The American Revolution in North Carolina

Capt. Robert Smith*

Known Regiment(s) Associated With:

Known Year(s) as a Captain:

Salisbury District Minutemen
2nd Salisbury District Minutemen

4th NC Regiment
3rd Continental Dragoons (VA)
Mecklenburg County Regiment


Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

Charles Alexander
Alexander Brevard
William Brownfield
William Caldwell
Benjamin Carter
George Johnson
Samuel Linton
Charles Polk
Thomas Blount Whitmill

Alexander Brevard
Benjamin Brown
Thomas McClure

James Brown
John Burns
Charles Murray
John Murray

John Hughes
Samuel Morrow

Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

Lewis Beddlehizer

Peter Brown

James Burns

John Butler

George Campbell

David Charney

Joseph Cowan

John Elliott

John Erwin

John Evans

William Eves

Black Garrick

Thomas Gilmore

Thomas Goff

Thomas Griswit

Robert Harman

Hugh Houston

John Hughes

Hugh Hurton

John Lafferty

Archibald Martin

Jeremiah McCartney

John McGlaughlin

John McLaughlin

Daniel McOllister

Charles Murray

John Murray

Thomas Parham

Patrick Scantling

Robert Shaw

Benjamin Simmons

Thomas Sloan

Thomas Smith

John Webb

Benjamin White

George Wilson

John Wright





Known Battles / Skirmishes:


Moore's Creek Bridge


Fort Moultrie #1 (SC)


Fort George-Bald Head Island

* Note - there were four Captains in NC named Robert Smith.

This man was from Mecklenburg County, and he was in the Minutemen and in the NC Continental Line. He moved to Lincoln County and was a Lt. Colonel and Colonel of NC Militia.

The second Capt. Robert Smith was in the NC Continental Line during 1781. His home county is unknown.

The third Capt. Robert Smith was also from Mecklenburg County and he was in the NC Militia during 1781.

The fourth Capt. Robert Smith was from Burke County and in the NC Militia 1780-1781.

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