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War of 1812 Soldiers

as listed in "A History of Preston County, West Virginia" by Oren F. Morton, B. Lit.,

Kingwood, W. VA. The Journal Publishing Company 1914.



Transcribed by K. Torp


From "A History of Preston County, WV":
"The commands here represented are those of Capt. Leonard Cupp, Capt. Matthias McCowan, Capt. Samuel Kennedy and Lieut. Christian Conn. These commands are distinguished by the numerals, 1, 2, 3, 4. This list gives the separate enlistments but not the net number of individuals represented. In the second column is given the rank of the soldier, and in the third is given the command to which he belonged. In a few instances corrections have been made in the spelling of names. The compilation has been made from data supplied by Wileys history."

Capt. stands for Captain, Lieut. for Lieutenant, En. for Ensign, Ser. for Sergeant, Cor. for Corporal, M. for Musician, and P. for Private.

 Name

Rank

Unit

 Soldier

Rank

Unit

Adams, Altz

P.

2

Cupp, John

P.

1

Aldeman, Ezekiel

P.

2

Davis, Ananias

P.

3

Amos, John

P.

3

Davis, John

P.

3

Anderson, Eli

P.

2

Davis, William

P.

3

Armstrong, Isaac

P.

4

Day, James

P.

2

Ashby, John

P.

4

Deatz, Adam

P.

2

Asher, Isaac

P.

4

Deatz, John

P.

2

Augustine, Amariah

P.

3

DeBerry, Eli

P.

1

Ayers, William

P.

3

DeWitt, Henry

P.

2

 

 

 

DeWitt, John

P.

2

Beach, Samuel

P.

2

Duke, John

P.

2

Bell, George

Ser.

3

 

 

 

Benson, George

P.

4

Early, Joseph

P.

1

Benson, James

P.

4

Early, Peter

P.

1

Bently, Eli

Cor.

2

Edenfield, William

P.

1

Billups, Samuel

P.

2

Edwards, William

P.

2

Bird, Meredith

P.

2

 

 

 

Bohand, Arnold

P.

2

Fanner, Eli

P.

3

Bohon, William

Cor.

2

Feather, John

P.

1

Boyce, Stephen

P.

2

Foster, John

P.

2

Boyce, William

P.

1

Font, Philip

P.

1

Brandon, William

Ser.

1

Frame, James

P.

2

Brandon, Simon

P.

4

Frankhouser, Jacob

P.

4

Brumasin, John

P.

3

 

 

 

Bryte, Levi

P.

1

Gibson, James

Ser.

4

Bryte, John

P.

1

Gibson, Levi

P.

4

Burnes, Harvey

P.

3

Gibson, Robert

En.

1

Burris, William

P.

3

Gibson, Thomas

P.

4

Butler, Benjamin

P.

3

Gilmore, Jacob

P.

3

Butler, John

P.

Gilmore, John

P.

2

 

 

 

Givens, James

P.

2

Cain, Jesse

Con

2

Glisson, Thomas

P.

3

Cale, Jacob

P

1

Goff, John

P.

2

Callison, Isaac

P

2

Goodman, James

P.

2

Campbell, Matthew

P

Greathouse, John

P.

2

Carto, John J

P

2

Gribble, William

P.

2

Chilcot, David

P

2

Guthrie, Edmund

P.

3

Chilcot, William

P

2

Guthrie, Robert

P.

3

Clayton, John

P

3

 

 

 

Conn, Christian

Lieut

Hally, Giles

P.

2

Connor, John

P

Hamilton, James

Cor.

3

Connor, Richard

Ser

4

Hannick, Jilson

P

2

Corbin, George M.

(drummer)

2

Hannick, Peter

P

2

Courtney, Robert

Lieut

Hansford, Hiram

Lieut.

2

Crane, Samuel

M.

Hanway, Jesse

P.

3

Cress, Jacob

P. 

Harris, Henry

Cor.

2

Curney, William

P

Harris, John

P.

2

Curry, Robert

P.

2

Harrison, Charles

P

2

Cupp, Leonard

Capt

1

 

 

 

Hartman, George

P.

4

Leap, Gabriel

P.

3

Hartman, Michael

P.

1

Lee, Job

P.

3

Hatfield, William

P.

2

Legg, Elisha

P.

2

Haught, John

P.

3

Lemmor, William

P.

3

Haughtman, Jacob

P.

3

Limmin, William

P.

4

Hawkins, Elliott

P.

2

Little, Josiah

Ser.

3

Hayman, James

M. (fifer)

2

Lollis, William

P.

3

Hays, Abraham

P.

2

 

 

 

Hebb, Thomas

P.

2

Martin, Jacob

P.

1

Hendrick, William

P.

2

Martin, John

P.

3

Herndon, Solomon P

P.

4

Mason, Peter

Cor.

4

Hicks, Achilles

P.

2

Maupin, John D

Cor.

2

Hicks, John

P.

2

McColgin, Cunningham

Ser.

2

Hill, John

P.

2

McCollum, Thomas

P.

4

Hobright, John D

P.

2

McCowan, Mathias

Capt.

2

Howell, Abner

P.

2

McCoy, Robert

P.

2

Hubbert, John

P.

2

McGrigg, Amariah

Ser.

2

Huddleson, Abel

P.

2

McGuire, Robert

En.

4

Huffman, Abraham

Cor.

3

McNeely, George

P.

