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Revolutionary War Soldiers for NC and SC

Data provided by the website Carolana.

StateFirstLastRankRegimentFromTo NotesBattles 
NC Westwood Armistead Private1st NC Regiment1781 1783Feb. 1781, a Private under Lt. John McNees.
From Northampton County, NC.
Captured by British while marching from Augusta to Ninety-Six, SC in March 1781 - held until the end of the war.
W8100.
Hobkirk's Hill (SC), Siege of Augusta (GA). Permalink
SC James Armor New Acquisition District Regiment First, under BG Andrew Williamson, unit and dates unknown. Served under Capt. Joseph Howe July and August 1780.Briar Creek (GA). Permalink
SC John Armor PrivateNew Acquisition District Regiment First, a Wagoner under Col. Thomas Neel, dates unknown. A Private 6/1/1780 to 9/17/1780. A Wagon Master 11/9/1780 to 1/1/1781. Then, a Horseman under Col. William Bratton.Orangeburgh, Quarter House, St. James Goose Creek Church, Edisto. Permalink
NC ? Armstrong CaptainRowan County Regiment1775 1775, a Captain under Col. Griffith Rutherford.Great Cane Brake (SC), Snow Campaign (SC). Permalink
NC Abel Armstrong CaptainRowan County Regiment1780 Was an Ensign and a Lieutenant.
Promoted to Captain after the death of Capt. William Armstrong at the battle of Ramseur's Mill. 1780-1781, a Captain under Col. Francis Locke. At the battle of Cowpens, SC under Maj. Joseph McDowell (Burke County Regiment).
Cowpens (SC), Cowan's Ford, Tarrant's Tavern, Eutaw Springs (SC). Permalink
NC Abel Armstrong EnsignRowan County Regiment1776 1779Was a Lieutenant in the NC Continental Line. 1776, an Ensign under Capt. William Knox. 1779, a Lieutenant. 1780, a Captain.Moore's Creek Bridge, Ft. Moultrie #1 (SC). Permalink
NC Abel Armstrong Lieutenant2nd NC Regiment1775 1780Sep. 1775, a Lieutenant under Capt. William Knox.
1776, an Ensign under Capt. William Knox in the Rowan County Regiment of Militia. 1779-1780, a Lieutenant under Capt. William Armstrong. 1780, a Lieutenant under Capt. James Purviance. Later in 1780, also a Captain. From Rowan County.
Great Cane Brake (SC), Snow Campaign (SC), Ramseur's Mill, Fishing Creek (SC). Permalink
NC Alexander Armstrong PrivateDuplin County Regiment1778 17811778-1779, a Private under Capt. James Gillespie. 1779, a Private under Capt. Joseph Thomas Rhodes. Wounded at the battle of Stono Ferry, SC. 1781, a Private under Capt. James Love. POW at the battle of Rouse's Tavern, released when Wilmington was evacuated. Born in March of 1756 in Ireland.Stono Ferry (SC), Rouse's Tavern. Permalink
NC Andrew Armstrong Captain6th NC Regiment1777 Was a Lieutenant.
10/12/1777, a Captain.
Retired 6/1/1778.
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NC Andrew Armstrong LieutenantSalisbury District Minutemen1775 17779/9/1775, a 2nd Lieutenant under Capt. John Baptiste Ashe and Col. Thomas Wade. 4/17/1776, a 2nd Lieutenant under Capt. John Baptiste Ashe and Col. John Alexander Lillington (6th NC Regiment). 9/19/1776, a 1st Lieutenant under Capt. Griffith John McRee. 10/12/1777, promoted to Captain. Permalink
SC Arthur Armstrong New Acquisition District Regiment1779 1779Served under Capt. Peter Clinton, Capt. Huff (?) during 1779. Permalink
NC Benjamin Armstrong Private3rd NC Regiment1781 1782A Private under Capt. Clement Hall.
Deserted on 4/1/1782 (2nd NC Regiment).
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NC Benjamin Armstrong PrivateNC State Cavalry-Western District1780 1781Sep. 1780, a Private under Capt. David Ramsey and Col. William Richardson Davie. From Rowan County. Fall of 1781, a Private under Capt. David Ramsey and Col. Robert Smith (NC State Legion), and in the Wilmington Expedition.Wahab's Plantation (SC). Permalink
SC Edward Armstrong 2nd Spartan Regiment Served under Col. Thomas Brandon before and after the Fall of Charleston. Dates and unit unknown.Brandon's Camp, Blackstocks. Permalink
NC James Armstrong AdjutantSurry County Regiment1781 Early 1781, an Adjutant under Capt. John Bostick, attached to SC Brig. Gen. Andrew Pickens for a short duration. Permalink
NC James Armstrong Captain2nd NC Regiment1775 17769/1/1775, a Captain under Col. Robert Howe.
