Roster of the 3rd Regiment-Col. Jethro Sumner




    These rosters will contain the names of the North Carolina soldiers that fought in the Revolutionary War.

    This is a roster of known soldiers from the 3rd Regiment-Col. Jethro Sumner

    
    The 3rd North Carolina Regiment was raised, on January 16, 1776, at Wilmington, 
    North Carolina for service with the Continental Army. The regiment would see 
    action at the Battle of Brandywine, Battle of Germantown, Battle of Monmouth and 
    the Siege of Charleston. The regiment would be captured by the British Army at 
    Charlestown, South Carolina, on May 12, 1780. The regiment was disbanded 
    on November 15, 1783.
    
    

     


Name and Rank

Company

Dates of Enlistment and Commission

Period of Service

Occurances

Ashton, Wm., Lt. Col.


15 Apr. 1776


Resigned 25 Oct. 1777

Acock, Moses, Pt.

Turner‘s

1777

2 ˝ years

Dead May 1778

Acock. Robt., Pt.

Turner’s

20 Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov. 1778

Adeg. Benj‘n., Pt.

Turner’s

11 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov. 1778

Ammis, Jas., Pt..

Granberry‘s

25 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov. 1778

Angel, Benj‘n., Pt..

Emmett’s


2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Mar. 1778

Brewster< Lott, Lt. Col..


25 Oct.1777


Resigned 15 Mar. 1778

Braoley, Rich‘d., Mr. P.


1777


See him in 1st. Reg.

Barrow, James, Drum.

Eaton’s

1777


Dr.Maj. Sep.1777
Omtd. Sep.1778

Bridges, Benj., Pt.

Turner‘s

20 Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct.1778

Bennet, Pt.

Turner’s

8 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Sergt.Oct.25,1778. Corpl.
June 1778, Dischgd.10
Nov.1778

Brandon, Wm., Pt.

Turner’s

1 May 1777

3 Years

Omtd. Jan.1778

Ballard, Keedar, Lt.

Emmet’s’s

16 Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Capt.Nov.1777.M.1 Oct.
1779.Pris.12 May 1780,
Deranged 1 Jan.1783

Bartholomew, Jno.Pt.

Turner’s


2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Butts, Jona, Sergt.

Granberry’s

1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 17,1777

Butts, Jacob, Sergt.

Granberry‘s

1776

2 ˝ Years

Omtd.Oct.1777

Butts, Job, Corpl.

Granberry’s

1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct.1778

Bailey, Lewis, Pt.

Granberry‘s

10 Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct.1778

Bilberry, Nath., Pt..

Granberry‘s

20 Apr..1776

2 ˝ Years

Omtd. Jan. 1778

Brinkley, Wm., Capt.


1776


Omtd. Jan. 1778

Bradley, James, Capt.


16 Apr.1777


Omtd. June 1778

Baler, Norris, Pt.

Eaton’s

18 Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd.30 Nov.1778
F’od.20 Feb.1780

Bennett, Moses, Pt.

Eaton‘s


2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov.1778

Bradley, Gee. Lt.

Eaton‘s



Capt.19 Sep.1778,Pris 12
May 1780, Deranged
1 Jan.1783

Bugg, Wm., Pt..

Emmet‘s

25 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov. 1778

Benton, Keedar, Pt.

Emmet’s

16 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 16 Oct.1778

Bargoner, Jno., Pt.

Emmet‘s

1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd.10 Nov.1778

Benton, Jesse, Sergt.

Emmet‘s

11 May,1776

2 ˝ Years

Omtd. Oct. 1777

Blanchet, Jno., Musc.

Emmet‘s

11 Oct.1776

2 ˝ Years

Mustd. 2nd. Reg. 27 Mar.
for W.

Coleman, Chas.,
Qr.Mast.Sergt.


1777


Qr.Mast.14 Oct.1777
Omtd.Sep.1778

Christian, Jno., Fife.

Emmet‘s

11 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Fife Maj.17 Aug.1777,Pt.
June 1778, Dischgd.Oct.1778

Carter, Giles, Pt.

Turner’s

1 Mar.1777

3 Years


Champion,Thos.,Pt.

Turner‘s

18 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd.Nov.10,1778

Clark, Jno., Pt.

Turner’s


2 ˝ Years

Dischgd.Oct.10, 1778

Curry, Thompson, Corpl.

Granberry‘s

4 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Sergt.Nov.1777
Dischgd.Oct. 1778

Cone, W., Pt..

Granberry‘s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Died 16 Sep.1777

Carey, Andrew H., Sergt..

Eaton‘s

Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Dead Sep. 1777

Cordle, Rich‘d,Pt.

Eaton‘s

1 Nov. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Omtd. June 1779

Cannon, Benj., Musc...

