The American Revolution in North Carolina

Perquimans County Regiment of Militia

Date Established:


Original Officers:

September 9, 1775

Col. Miles Harvey
Col. Thomas Harvey

Col. Miles Harvey
Lt. Col. William Skinner
1st Maj. Thomas Harvey
2nd Maj. Richard Clayton

Known Lt. Colonels:

Known Majors: 

Known Adjutants:

Lt. Col. William Skinner
Lt. Col. Charles Blount
Lt. Col. John Harvey

1st Maj. Thomas Harvey
2nd Maj. Richard Clayton
Maj. Charles Moore

None Known

Known Captains:

William Barber

William Earl (?)

John Hall

John Harvey

Isaac Moore

William Moore

Peter Pouchet


William Riddick

Brief History of the Regiment:

On September 9, 1775, the Provincial Congress authorized thirty-five (35) existing county Militias to be organized. All officers were appointed and commissioned by the Provincial Congress.

The Perquimans County Regiment was active until the end of the war. Units of this regiment were known to have participated in the following known battles/skirmishes:


Known Battles / Skirmishes:


Great Bridge (VA)

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