The American Revolution in North Carolina

Capt. Philip Taylor*

Known Regiment(s) Associated With:

Known Year(s) as a Captain:

Hillsborough District Minutemen
6th NC Regiment
5th NC Regiment
3rd NC Regiment


Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

Christopher Goodwin
William Green
Joshua Hadley
John Kennon
William Lytle
Dempsey Moore
William Noble

Charles Mixon
Solomon Walker
Theophilus Williams

William Arthur
William Browning
Granville Davis
Elisha Hubbard
Jesse Parker
Edmund Pendleton
Nicholas Rochester

William Birgay
William Calahan
John Cook
Samuel Goodman
Jesse Parker
Arthur Tyner
Nicholas Tyner
John Wise

Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

Moses Bird

William Birgay

Byrd Brazil

John Brock

James Brown

William Browning

David Burn

John Cochran

Archibald Davis

Granville Davis

John Douglas

Elijah Duncan

John Ferrell

John Gardner

Humphrey Garland

William Gibson

Samuel Goodman

John Gouch

Rowland Gouch

William Gouch

Futrill Hall

John Harris

Isaac Hopkins

Richard Hopkins

Joseph Hyman

William McElroy

John McKinley

Michael McMullen

Farrell Morse

Matthew Newby

Randolph Newsom

Jesse Parker

David Pendergrass

John Perry

William Ramsey

John Redding

John Riggin

Thomas Robertson

Thomas Robison

Nicholas Rochester

William Rochester

John Rose

John Seagrove

David Shores

John Smith

Philip Thomas

Moses Tyler

Henry Vickory

Andrew Wade

Lawrence Weatherspoon

Charles Wood



Known Battles / Skirmishes:


Brandywine Creek (PA)


Germantown (PA)


Stono Ferry (SC)


Siege of Charleston 1780 (SC)

* Note - there were two Captains in NC named Philip Taylor, both from Granville County.

This man left the NC Continental Line and became a Colonel of NC Militia in Granville County from August 1780 until the end of the war.

The other Capt. Philip Taylor is known to have been a Captain of NC Militia from Granville County and in active service from August 1780 into 1781.

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