Schuyler County, Illinois



Revolutionary War Soldiers
Buried In Schuyler County, Illinois

 

 


 

 David Blair was said to have been a soldier from Pennsylvania but no record of service has been obtained. He died in Schuyler county.


William Blair
was born in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, in 1760. He enlisted from Cumberland county, May, 1778, serving as a substitute for his father, Alexander, serving two months. In May, 1779, he again enlisted under Gen. John Sullivan, he again served seven months on the frontier until 1781. He came to Schuyler county, Illinois, where he died. He was pensioned.


Benjamin Carpenter
was from Virginia, where he enlisted May, 1776. He served when Cornwallis surrendered. He came to Schuyler county, Illinois, where he died. He was pensioned.


A. W. Cavaley
was from Virginia, where he served as agent for James Stewart's Artillery of Virginia. He came to Schuyler county, Illinois, where he died. He was pensioned.


Henry Greene
was from Maryland where he enlisted in 1779 under Col. Thomas Wolford in the Second Regiment Maryland troops. He was discharged at Annapolis. He came to Schuyler county, Illinois, where he died May 1, 1837. He was pensioned.


James Laman
enlisted at Charlestown, South Carolina, July, 1776. He was an orderly sergeant in the First Regiment of South Carolina troops. He again enlisted in March, 1781, in North Carolina, under Col. Nathaniel Greene, was in the battles of Guilford Court House, and Eutaw Springs, where he was wounded in the thigh. He came to Schuyler county, Illinois, where he died. He was pensioned.


George Taylor
was born in Pennsylvania about 1760. He enlisted in Amherst County, Virginia, in 1777 under Colonel Broadhead and General Lachlin McIntosh, when they were at Fort Cumberland; then they moved to the Ohio River, and from there to Detroit, Michigan. He assisted in building Fort Defiance. He again enlisted in 1778 and helped guard the prisoners taken at Saratoga; He came to Schuyler county, Illinois, where he died. He was pensioned. He came to Illinois, settling in Schuyler County, where he died February 10, 1834.

 

Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Illinois
Harriet J. Walker
1917











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