Later, a Colonel of 8th NC Regiment.
From Pitt County, NC.
Moore's Creek Bridge. Permalink
NC James Armstrong CaptainPitt County Regiment1775 17817/15/1775, a known Captain of Militia.
Jan. 1776, considered a company of Minutemen under Col. Richard Caswell (New Bern District Minutemen). 1777-1781, a Captain under Col John Simpson. 1780, also under Lt. Col. Joseph Hawkins (Warren County Regiment). March 1781, at the battle of Guilford Court House under Lt. Col. William Thomas Linton (Nash County Regiment).
Moore's Creek Bridge, Guilford Court House. Permalink
NC James Armstrong Captain2nd Rowan County Regiment1776 17771776-1777, a Captain under Lt. Col. William Armstrong and Col. Christopher Beekman. Permalink
NC James Armstrong Colonel8th NC Regiment1776 1781Was a Captain in the New Bern District Minutemen then Pitt County Regiment of Militia.
Commissioned a Colonel on 11/26/1776.
6/1/1778, commander of 4th NC Regiment.
Wounded at Stono Ferry, SC.
Retired on half pay in Jan. 1781.
Little known about him between Stono and his retirement - he did help recruit new men, and most considered him to be on active duty.
1781, appointed Brig. Gen. (Pro Tempore) for very short while when the NC Gen. Assy thought (incorrectly) that BG William Caswell had resigned. From Pitt County, NC.
Brandywine Creek (PA), Germantown (PA), Stono Ferry (SC). Permalink
NC James Armstrong CornetNC Light Dragoons1776 April 16, 1776, a Cornet under Capt. James Jones. Permalink
NC James Armstrong EnsignNC Light Dragoons1776 17761776, an Ensign under Capt. James Jones. From Wake County. Permalink
NC James Armstrong GeneralNew Bern District Brigade of Militia1781 1781First a Captain of Militia, then in the New Bern District Minutemen. Then, a Colonel over the 8th NC Regiment and the 4th NC Regiment. 2/7/1781, appointed a Brigadier General by Gen. Assy to replace William Caswell who they thought had resigned. On 2/10/1781, BG William Caswell reinstated by Gen. Assy - his resignation was not factual. Permalink
NC James Armstrong LieutenantNC Light Dragoons1777 1781Was a Cornet. Permalink
NC James Armstrong LieutenantHillsborough District Minutemen1775 17761775-1776, a Lieutenant under Capt. Archibald Lytle. Permalink
NC James Armstrong MajorPitt County Regiment1775 9/9/1775, a Major under Col. John Simpson.
Re-appointed 4/22/1776.
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SC James Armstrong Wounded. Nothing more known. Permalink
SC James Armstrong Lee's Legion Nothing more known.Kings Mountain, Cowpens. Permalink
SC James Armstrong Berkeley County Regiment1780 1782From Williamsburg District. Served several months under Capt. William Robert McCottry, Capt. John Armstrong during 1780. Reenlisted in June 1782 under Capt. John Armstrong.Tearcoat Swamp, Georgetown. Permalink
SC James Armstrong New Acquisition District Regiment1779 17821779, served under BG Andrew Williamson, unit unknown. 1780-1781, served under Lt. Joseph Steele, Capt. William Hanna. 1782, served under Capt. John Hanna. At some time, served under Lt. Alexander Eakin, dates unknown.Briar Creek (GA), Fish Dam Ford, Ft. Granby, Quarter House, Edisto. Permalink
SC James Jr. Armstrong New Acquisition District Regiment1780 1781Served under Maj. William Gamble. Unit unknown. Permalink
SC James Sr. Armstrong New Acquisition District Regiment Served under Capt. Richard Sadler. Dates unknown. Permalink
NC John Armstrong Captain2nd NC Regiment1775 17779/7/1775, a Captain under Col. Robert Howe.
Wounded at Germantown.
Promoted to Major on Oct. 4, 1777 (4th NC Regiment).
