The American Revolution in North Carolina

Capt. Alexander Clark*

Known Regiment(s) Associated With:

Known Year(s) as a Captain:

Hillsborough District Minutemen
Chatham County Regiment

1775-1776
1776-1781

Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

John Christian
Thomas Dobbins
Thomas Hinsley

None Known

None Known

None Known

Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

John Buie

Burgess Clark

Bry Gregory

William Gregory

Drury Harrington

Massey Medaris

John Petty

Richard Stron

Stephen Stron

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Shadrack Weaver

Date(s):

Known Battles / Skirmishes*:

2/27/1776

Moore's Creek Bridge

9/13/1781

Lindley's Mill

9/1781

Brown Marsh - Some Say He Was Killed Here

10/15/1781

Raft Swamp - Maybe / Maybe Not*

11/15/1781

Brick House - Maybe / Maybe Not*

11/16/1781

Seven Creeks - Maybe / Maybe Not*
* Note - some claim that Capt. Alexander Clark was killed at the battle of Brown Marsh and Lt. Thomas Kinsley was promoted to Captain and took over the company. Others assert that Capt. Alexander Clark was apparently not killed and still in command at these engagements. Either Clark or Hinsley led the company at these three skirmishes.


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