These rosters will contain the names of the North Carolina soldiers that fought in the Revolutionary War.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST, 1775 The Congress met according to adjournment. Taking into consideration the arrangement of the Military troops – (A resolution having been made the day before, to raise a body of forces, consisting of a thousand men, to be done immediately) and the appointment of Officers to command the said troops. Resolved: That they be divided into 2 Regiments consisting of 500 men each, and that 400, part of the first Regiment, be stationed in the District of Wilmington, 200 in the District of Salisbury, 200 in the District of New Bern, and 200 in the District of Edenton – etc. Resolved that the following officers be and they are hereby appointed to command the first Regiment, viz: James Moore, Esq., Colonel Francis Nash, Esq., Lt. Col. Thomas Clark, Esq., Major Mr. William Williams, Adjutant CAPTAINS IN 1ST REGIMENT William Davis Thomas Allon Alfred Moore Caleb Graiger William Picket Robert Rowan John Walker Henry Dickson George Davidson William Green LIEUTENANTS John Lillington Joshua Bowman Lawrence Thompson Thomas Hogg William Berryhill Hector McNeill Absolom Tatum Hezekiah Rice William Brandon William Hill ENSIGNS Neill McAlister James Childs George Graham Maurice Moore, Jr. John Taylor Howell Tatum Henry Neill Berryman Turner Robert Rolston Henry Pope Doctor Isaac Guion is appointed Surgeon of the First Regiment. OFFICERS FOR THE 2ND REGIMENT [Pages 187-188] Robert Howe, Esq., Colonel Alexander Martin, Lt. Col. John Pattern, Esq., Major Dr. John White, 1st Capt. And Adjutant CAPTAINS IN THE SECOND REGIMENT James Blount Michael Payne Simon Bright John Armstrong Henry Irwin Toole Hardy Murphree Charles Crawford Nathaniel Keais John Walker LIEUTENANTS, 2ND REGIMENT John Grainger Clement Hall William Fenner Benjamin Williams Robert Smith Edward Vail, Jr. John Herritage John Williams Joseph Tate James Gee ENSIGNS OF THE 2ND REGIMENT Henry Vipson Whitmell Pugh John Olliver Philip Low James Cook John Woodhouse William Gardner William Caswell Benjamin Cleveland Joseph Clinch Dr. William Pastuer, Surgeon to 2nd Regiment. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH, 1775 The congress met according to adjournment. The House taking into consideration the appointment of the Field Officers of the Minute Men, came to the following Resolution: Resolved, That the following persons be appointed to wit: Edenton District – Edward Vail, Col.; Caleb Nash, Major; Andrew Knox, Lt. Col. Halifax District – Nicholas Long, Col.; Jethro Sumner, Major; Henry Irwin, Lt. Col. Saisbury District – Thomas Wade, Col.; Joseph Hardin, Major; Adlai Osburn, Lt. Col. Hillsboro District – Jones Thackston, Col.; James Moore, Major; John Williams, Lt. Col. New Bern District – Richard Caswell, Col.; James Gorham, Major; William Bryan, Lt. Col. Wilmington District – Alexander Lillington, Col.; Samuel Swann, Major; Robert Ellis, Lt. Col. And that the following persons be Field Officers of the Militia. CURRITUCK COUNTY – 1 Company. Samuel Jarvis, Col.; Taylor Jones, 1st Major; Dennis Dauge, Lt. Col.; John Nicholson, 2nd Major. PASQUOTANK COUNTY – 1 Company. John Lowery, Col.; Demsey Burgess, Major; Isaac Gregory, Lt. Col.; Joshua Campbell, 2nd Major. PERQUIMANS COUNTY – 1 Company. Miles Harvey, Col.; Thomas, 1st Maj.; William Skinner, Lt. Col.; Richard Clayton, 2nd Major. CHOWAN COUNTY – Two Companies. Thomas Bonner, Col.; James Blount, Lt. Col.; Thomas Benbury, 1st Major; Jacob Hunter, 2nd Major. BERTIE COUNTY – 2 Companies. Thomas Whitmill, Col.; Thomas Pugh, Lt. Col.; James Moore, 1st Major; Arthur Brown, 2nd Major. HERTFORD COUNTY – 1 Company. Benjamin Wynns, Col.; Matthias Brickle, Lt. Col.; Lawrence Baker, 