Eaton‘s

Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Died May 1, 1778

Clendenin, Jno., Ensn..

Emmet‘s

15 Apr.1776


Lt.23 Dec.1777,Qr.Mast.
14 Dec.1779,Pris.8 Sep.1781
Deranged 1 Jan.1783

.Copeland, Rich‘d, Pt.

Emmet‘s

17 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Clifton, Rich‘d, Pt.

Emmet‘s

1776

W

Died Feb. 1778

Dixon, Henry, Maj.


8 July 1777


Lt.Col. 12 May 1778
Died 17 July 1782

Davis, Sam‘l. Pt.

Turner‘s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct.1778

Dondon, Sm‘l., Pt.

Turner‘s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Pris. 11 Sep.1777

Dixon, Geo., Musc.

Granberry‘s

July 1776

2 ˝ Years

Omtd. June 1778

Doley, Nath‘l, Sergt.

Granberry‘s

June 1776

2 ˝ Years

Omtd. June 1778

Dunning, Jas., Pt.

Emmet‘s

15 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Edwards, Benj.,Pt.

Turner‘s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Omtd. June 1778

Elloms, Chas., Pt.

Turner‘s

28 Oct. 1776


Dischgd. 1 May 1779

Eaton, Pinketham, Capt.


16 Apr. 1776


Maj. 22 Nov.1777, Omtd
Jan 1778, Mustd.Jan. 1779 in
5th Reg.

Edmunds, Nicholas,
Capt.


1777


Omtd. Jan 1778

Emmet, Jas. Capt.


16 Apr. 1776


Maj. Feb. 1778
Omtd. June 1778

Fawn, Wm., Lt.

Turner‘s

16 Apr. 1777


Pris.12 May 1780, Capt.
Deranged 1 Jan. 1783

Fryar, Wm., Pt.

Emmet‘s

3 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov. 1778

Goodridge, Mat‘w., Sergt.

Turner‘s

25 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Destd. Oct. 1777

Granberry, Thos., Capt.


16 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Resigned 27 Dec. 1777

Gee, Wm., Corpl.

Granberry‘s

23 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Sergt. Nov. 1777, Pt. June
1778, Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Glover,Jno., Pt.

Granberry’s

27 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov.1778

Garland, Elisha, Pt.

Eaton‘s

4 Jan 1777

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Garland, Jno.

Eaton‘s

29 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Omtd. 10 Nov. 1778

Granberry, Jno. Lt.

Eaton‘s

1777


Omtd. May

Green, Josiah, Pt.

Emmet‘s

1777


Omtd. Sep. 1777

Hodgton, Alvery
Lt, and Adj.


1777


Omtd. Jan.1778

Hudson, Isaac
Sergt. Maj..


24 May 1777

2 ˝ Years

Omts. Sep. 1778

Hudson, Chamberlain
Corpl.

Turner‘s

. 7 May 1776


Sergt.25 Oct.1779, Pt. June
1778, Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Hutston, Abin, Pt.

Turner‘s




Hastings, Wylie, Pt.

Turner’s

27 Jan.1777

3 Years


Howell, Henry.,Pt.

Granberry‘s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Destd. Aug. 1777

Harrison, Jas., Pt.

Granberry‘s

20 Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1777

Hart, Anthony, Lt.

Granberry’s

1777


See 2nd. Reg.Com
P.1064

Hall, Delany, Pt..

Brinkley’s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Died 13 Mar. 1778

Hood, Arch‘d, Pt..

Brinkley‘s

2 May1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Hitchcock, Fred‘k,Pt.

Brinkley’s

20 Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Hull, Jackson, Pt.

Brinkley‘s

1777

3 Years

Dead Jan. 1778

Hart, Anthony, Lt.

Eaton‘s

16 Apr. 1777


And Adj. June 1778
Resigned 1 Apr.1782

Hart, Thos. Pt.

Eaton’s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Dead June 1778

Hardy, Thos., Pt

Eaton’s

1777


Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Harris, Geo., Pt..

Emmet’s

1777


Missing 4 Oct. 1778

Hern, Drury, Pt.

Emmet’s

15 May 1776


Dischgd. 10. Nov. 1778

Jeffries, Thos., Pt.

Turner’s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Omtd. Jan 1778

Jones, Rich’d, Pt.

Turner’s

15 Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Jones, Jacob, Pt..

Granberry‘s

20 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov. 1778

Judge, Jas., Pt.

Granberry‘s




Jones, Thos., Pt.

Granberry‘s

10 May. 1776


Dischgd. Nov.1778

Jumper, Rich‘d, Pt.

Eaton’s


12 Months

Omtd. Jan. 1778

Johnson, Thos. Pt.

Eaton‘s


12 Months

Died 20 May 1778

Jones, Dan‘l, Capt.