Great Cane Brake (SC), Snow Campaign (SC), Ft. Moultrie #1 (SC), Brandywine Creek (PA), Germantown (PA). Permalink
NC John Armstrong CaptainSurry County Regiment1777 17801777-1780, a Captain under Col. Martin Armstrong. Permalink
NC John Armstrong LieutenantDuplin County Regiment1778 1778, a Lieutenant under Capt. John Moulton. Also a Lieutenant under Capt. David Dodd, then Capt. Daniel Williams. Permalink
NC John Armstrong Lt Col1st Battalion of Militia1776 17765/3/1776, a Lt. Colonel under Col. Thomas Brown. Unit disbanded on 8/13/1776. Permalink
NC John Armstrong Lt Col3rd NC Regiment1778 1783Was a Captain in 2nd NC Regiment.
Promoted to Major and transferred to 4th NC Regiment on 10/4/1777.
A Lt. Colonel on 7/17/1778 (back-dated - happened on 7/17/1782).
1780, in militia leading a unit simply called the NC Light Infantry (NC State Troops).
Early 1781, leading a Surry County Regiment attached to BG Andrew Pickens (SC), chasing Lt. Col. Lord Cornwallis.
Mid-1781, commander of the newly-recreated 3rd NC Regiment - at battle of Eutaw Springs (SC).
2/6/1782, back in recreated 4th NC Regiment under Lt. Col. Archibald Lytle.
Resigned on 1/1/1783.
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NC John Armstrong MajorCumberland County Regiment1776 17785/9/1776, a Major under Col. Ebenezer Folsome.
Resigned in April of 1778 along with Col. David Smith.
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NC John Armstrong Major4th NC Regiment1777 1778Was a Captain in 2nd NC Regiment.
Promoted to Major and transferred to 4th NC Regiment on 10/4/1777.
A Lt. Colonel on 7/17/1778 (back-dated - happened on 7/17/1782).
1780, led a unit simply called the NC Light Infantry (NC State Troops).
Early 1781, led a Surry County Regiment attached to BG Andrew Pickens (SC), chasing Lt. Col. Lord Cornwallis.
Mid-1781, commander of the newly-recreated 3rd NC Regiment - at battle of Eutaw Springs (SC).
2/6/1782, back in the recreated 4th NC Regiment under Lt. Col. Archibald Lytle.
Resigned on 1/1/1783. From Surry County.
Stono Ferry (SC), Colson's Mill, Little Lynches Creek (SC), Parker's Old Field (SC), Camden (SC), Kings Mountain (SC), Eutaw Springs (SC). Permalink
NC John Armstrong PrivateBute County Regiment1778 17791778-1779, a Private under Capt. Alsey High in the "New Levies." From what soon became Warren County. Permalink
NC John Armstrong PrivateNC Light Dragoons1780 1780, a Private under Capt. Solomon Wood. From Wake County. Permalink
SC John Armstrong 1st Spartan Regiment Served under Capt. Philemon Waters, Col. John Thomas, Jr. Dates unknown. At some time, served under Capt. McCulloch (New Acquisition District Regiment).Fort Granby, Orangeburgh, Ramseur's Mill (NC). Permalink
SC John Armstrong SC 3rd Regiment1777 Permalink
SC John Armstrong Camden District Regiment Served as a Footman under Capt. John McKinney, Col. Thomas Taylor. Dates unknown. Permalink
SC John Armstrong Camden District Regiment1779 1779A Wagon Master under Lt. Col. Robert Goodwin during 1779. Permalink
SC John Armstrong CaptainSC 5th Regiment Dates unknown. Also a Captain under Col. Richard Richardson, Jr. 1780-1782 (Berkeley County Regiment). From what became the Williamsburg District.Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation Permalink
SC John Armstrong CaptainSC 6th Regiment1778 17781778, a Captain under Col. Thomas Sumter. Died on 10/3/1778. Permalink
SC John Armstrong LieutenantBerkeley County Regiment Dates unknown. Permalink
NC Joseph Armstrong PrivateOrange County Regiment1780 17821780, a Private under Capt. Thomas Thompson. 1781, a Private under a Capt. Douglas. 1781, also an Express Rider for Capt. Jacob Richards. 1782, a Private under a Capt. Douglas, then under Capt. William Gwinn. Born on 4/22/1764 in Orange County, NC. Permalink
SC Joseph Armstrong SC 5th Regiment1777 Permalink
SC Lodwick Armstrong 40 Days in Militia during 1782. Nothing more known. Permalink