The American Revolution in North Carolina

Capt. Samuel Martin*

Known Regiment(s) Associated With:

Known Year(s) as a Captain:

Mecklenburg County Regiment
NC State Cavalry-Western District

1780-1781**
1780

Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

 Thomas Polk

None Known

None Known

None Known

Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

Daniel Carter

Archibald McCorkle

Robert Williams

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Date(s):

Known Battles / Skirmishes:

6/20/1780

Ramseur's Mill

9/21/1780

Wahab's Plantation (SC)

2/1/1781

Cowan's Ford

2/19/1781

Fort Granby #1 (SC)

* Note - there are two other Captains named Samuel Martin, who may be the same man.

One Capt. Samuel Martin is identified as an NC Continental.

The other is a Capt. Samuel Martin in the NC Militia from Lincoln County.

** In April 1781, this unit was assigned to Lt. Col. William Polk, who had assembled a new regiment of Light Dragoons for the state of South Carolina. Click Here to see this man's SC unit during 1781.


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