Abbreviations for
patriot service ranks

BGEN — Brigadier Gen
CAPT — Captain
CS — Civil Service
COL — Colonel
CPL — Corporal
ENS — Ensign
LT — Lieutenant
LCOL — Lt. Colonel
MAJ — Major
PS — Patriot Service
PVT — Private
SGT — Sergeant
SOL — Soldier

Chapter Patriots

We are proud to honor the Battle of Elizabethtown Chapter ancestors who rendered civil, patriotic, and/or military service in the American War for Independence. Listed below are states of service followed by names and ranks.

North Carolina

  • John Alderman, SOL
  • Thomas Aldridge, PS/PVT
  • William Allen, PVT
  • George Bannerman, PVT
  • John Barringer, PS
  • Andrew Berry, CS
  • John Bowdoin, PS
  • Thomas Bullard, PVT
  • Robert Butler, PS/MAJ
  • William Bryan, PVT
  • James Cain, SGT
  • James Campbell, SOL
  • Robert Cooper, PS
  • David Council, PS
  • James Council, PS
  • Matthew Covington, PVT/PS
  • Ezekiel Creech, PS/PVT
  • William Cromartie, PVT/PS
  • John Daly, CAPT
  • James DeVane, CAPT
  • John DeVane, CS/PS/MAJ
  • James Dicks, PVT
  • William Dodd, SOL
  • Albritain Drake, LT
  • John Fisher, PVT
  • Southy Fisher, SOL
  • Thomas Frazier, PVT
  • John Garris, PS
  • Needham Gause, SOL
  • John Gilchrist, SOL
  • James Gillespie, CAPT/PS
  • William Gilreath, Jr., CAPT
  • William Gilreath, Sr., CS
  • John Hawes, SGT
  • Josiah Hendon, PVT
  • Hugh Henry, SOL
  • James Henry, PS
  • Richard Hill, PVT
  • Henry Hollingsworth, PVT
  • Isaac Jessup, PVT
  • Moses Jones, SOL
  • Musgrave Jones, PVT
  • Benjamin Jordan, SOL
  • Archibald Kelly, PS
  • Joseph Kemp, PS
  • George Knox, PVT
  • John Knox, Jr., PVT
  • William Kornegay, SOL
  • Josiah Lewis, PS
  • Samuel Leonard, Officer
  • Thomas Little, CAPT
  • Amos Love, CAPT
  • James McIntyre, SGT
  • Hector McNeill, LT
  • James Meares, PS
  • Nathan Menshew, PS
  • Nathan Musselwhite, PVT
 
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North Carolina, continued

  • Daniel Nance, PVT
  • David Nance, PVT
  • Abraham Newkirk, SOL
  • George Newton, CS/PS
  • Amos Nunnery, PVT
  • James Outlaw, PVT
  • David Peele, PS
  • Robert Peele, PS
  • John Perry, PVT
  • Jesse Pipkin, PS
  • Absolom Powell, ENS
  • John Price, SGT
  • Ralph Reagan, CAPT
  • Thomas Robinson, COL/PS
  • Reuben Rogers, PS
  • Richard Salter, SOL
  • William Salter, PS
  • James Shipman, CAPT
  • Steven Smith, PVT
  • Jesse Staton, SOL
  • Joshua Tatum, PVT
  • Richard Tatum, PS
  • Joshua Thigpen, PS
  • John Torry, SOL
  • John Treadwell, MAJ
  • William Wishart, PVT
  • Shadrach Wooten, PS

Massachusetts

  • Lemuel Nye, CS

Pennsylvania

  • John Ray, PVT

South Carolina

  • John Bethea, PS
  • Francis Davis, CAPT
  • Andrew Smoke, PVT

Vermont

  • Samuel Robinson, COL/CS/PS

Virginia

  • John Bowdin, PS
  • Abram Daniels, PVT
  • Dolphin Davis, PVT
  • Oliverius Duke, PVT
  • Sarah Dade Triplett, PS

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