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


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



Known Battles / Skirmishes:


Ramseur's Mill


Wahab's Plantation (SC)


Cowan's Ford


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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