The American Revolution in North Carolina

Capt. Matthew Ramsey*

Known Regiment(s) Associated With:

Known Year(s) as a Captain:

9th NC Regiment
4th NC Regiment


Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

Daniel Bullock
James Carrington
David Cowan
Jesse Steed
Joseph Stewart

Joseph Johnson

William Kennedy

None Known

Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

Francis Bradley

John Carnelison

David Clements

Ripley Copland

Robert Hair

William Hall

Daniel Higdon

Thomas Jinks

Benjamin Kennedy

Thomas Kent

Thomas Kent

James King

George Nelson

Abraham Perkins

Thomas Searles

David Sears

James Sellers

Peter Shabshaw

William Shoulder

Joseph Simkins

Samuel Sloan

Garet Smethers

William Smith

Joseph Sugins

Thomas Todd



William Woodside


Known Battles / Skirmishes:


Stono Ferry (SC)


Siege of Savannah (GA)


Guilford Court House

* Note - there were two Captains in NC named Matthew Ramsey.

This man was in the NC Continental Line. His home county is not known, but most likely he was from Chatham.

The other Capt. Matthew Ramsey was from Chatham County and in the NC Militia.

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