The American Revolution in North Carolina

Capt. Samuel Johnson*

Known Regiment(s) Associated With:

Known Year(s) as a Captain:

Wilkes County Regiment

1777-1780 & 1781-1782

Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

Elisha Reynolds
Whitfield Whitson

Edward Turner
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None Known

None Known

Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

Bowling Baker

William Boyd

Robert Brown

John Burk

John Burns

David Carter

Nathaniel Chambers

William Chambers

John Church, Sr.

James Cordill

Archillis Craft

Joel Crain

Daniel Fox

Titus Fox

James Gray

John Hall

Abraham Hunt

John Love

George Parks

George Roberts

Matthew Sparks

Thomas Steed

Elijah Vickes

John Walters

James Woody

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Date(s):

Known Battles / Skirmishes:

8/6/1780

Hanging Rock (SC)

8/16/1780

Camden (SC)

* Note - there were three Captains of NC Militia named Samuel Johnson.

This man was from Wilkes County. He was a Captain reduced to Lieutenant just for the battle of Kings Mountain (SC) (Wounded) because there were too many different companies with small numbers of men. Some men still later asserted that they were under him as a Captain at Kings Mountain. Soon back to Captain.

The second Capt. Samuel Johnson was from Caswell County.

The third Capt. Samuel Johnson was from Surry County.



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