Omtd. June 1778

Jones, Josiah, Pt.

Emmet’s

17 Apr/ 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Jones, Hesk., Pt.

Emmet’s

11 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 16 Oct. 1778

Knight, Reuben, Musc..

Emmet’s

16 Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Pt. June 1778
Dischgd. 1 Feb. 1780

King, Jno., Pt..

Emmet’s

1777

W

Omtd. June 1778

Kippey. Peter, Pt.




Mustd. Jan.1778
Omtd. Feb. 1778

Lockhart, Sam‘l, Maj.


15 Apr. 1776


Lt. Col. 1777 in 8th.Reg.

Linton, Wm., Lt..

Turner‘s

24 July, 1776


Resigned 1 Nov. 1778

Lane, Jesse, Pt.

Turner’s

1 Mar.1777

3 years, W


Lackey, Chri‘r., Lt.

Granberry’s

1777

3 Years

Omtd. Dec. 1777

Lacy, Burwell, Pt.

Granberry’s

1777


Corpl. 1 Apr. 1782

Lucey, Isom, Pt..

Emmet’s

1777



Lucus, Valentine, Pt.

Emmet’s

22 Apr. 1776


Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Metissick, Thos., Corp..

Turner’s

25 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Pt. June 1778
Dischgd. 30 Oct. 1778

Mathews, Edw‘d, Musc..

Turner‘s


2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Aug.1778

Medlin, Shadrack, Pt.

Turner‘s


2 ˝ Years

A.W.O.L. Jan.1778

Meacon, Jas. Pt.

Turner’s



Omtd. Sep.1777

Massey, John, Pt.

Turner‘s



Dischgd. 3 Feb. 1778

Meacon, Wm., Pt.

Turner‘s



Omtd. Sep. 1777

Montford, Joseph, Lt.

Granberry‘s‘s

16 Apr.1776


Capt. Jan.9, 1779,Pris.12
May 1780,Deranged
1 Jan.1783

McMullen, Jas, Musc.

Granberry’s

10 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov. 1778

Manning, Timothy, Pt.

Granberry‘s

1777



Medearis, John, Lt.

Eaton‘s

15 Apr.1777


Capt. 23 Dec.1777
Omtd. In 1782

Marshall, Geo., Pt..

Eaton’s

22 Apr. 1776

W

Destd. 10 July 1779

Massey, Thos.,Sergt.

Everett’s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Died 12 Mar. 1778

McDonald, Gus, Musc..

Everett‘s

1 May 1776

3 Years

Dischgd. 1 May 1776

McDonald, Thos., Pt.

Everett’s

1 May 1776

3 Years

Dischgd. 1 May 1776

Neil, Jno., Pt..

Turner’s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Died Nov. 1777

Nunnery, Henry, Pt.

Granberry’s

5 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Norton, Wm..Pt.

Eaton‘s

1777

3 Years

Died Jan. 1778

Owen, Omery, Pt.

Turner‘s



Died Jan. 1778

O‘Neal, Chas., Ensn.

Granberry‘s

18 Apr. 1777

2 ˝ Years

Lt. 20 July 1777
Omtd. June 1778

Oram, Jno., Pt.

Granberry‘s

1777


Died 11 Mar. 1778

Orr, Pt.

Emmet‘s

1777


Omtd. Sep 1777

Penticost, Dancey, Sergt.


20 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Qr.Mast.Sergt. Nov.1777
Omtd. Sep.1778

Powell, Jno., Corpl.

Turner‘s

16 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Pt. 1778, Dischgd.Oct.1778

Phillips, David, Pt.

Turner‘s

16 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Potaway, Macaja, Pt.

Granberry‘s

20 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Potter, Jno., Pt.

Granberry‘s

.

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Pulley, Isom, Pt..

Granberry‘s

5 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Prichel, Joo., Pt.

Granberry’s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Omtd. 7 Sep. 1777

Pulley, Jas., Musc.

Granberry‘s

12 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Pt. June 1778
Dischgd.12 Nov.1778

Parkerson,Jno., Corpl.

Eaton‘s

16 Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Sergt.1 Aug.1777,Corpl.
June 1778, Pt.15 July 1779

Perry, Jerry, Pt.

Eaton’s

29 Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd.10 Nov.1778
Corpl.,From Feb. to
June 1778

Portress, Jno., Pt.

Eaton’s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Died 1 May 1778

Polson, Jno., Corpl.

Emmet’s

11 May1776

2 ˝ Years

Sergt.Oct.1777
Dischgd.16 Oct.1778

Ridley, Wm., Surgn..


21 Apr.1777


Absent, no leave Nov.1777

Richards, Jos., Sergt.

Turner‘s

25 Apr. 1776


Pris. 4 Oct. 1777

Rotley, Jno., Pt.

