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Col. Joseph Winston MP (1746 - 1815)

Colonel Joseph Winston 1745-1815 The City of Winston (part of Winston-Salem), North Carolina, built in 1851, was named in honor of a local war hero, Major Joseph Winston from Wilkes and Surry count...

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George Reynolds (1754 - 1813)

American Revolutionary War Officer. Fought at Guilford Courthouse under Gen. Nathaniel Greene.

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Thomas Lynch (1725 - 1781)

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Robert Dunlap (1740 - 1781)

Ensign Robert Dunlap refused an order to retreat and lost his life at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, North Carolina March 15, 1781. He was 41 years old. The battle was pivotal in the American Revol...

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Rev Henry Burnley (1756 - 1835)

Before the battle of Guilford Courthouse Jack Smith Davenport confided in his friend Henry Burnley that he felt he would die. Henry thought he was joking and, in turn, jokingly said to Jack that if thi...

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John Smith Davenport (1747 - 1781)

He was killed during the Battle of Guilford Courthouse and presumed buried there. Before the battle, Jack confided in his friend Henry Burnley that he felt he would die. Henry thought he was joking and...

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James Sellers MP (c.1759 - 1842)

DAR Ancestor #: A208891 Birth Date Based On 1830 Census Of Grainger Co. Tenn. Page 366. His Age Is Given As 70 To 80. A More Precise Date Is From His Pension Application #S19180 Dated 19 Feb. 1833 ...

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Joseph Eggleston (1754 - 1811)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of MAJOR. DAR Ancestor # A036968 Joseph Eggleston (November 24, 1754 – February 14, 1811) was an American planter, soldier, an...

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Col Abraham Penn, Sr (1743 - 1801)

Text from website: "Abram (Abraham) Penn, son of George and Ann Penn, was born December 27, 1743, and spent his childhood in Caroline County, Virginia. He married Ruth, daughter of George, Jr. and Ma...

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Peter Francisco ("Virginia Giant", "Giant of the Revolution") (c.1760 - 1831)

Peter Francisco (c. 1760 – January 16, 1831), known variously as the "Virginia Giant" or the "Giant of the Revolution" (and occasionally as the "Virginia Hercules"), was an American patriot an...

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Brig. General Edward Stevens (Colonial Militia) (c.1745 - 1820)

) Edward Stevens (1745-August 17, 1820) was an officer in the American Revolutionary War and later a state legislator for Virginia, serving in the Virginia Senate. Stevens began his military career...

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Gen. Robert Lawson MP (1748 - 1805)

) Robert Lawson (January 23, 1748 – April 5, 1805) was an officer from Virginia in the American Revolutionary War. In early 1776 Lawson was commissioned a major in the 4th Virginia Regimen...

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Brevet Brig. General John Gunby (Continental Army) (1745 - 1807)

John Gunby (March 10, 1745 – May 17, 1807) was an American planter and soldier from Somerset County, Maryland who is considered by many to be "one of the most gallant officers of the Maryland ...

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Brig. General Otho Holland Williams (Continental Army) (1749 - 1794)

Otho Holland Williams (March 1, 1749 – July 15, 1794) was a Continental Army officer from Maryland in the American Revolutionary War. He participated in many battles throughout the war in the ...

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General Charles O'Hara (1740 - 1802)

General Charles O'Hara (1740 – 25 February 1802) was a British military officer who served in the Seven Years War, American War of Independence, and French Revolutionary War, and later served ...

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Brig. Gen. Isaac Huger (Cont. Army) MP (1743 - 1797)

Isaac Huger (March 19, 1742 – October 17, 1797) was a planter and Continental Army general during the American Revolutionary War. Life and work Isaac Huger was born at Limerick plantation ...

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Kerenhappuch Norman Turner MP (c.1715 - 1804)

DAR Ancestor #: A117148 According to Steve Norman, Kerenhappuch was born 1715 in Halifax, Virginia and died 1807 in Guiford Co., North Carolina." Kerenhappuch Norman Turner carried dispatches for A...

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Robert Barkley Higginbotham (1752 - 1825)

Robert Higginbotham was born in Albemarle County, Virginia, in 1754. He was the son of Moses Higginbotham and Frances Kyle. At an early age, he went to Tazewell County, Virginia, and settled on a lar...

