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Muster Rolls of Soldiers
War of 1812

 
Transcribed and Contributed By Brent Miller
**Brigades**
 

MUSTER ROLLS

SOLDIERS OF THE WAR OF 1812

DETACHED FROM

THE MILITIA OF NORTH CAROLINA

1812 AND 1814

PUBLISHED IN PURSUANCE OF THE RESOLUTIONS OF
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF JANUARY 28, 1851 AND
THE RESOLUTION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF
FEBRUARY 29, 1871.

UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

RALEIGH

STONE AND UZZELL

STATE PRINTERS AND BINDERS

1873

COPIED AND INDEXED BY:

RESOLUTIONS DIRECTING THE ADJUTANT GENERAL TO PUBLISH COPIES
OF THE MUSTER ROLLS OF THE SOLDIERS OF THE WAR OF 1812.

 

RESOLVED:
THAT THE ADJUTANT GENERAL BE AND IS HEREBY DIRECTED TO HAVE PUBLISHED A HUNDRED COPIES, DULY CERTIFIED, OF THE MUSTER ROLLS OF THE WAR OF 1812, WHICH ARE ON FILE IN HIS DEPARTMENT, AND THAT ONE COPY BE SENT TO THE CLERK OF COURT IN EACH COUNTY OF THIS STATE.

RESOLVED FURTHER:
THAT WHEN IT SHALL BE MADE TO APPEAR TO THE TREASURER THAT THE REQUIRMENTS OF THE ABOVE RESOLUTION HAVE BEEN COMPLIED WITH, HE SHALL PAY TO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL, AS A COMPENSATION FOR HIS SERVICES, OUT OF ANY MONEY NOT OTHERWISE APPROPRIATED, THE SUM OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS.

     READ THREE TIMES AND RATIFIED IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY, THIS 28TH DAY OF JANUARY, A.D. 1851.

     J. C. DOBBINS, S. H. C.
W. N. EDWARDS, S. S.

 

MUSTER ROLL
OF THE INFANTRY DETACHED FROM THE MILITA OF NORTH CAROLINA  IN PURSURANCE OF A REQUISITION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES IN VIRTURE OF AN ACT OF CONGRESS OF THE 10TH OF APRIL,1812.

 

     DIVISION

THOMAS BROWN
MAJOR GENERAL       COMMANDING    

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First Brigade
1st Regiment / 2nd Regiment / 3rd Regiment / 4th Regiment

Second Brigade
5th Regiment / 6th Regiment / 7th Regiment / 8th Regiment

Cavalry

Artillery

Detached Militia
1st Regiment / 2nd Regiment / 3rd Regiment / 4th Regiment / 5th Regiment / 6th Regiment / 7th Regiment

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     MEMORANDA

     THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES OF THE DETACHED MILITIA OF 1814 WERE
CALLED INTO SERVICE AT NORFOLK, IN VIRGINIA, BY ORDERS ISSUED IN
SEPTEMBER, 1814, TOWIT: GRANVILLE, WAKE, JOHNSON, FRANKLIN, WARREN,
HALIFAX, SOUTHAMPTON, NASH, EDGECOMBE, MARTIN, BERTIE, HERTFORD,
GATES, CHATHAM, ORANGE AND PERSON.
THE DETACHED MILITIA FROM THE COUNTIES OF CHATHAM, ORANGE AND
PERSON WERE ORDERED TO RETURN TO THEIR RESPECTIVE HOMES BEFORE THEY
ARRIVED AT GATES COURT HOUSE, THE PLACE OF RENDEZVOUS.

     THE DETACHED MILITIA FROM THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES WERE CALLED INTO
THE SERVICE AT WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA, BY ORDERS ISSUED
SEPTEMBER 29, 1814, TOWIT: NEW HANOVER, BRUNSWICK, BLADEN,
COLUMBUS, ROBESON, CUMBERLAND, DUPLIN AND SAMPSON.   

     THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES OF THE DETACHED MILITIA WERE CALLED INTO
SERVICE AT NEW BERN, NORTH CAROLINA, BY ORDERS ISSUED SEPTEMBER 17.
1814, TOWIT: PITT, WAYNE, GREEN, JONES, LENOIR, CRAVEN, BEAUFORT.

     THE DETACHED MILITIA FROM THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES WERE CALLED TO
HILLSBOROUGH, THE PLACE OF RENDEZVEUS, ON THE 28TH OF NOVEMBER,
1814, WHERE THEY WERE ORGANIZED, AND FROM THENCE MARCHED TO
NORFOLK, IN THE SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES, AGREEABLE TO A
REQUISITION MADE BY THE PRESIDENT TO THE GOVERNOR OF THIS STATE,
THE COUNTIES, TO WIT:

     ORANGE, CHATHAM, PERSON, CASWELL, ROCKINGHAM, GUILFORD, RANDOLPH,
STOKES, SURRY AND WILKES.
THE OFFICERS OF THIS REGIMENT WERE:
RICHARD ATKERSON   OF PERSON       LIEUTENANT COLONEL   COMMANDANT
SAMUEL HUNTER      OF GUILFORD     LIEUTENANT COLONEL
JOSEPH WINSTON JR  OF STOKES       MAJOR
JAMES CAMPBELL    OF ROCKINGHAM    MAJOR

     A REQUISITION WAS MADE BY MAJOR GENERAL THOMAS PICKNEY, FOR ONE
REGIMENT TO MARCH TO THE DEFENCED OF THE SOUTHERN FRONTIER OF THE
SIXTH MILITARY DISTRICT OF THE UNITED STATES, IN CONSEQUENCE OF
WHICH ORDERS WERE ISSUED FROM THIS OFFICE, CALLING FORTH THE
DETACHED MILITIA FROM THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES, TOWIT: ANSON,
RICHMOND, MOORE, CABARRUS, TO RENDEZVOUS AT WADESBOROUGH, ANSON
COUNTY, ON THE 24TH OF FEBRUARY, 1815, ALSO TO ASHE, WILKES, BURKE,
RUTHERFORD, BUNCOMBE AND HAYWOOD TO RENDEZVOUS AT WADESBOROUGH IN
ANSON COUNTY, ON WEDNESDAY, THE 1ST DAY OF MARCH, 1815.
OF THIS REGIMENT THE FOLLOWING OFFICERS WERE DESIGNATED TO THE
COMMAND.

     ANDREW IRWIN                LIEUTENANT COLONEL   COMMANDANT
JOHN McGIMPSEY    OF BURKE       LIEUTENANT COLONEL
JESSE ALLEN       OF WILKES      MAJOR
THOMAS LENOIR     OF HAYWOOD     MAJOR

     THE ORDERS FROM THIS OFFICE WERE DATED:
JANUARY 25, 1815.

     ADJUTANTS GENERAL'S OFFICE
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
MARCH 22, 1851

I DO HEREBY CERIFY, TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF, THAT
THE FOREGOING IS A TRUE COPY OF THE NAMES OF THE OFFICERS AND
SOLDIERS OF THE DETACHED MILITIA OF NORTH CAROLINA, IN PURSUANCE
OF A REQUISITION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, IN VIRTUE
OF AN ACT OF CONGRESS, PASSED APRIL 10, 1812.

     ROBERT W. HAYWOOD
ADJUTANT GENERAL
OF THE
MILITIA OF NORTH CAROLINA

     ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
MARCH 6, 1872

     I CERTIFY THAT THE FORGOING LIST OF OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS OF THE
WAR OF 1812, IN THE DETACHED MILITIA OF NORTH CAROLINA IS A TRUE
COPY OF THE RECORDS OF THIS OFFICE.

     JOHN C. GORMAN
ADJUTANT GENERAL
OF
NORTH CAROLINA


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