William Mecklenburg County Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Private under Capt. Richard Springs and Col. Robert Irwin. Sep. 1780, a Private under Capt. Oliver Wiley and Col. William Richardson Davie in the newly-created NC State Cavalry-Western District. Fall of 1781, a Private under Capt. Nathan Orr, attached to Lt. Col. Drury Ledbetter (Montgomery County Regiment), and in the Wilmington Expedition, no named engagements.
Quigley, Charles Mecklenburg County Regiment A Private under Capt. James Houston, dates unknown. Lived in Rowan County.
Quilina, Shadrack 2nd NC Regiment 1781 1782 A Private under Capt. Benjamin Carter.  Discharged on 7/20/1782.
Quillen, Daniel Dobbs County Regiment 1780 1780-1781, volunteered under Capt. Jacob Johnston. Feb. 1781, a known Private under Capt. Johnston and Col. James Darnell. aka Daniel Quellin.
Quillin, John Surry County Regiment 1779 1780 1779, a Private under Capt. Henry Smith and Col. Joseph Williams. 1780, a Private under a Capt. Duling and Col. Joseph Williams. 1780, also a Private under Capt. William Bostick and Col. Martin Armstrong. Born in March of 1757 in Cumberland County, NC.
Quinby, Eleazor 2nd NC Regiment 1776 5/4/1776, a Private, unit unknown.  9/9/1778, a known Private under Capt. Clement Hall.  Discharged on 7/30/1779.  aka Eleamus Quinby.
Quinn, David Duplin County Regiment 1780 1782 1780, a Private under Capt. Jonathan Taylor and Col. James Kenan. 5/25/1781, a Private under Capt. Joseph T. Rhodes (4th NC Regiment). Wounded at the battle of Eutaw Springs, SC. W4771. Eutaw Springs (SC).
Quinn, Francis 1st NC Regiment 1782 1782 A Private under Capt. Peter Bacot.  Dec. 1782, transferred to the Pennsylvania Line.
Quinn, Thomas 10th NC Regiment 1777 8/29/1777, a Private under Capt. Abraham Sheppard, Jr.  9/9/1778, a known Private under Capt. John Ingles (2nd NC Regiment).  POW at Ft. Lafayette, NY on 6/1/1779.  Rejoined in Nov. 1779. Ft. Lafayette (NY)
Qurn, Michael New Bern District Minutemen 1776 2/27/1776, a known Carpenter under Capt. John Vance (Artillery) and Col. Richard Caswell. From Craven County. Probably Michael Quinn. Moore's Creek Bridge.


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