Shadrack Pinkston (1750 - 1795)

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Nicknames: "Shadrack Pinkstone"
Death: Died
Managed by: Judith Patricia Martin
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About Shadrack Pinkston

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of CORPORAL. DAR Ancestor #: A089187

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Shadrack Pinkston was born 1750 in Fairfax Co. Va and died July 18, 1795. He was a member of George Washington's personal guard during the Revolutionary War and an early settler of Wilkes County, Georgia. He died there is 1795. He enlisted November 26, 1776 for 3 years as Cpl in Capt. William Smith's Company of Foot. May 1, 1777 he transferred to the Commander-in-Chief's Guard at Morristown, New Jersey as Pvt. This was a handpicked group of personal bodyguards for General George Washington. Sources (1) Revolutionary War Records in National Archives, (2) Revolutionary War Records in The State of Virginia, (3) Early Records of Wilkes County, Ga. Vol II page 270............Information obtained from "Virginians in the Revolution" There are the following notations: Pinkerton, Shadrack (also Pinstone)- Artillery, Nbl

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