1st Major; George Lyttle, 2nd Major. TYRELL COUNTY – 1 Company. Edward Buncombe, Col.; Benjamin Blount, Lt. Col.; James Long, 1st Major; Joseph Spruill, 2nd Major. MARTIN COUNTY – 1 Company. William Williams, Col.; Whitmell Hill, Lt. Col.; Thomas Wiggins, 1st Major; Kenneth McKenzie, 2nd Major. HALIFAX COUNTY – 3 Companies. John Bradford, Col.; William Alston, Lt. Col.; David Sumner, 1st Major; Egbert Haywood, 2nd Major. NORTHAMPTON COUNTY – 2 Companies. Allen Jones, Col.; William Eaton, Lt. Col.; Jeptha Atherton, 1st Major; Howell Edmunds, 2nd Major. EDGECOMBE COUNTY – 3 Companies. William Haywood, Col.; Sherwood Haywood, Lt. Col.; Joseph Moore, 1st Major; Henry Horne, 2nd Major. BUTE COUNTY – 2 Companies. Williams Person, Col.; Phil Hawkins, Lt. Col.; William Alston, 1st Major; Thomas Sherwood, 2nd Major. ANSON COUNTY – 2 Companies. Samuel Spencer, Col.; Charles Medlock, Lt. Col.; James Auld, 1st Major; David Love, 2nd Major. MECKLENBURG COUNTY – 2 Companies. Thomas Polk Col.; Adam Alexander, Lt. Col.; John Phifer, 1st Major; John Davidson, 2nd Major. GUILFORD COUNTY – 1 Company. Ransom Sutherland, Col.; James Martin, Lt. Col.; John Paisley, 1st Major; John Tate, 2nd Major. TRYON COUNTY – 2 Companies – William Graham, Col.; Charles Maclaine, Lt. Col.; Thomas Beatty, 1st Major; Frederick Hambright, 2nd Major. SURRY COUNTY – 1 Company. Martin Armstrong, Col.; Joseph Williams, Lt. Col.; William Hall, 1st Major; Joseph Winston, 2nd Major. ROWAN COUNTY – 2 Companies – Griffith Rutherford, Col.; Francis Locke, Lt. Col.; John Dobbins, 1st Major; James Brandon, 2nd Major. CRAVEN COUNTY – 2 Companies. Joseph Leech, Col.; John Bryan, Lt. Col.; John Benners, 1st Major; Frederick Becton, 2nd Major. CARTERET COUNTY – 1 Company. William Thomas, Col.; Solomon Shepherd, Lt. Col.; Thomas Chadwick, 1st Major; Malichi Bell, 2nd Major. BEAUFORT COUNTY – 1 Company. James Bomer, Col.; Thomas Bomer, Lt. Col.; Roger Ormond, 1st Major; William Brown, 2nd Major. HYDE COUNTY – 1 Company. Rotheas Latham, Col.; Benj. Parmelin, Lt. Col.; William Russell, 1st Major; Thomas Jones, 2nd Major. JOHNSTON COUNTY – 1 Company. Needham Bryan, Col.; William Bryan, Lt. Col; John Smith, 1st Major; Samuel Smith, Jr., 2nd Major. DOBBS COUNTY – 3 Companies. Abraham Sheppard, Col.; Thomas Torrans, Lt. Col.; Martin Caswell, 1st Major; William McKinnie, 2nd Major. PITT COUNTY – 1 Company. John Simpson, Col.; Robert Salter, Lt. Col.; George Evans, 1st Major; James Armstrong, 2nd Major. BRUNSWICK COUNTY – 1 Company. John Davis, Col.; Thomas Davis, Lt. Col.; Richard Quince, Jr., 1st Major; Parkr Quince, 2nd Major. ONSLOW COUNTY – 2 Companies. William Cray, Col.; Henry Rhodes, Lt. Col.; Thomas Johnston, 1st Major; James Howard, 2nd Major. DUPLIN COUNTY – 2 Companies. James Kenon, Col.; Richard Clinton, Lt. Col.; Thomas Routledge, 1st Major; James Moore, 2nd Major. CUMBERLAND COUNTY – 1 Company. Thomas Rutherford, Col.; Alexander McAlister, Lt. Col.; Duncan McNeill, 1st Major; Alexander McDonald, 2nd Major. NEWHANOVER COUNTY – 2 Companies. William Puriance, Col.; Sampson Moseley, Lt. Col.; William Moseley, 1st Major; John Devane, 2nd Major. BLADEN COUNTY – 2 Companies. Thomas Roberson, Jr., Col.; Thomas Brown, Lt. Col.; Thomas Owens, 1st Major; James Richardson, 2nd Major. ORANGE COUNTY – 3 Companies. John Hogan, Col.; John Butler, Lt. Col.; William Moore, 1st Major; Nathaniel Rochester, 2nd Major. GRANVILLE COUNTY – 3 Companies. Joseph Taylor, Col.; Charles R. Eaton, Lt. Col., Samuel Smith, 1st Major; William Williams, 2nd Major. WAKE COUNTY – 2 Companies. John Hinton, Col.; Theophilus Hunter, Lt. Col.; John Hinton, Jr., 1st Major; Thomas Hines, 2nd Major. CHATHAM COUNTY – 2 Companies. Ambrose Ramsey, Col.; Jeduthan Harper, Lt. Col.; Mial Scurlock, 1st Major; Elisha Cain, 2nd Major.