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Richard Taliaferro (1756 - 1781)

Richard TALIAFERRO [1756 - 1781] a Revolutionary Soldier who was killed at the Battle of Guilford Court House NORTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor #: A112550 Links

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Maj.-Gen. Hon. Alexander Leslie (1731 - 1794)

) The Honourable Major General Alexander Leslie (1731 – 27 December 1794) was a Major General in the British Army during the American Revolutionary War. He was the commander of the British tro...

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Lieutenant-Colonel James Webster (33rd Regiment of Foot) (1740 - 1781)

James Webster was the second son of the eminent Edinburgh clergyman Rev. Dr. Alexander Webster (1708-84), Minister of the Tolbooth Kirk, sometime Moderator of the General Assembly and occasional poet...

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Colonel Benjamin Williams (Contintental Army), Governor (1751 - 1814)

Benjamin Williams (1 January 1751 – 20 July 1814) was the 11th and 14th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina, from 1799 to 1802 and from 1807 to 1808. He was the first of two North Car...

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Samuel Huff MP (c.1750 - c.1815)

SAMUEL5 HUFF (LEONARD4, WILLIAM3 HOFF, DERRICK PAULSUSZEN2, PAULUS DIRCKSZEN1) was born Abt. 1750 in Middletown, NJ, and died Abt. 1815 in Tennessee.  He married SARAH HIX March 03, 1773 in Be...

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Warren Henley Stone MP (1766 - 1849)

DAR Ancestor #: A110345 STONE, WARREN HENLEY, was born in 1766, the son of John Stone and Mary Warren Stone of Charles County, Maryland. He was fourteen years, eight months old when he fought in th...

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Capt. John Farrar MP (1758 - c.1830)

6. JOHN WILLIAM10 FARRAR (WILLIAM9, GEORGE8, WILLIAM7, WILLIAM6, WILLIAM5, JOHN4, WILLIAM3, HENRIE2, HENRY1)1 was born 01 Aug 1758 in Mecklenburg, Chesterfield County, Virginia1, and died 1830 in Cryus...

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David Lawson (1754 - 1852)

David Lawson was born 1754 in Bedford Co, VA and died 1 Mar 1852 in Hawkins Co, TN Parents: Bartholomew LAWSON b: 1717-1720 in Lunenburg Co, VA & Susannah SIMPKINS b: ABT 1720 in Henrico Co, VA ...

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Col. Charles Lynch MP (1736 - 1796)

DAR Ancestor #: A072635 (see document, attached). On March 5, 1781 (Colonel) Lynch led a battalion of rifleman at the Battle of Guilford Court House. Tombstone Inscription:  A zealous and acti...

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John Laughter (1746 - 1817)

ID: I531 Name: John LAUGHTER Sex: M Birth: 17 MAR 1746 in St. John's Parish,Granville County, N.C. 1 Death: 13 JUN 1817 in Warren County, N.C. 2 3 Burial: Warrenton, Warren County, N.C. Not...

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William Washington MP (1752 - 1810)

DAR Ancestor #: A122015. See attached document. William Washington (February 28, 1752 to March 6, 1810), was a patriotic Southern cavalry officer during the American Revolutionary War, who held a fin...

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Maj. Gen. Henry Lee, "Light Horse Harry" MP (1756 - 1818)

DAR Ancestor #: A068555 Henry Lee III (January 29, 1756–March 25, 1818) was an early American patriot who served as the Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United ...

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General Sir Banastre Tarleton, 1st Baronet, GCB MP (1754 - 1833)

General Sir Banastre Tarleton , 1st Baronet, GCB (21 August 1754 – 16 January 1833) was a British soldier and politician. Parents: John Tartleton of Liverpool (1718-1773) and Jane Parker, daug...

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General Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis MP (1738 - 1805)

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis KG (31 December 1738 – 5 October 1805), styled Viscount Brome between 1753 and 1762 and known as The Earl Cornwallis between 1762 and 1792, was a Br...

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Maj. General Nathanael Greene (Continental Army) MP (c.1742 - c.1786)

NATHANAEL GREENE AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION "It had been happy for me if I could have lived a private life in peace and plenty, enjoying all the happiness that results from a well-tempered s...

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George Frazier MP (1751 - 1835)

George Frazier was born in North Carolina and was a farmer and stock raiser.  He was at the Battle of Cowpens and Guilford Courthouse during the Revolutionary War.  A George...

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Captain John Herndon Graves MP (1746 - 1829)

Biographical Sketch John Herndon Graves was born 1746 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, to John Graves (1715-1792). The mother of John Herndon Graves has not been determined but, due to the closeness...

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