Turner‘s

1777

3 Years

Died 30 July 1778

Roberts, Kitchin, Pt.

Brinkley’s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Died 10 Mar.1778

Roper, Jas., Pt.

Brinkley’s

7 Apr.1777

3 Years


Rushworm, Wm., Lt.

Eaton’s

16 Apr.1777


Omtd. Jan.1778

Raifield, Spencer, Pt.

Eaton’s

10 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov.1778

Robinson, Ruben, Pt.

Emmet’s

1777


Died 4 Sep.1777

Sumner, Jethro, Col.


15 Apr.1776


Brig.Gen. 9 Jan.177

Savage, Mich’l, Pt.

Turner‘s

Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Sherrin, Jacob, Pt.

Turner‘s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Corpl.7 Nov.1777
Died 20 May 1778

Solsberry, Benj’n, Pt.

Turner‘s

26 Oct.1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct.1778

Shoementon, Hezk., Pt.

Granberry’s

20 Dec. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Nov. 1778

Swenet, Jas., Pt.

Granberry‘s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Destd. Aug. 1777

Smith, Thos., Pt.

Granberry’s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Destd. Aug.1777

Strickler, Jno., Pt.

Granberry’s

15 Mar 1777

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov. 1778

Smith, Simon, Pt.

Granberry’s

20 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov. 1778

Stevens, Lewis, Pt.

Granberry’s

5 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov.1778

Sturt, Henry, Pt.

Granberry’s

15 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov.1778

Sweat, Wm., Pt.

Eaton‘s

20 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov.1778

Scott, Jno.

Eaton‘s

1777


Omtd. June 1778, Mustd
Jan.1779 in 4th Reg.

Smith, Wm., Pt.

Eaton’s

1777


Died 31 Mar. 1778

Santy, Caesar, Pt.

Eaton’s

22 Feb.1777


Pris.1 June 1779
Mustd.1781 for War

Spells, Henry, Pt.

Eaton’s

5 May 1776


Dischgd. 1 Dec.1778

Simpson, Sm’l, Pt.

Eaton’s

1777

2 ˝ Years, W

Corpl. 1 Apr.1779, Pt. 1782

Skinner, Jno., Corpl.

Eaton’s

1 May 1776


Pt. June 1778
Dischgd. 1 Nov.1778

Sypress, Robert, Sergt.

Emmet’s

15 May 1776


Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Smith, Wm., Pt.

Emmet’s

22 Dec.1776


Dischgd. 1 Feb. 1780

Turner, Jacob, Capt.


16 Apr. 1776


Killed 4 Oct. 1777

Turner, Bryan, Sergt.

Turner‘s

22 Apr. 1777


Destd. 15 Oct. 1777

Threat, Fred’k., Pt.

Turner’s

5 May 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. Oct. 1778

Toby, Wm., Pt.

Eaton’s

4 May 1776

W

Corpl. Oct.1777, Pt. June
1778, Pris.1 June 1779

Tillery, Jno., Lt.

Eaton’s

1777


Omtd. Jan.1778

Tulston, Wm., Pt.

Emmet’s

1777


Destd.Aug.1777

Wilson, Whitfield
Qr.Mast.


22 Apr.1777


Promoted 14 Oct.1777
Omtd. Jan.1778

Wood, Mathew, Lt. .

Turner’s

24 July 1776


Capt. 22 Nov.1777
Omtd. Jan.1778

Wheeler, Sam’l, Pt.

Turner’s

18 Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov.1778

Williamson, Wm., Pt.

Turner’s

16 Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov.1778

Willis, Augustor, Sergt.

Eaton’s

24 Sep.1776

2 ˝ Years

Omtd. June 1778

Welch, Basil, Pt.

Eaton’s

1 Nov. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 1 Dec.1778

Whitley, Haniford

Eaton’s

22 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 10 Nov.1778

Wiggins, Willis, Corpl.

Emmet’s

11 Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Sergt.Oct.1777,Corpl.
June 1778, Dischgd.17 Oct.
1778

Wiggins, Henry, Pt.

Emmet’s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Omtd. June 1778

Wiggins, Noah, Pt.

Emmet’s

11 Apr.1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 11 May 1778

White, Jno.

Emmet’s

1777

2 ˝ Years

Died 12 Apr.1778

Yarborough, Ruben, Sgt.

Turner’s

25 Apr. 1776

2 ˝ Years

Dischgd. 30 Oct.1778

Young, Jno., Corpl.

Turner’s

1 Aug. 1776


Pt.June 1778
Dischgd.31 Oct. 1778

Yarborough, Edd.,Lt.

Turner’s

16 Apr 1777


Capt. Jan. 1779
Deranged 1 Jan. 1783


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