The American Revolution in North Carolina

Capt. William Shepherd*

Known Regiment(s) Associated With:

Known Year(s) as a Captain:

Surry County Regiment


Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

Richard Holmes
John Horne

James Shepherd

David Clerk
Jesse Gordon
John Hammon
Richard Horne

None Known

Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

William Boyd

David Clark

Jonathan Clark

Thomas Coaker/Coker

John Connell

Lazarus Denny

Humphrey Durham

William Epperson

? Felton

John Fields

Joshua Frost

Martin Gambill

John Hammon

Isaac Holman

Nicholas Horne

John Houser

Edmund Kerby/Kirby

James King

Constant Ladd

James LaFoy

Edward Loving

William Loving

Charles Lynch

John Patrick

William Patrick

Reuben Pinon

William Prather

John Redpath

John Surwood

William Underwood

William Venable

Jeremiah Williamson


Known Battles / Skirmishes:


Moore's Creek Bridge


Cherokee Expedition 1776 (TN)


French Broad River


Colson's Mill

* Note - there were two Captains in NC named William Shepherd.

This man was in the NC Militia and was from Surry County.

The other Capt. William Shepherd was in the NC Continental Line and was from Duplin County. He had earlier been a Private and a Lieutenant in the NC Continental Line.

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