2

Hugh, Isaac

P.

2

Meins, Robert

P.

3

Hull, John

Ser.

2

Metheny, David

P.

3

Hunce, Isaac

P.

3

Metheny, Jacob

P.

4

 

 

 

Metheny, James

P.

4

Irwin, Edward

P.

2

Metheny, Nathaniel

P.

4

 

 

 

Michael, David

P.

3

Jackson, David

P.

3

Miller, Henry

P.

1

Jeffers, Benjamin

P.

2

Miller, James

P.

1

Jenkins, John

P.

2

Miller, Rice

Cor.

2

Jenkins, Jonathan

P.

1

Minor, Burkett

En.

4

Jenkins, Evan

P.

1

Mitchell, William

P.

4

Jewell, Samuel

P.

3

Montgomery, James

P.

3

Johnson, Henry

P.

2

Montgomery, Thomas

.. . Lieut.

2

Johnson, Jonathan

P.

4

Mooreland, James

P.

3

Johnson, Robert

Ser.

2

Moss, Moses

P.

2

Johnson, Usuel

P.

1

Myers, John

P.

3

Jones, Elisha

P.

2

 

 

 

Jones, Levi

Cor.

3

Newall, Jacob

P.

2

Jones, William

P.

2

Newall, John

P.

3

Jopling, Thomas

P.

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oly, Richard

P.

2

Kelley, James

P.

1

Osborne, ----

P.

4

Kennedy, Samuel

Capt.

3

 

 

 

Kilburn, John

P.

2

Parson, John

P.

2

Kimmery, John

P.

1

Paugh, James

P.

2

King, James

En.

2

Paugh, James

P.

4

King, John

P.

3

Payne, Wesley

P.

1

King, John

P.

4

Pearson, Jonathan

P.

2

King, William

P.

2

Pearson, William

P.

2

Kinger, George

P.

1

Penrose, Abraham

P.

1

Kingory, Peter

P.

2

Persinger, Benjamin

P.

2

 

 

 

Persinger, Jacob

P.

2

Laidley, John

P.

3

Phillips, William C

P.

2

Larew, Edward

P.

1

Pride, Henry

P.

3

Laugh, George

P.

3

 

 

 

Lawson, Benjamin

P.

2

Ragsdale, Alexander

P.

2

Lawson, Joshua

P.

2

Ramsay, Fielding M.

(drummer)

3

Lazzell, Samuel

P.

3

Reichart, Peter

Ser.

1

Rich, Willlam

P.

2

Teets, Jacob

P.

1

Ridgway, Noah

Ser.

3

Teets, Michael

P.

1

Ringer, Jacob

P.

3

Tennant, William

P.

3

Ringsburg, Christopher

P.

2

Tervie, William

P.

4

Roach, William

P.

2

Thomas, Thomas

P.

2

Roberts, William

P.

2

Titchnell, Stephen

P.

4

Robinson, Noah

P.

2

Tribbett, Caleb

P.

3

Rodeheaver, Jacob

P.

3

Tucker, Jesse

P.

3

Ross, Levi

Ser.

2

     
Royse, Aaron

P.

2

Vanant, Nathan

P.

2

Saint, William A

P.

2

Walker, James

P.

2

Sampels, John

P.

3

Wallace, John

P.

2

Sayers, Ephraim

P.

  Waller, Joseph

P.

1

Scott, Morgan

P.

3

Waller, Samuel

P.

1

Scott, Thomas

P.

3

WattWaller (sic), William

P.

1

Sevier, Solomon

P.

2

Walls, Charles

P.

4

Sevrance, John

P.

2

Watts, John

P.

3

Shively, John

Ser.

3

Weaver, John

P.

2

Shively, Michael

Lieut.

3

Wells, Benjamin

P.

2

Shively, Philip

Cor.

3

Wheeler, James

P.

2

Short, Philip

P.

3

Wheeler, John

P.

3

Sines, John

Cor.

1

Whetsell, George

P.

2

Sines, Henry

Ser.

1

Wilhelm, Solomon

P.

1

Smith, Daniel

P.

4

Williams, James

P.

2

Smith, David

P.

4

Williams, John

P.

2

Smith, George

Ser.

1

Windon, Joseph

P.

2

Smith, Jordan

P.

2

Wines, William

P.

2

Smith, Samuel

P.

1

Wise, Samuel

P.

2

Snider, Frederick

P.

2

Wolff, Daniel

P.

3

Starling, John

P.

4

Wolff, Henry

P.

3

Steele, George

P.

3

Wolff, Jacob

Cor

1

Stephenson, Anderson

P.

2

Wolff, Jacob, Jr

Cor

1

Stephenson, John

En.

2

Wolff, John

Cor.

1

Sterling, Philip

P.

4

Wolff, Samuel

P.

1

Stinebuck, John

P.

4

Woods, Moses

P.

4

Signer, Henry

P.

1

Woods, William

P.

3

Signer, W.

P.

1

Wright, Joseph

P.

2

      Wyatt, Thomas

P.

2

Tatler, Joel  

3

     
Teets, Adam

P.

1

Young, John

P.

3

Teets, Christian

P.

1

     
           
The following were soldiers of the second war with England who settled in Preston after that event:

John Baker, Amos Dodge, Elijah Hardesty, Nicholas Mosser, John Pratt, William Riley, George Radbaugh, Samuel Sisler, Andrew C. Stone, Lewis Turner.



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