The American Revolution in North Carolina

Capt. James Armstrong*

Known Regiment(s) Associated With:

Known Year(s) as a Captain:

Pitt County Regiment
New Bern District Minutemen

1775-1776 & 1776-1781

Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

Samuel Jones

Roland Dixon

Samuel Williams

None Known

Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

Henry Barnhill, Jr.

Thomas Hardee

Joshua Hill

Barnabas Johnson

Drury Rogers

Thomas Smith

John Wilson



Known Battles / Skirmishes:


Moore's Creek Bridge


Guilford Court House

* Note - there were two Captains from Pitt County. This man was in the NC Minutemen and NC Militia.

The other Capt. James Armstrong was in the 2nd NC Regiment from its inception on 9/1/1775, and was later the Colonel/Commandant of the 8th NC Regiment, then the 4th NC Regiment.

A third Capt. James Armstrong was from in the NC Militia from Rowan County.

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