The American Revolution in North Carolina

Capt. William Armstrong*

Known Regiment(s) Associated With:

Known Year(s) as a Captain:

Tryon County Regiment
Lincoln County Regiment

1778-1779
1779-1781

Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

James Hill
William Rankin

None Known

None Known

None Known

Known Privates, Horsemen, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

William Beard

Ennis Hooper

Isaac Hudson

Jesse Palmer

William Rankin

Peter Scrum

John Starret

Adam Stroup

John Venable

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Date(s):

Known Battles / Skirmishes:

7/21/1780

Colson's Mill

8/11/1780

Little Lynches Creek (SC)

8/16/1780

Camden (SC)

10/7/1780

Kings Mountain (SC)

3/15/1781

Guilford Court House

9/8/1781

Eutaw Springs (SC)

* Note - There were three known Captains in NC named William Armstrong.

This man was from Tryon County, which became Lincoln County in 1779, and in the NC Militia.

The second Capt. William Armstrong was an Ensign, a Lieutenant, and a Captain in the 1st NC Regiment, then in the 3rd NC Regiment, both on the NC Continental Line.

The third Capt. William Armstrong was from Rowan County.



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