The American Revolution in North Carolina

Capt. John Barton*

Known Regiment(s) Associated With:

Known Year(s) as a Captain:

Onslow County Regiment


Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

Enoch Battle

John Merrill

None Known

None Known

Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:


None Known



Known Battles / Skirmishes:


Kings Mountain (SC) (?)

* Note - there were two Captains of NC Militia named John Barton.

This man was from Onslow County. There is considerable evidence that this man was actually named Capt. John Boston, but info comes from different sources, therefore making it difficult to determine with any certainty.

The second Capt. John Barton was from Wilkes County.

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