The American Revolution in North Carolina

Capt. John Watson*

Known Regiment(s) Associated With:

Known Year(s) as a Captain:

Rutherford County Regiment


Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

None Known

None Known

None Known

None Known

Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

David Musick

Adam Sharp

John Sorrels



Known Battles / Skirmishes:


Cherokee Expedition 1782

* Note - there were three Captains of NC Militia named John Watson.

This man was from Rutherford County.

The second Capt. John Watson was from Orange County.

The third Capt. John Watson was from Burke County. He might be the same man as this Captain from Rutherford County. Info comes from different sources, so it is difficult to determine with any certainty.

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