New Order of Battle based upon Battle of Camden Pension Statements (thru 01-03-04) by Charles Baxley

Note: The primary source of this order of battle is pension affidavits given over fifty years after the battle. Many Revolutionary War leaders went on to distinguished military service and the ranks given in those affidavits are often those achieved years after the Battle of Camden.

 

Virginia Militia:

 

B. Gen. Edward Stevens, Commander, Virginia Militia Brigade

Col. Joseph Smith

Capt. John Holliday, company commander, Va. Militia

 

Col. ______ Barber

Capt. _____ Lewis, company commander, Va. Militia

 

 

UNKNOWN ASSIGNMENTS: 

Lt. Col. _______Glenn, Va. Militia

     Capt. ____ Price, company commander, Amelia County, Va. Militia

Capt. John Price, company commander, Hanover Co., Va. Militia

Capt. James Johnson, company commander, Caroline Co., Va. Militia (Amelia too)

Capt. ____ Booker, company commander, Chesterfield Co., Va. Militia

Capt. Archibald Walthal, company commander, Chesterfield Co., Va. Militia

Capt. George Pegram, company commander, Dinwiddie Co., Va. Militia

Capt. _____ Buis, company commander, Louisa Co., Va. Militia

Capt. _________, company commander, Spotsylvania Co., Va. Militia

Capt. Thomas Robets, company commander, Va. Militia

Capt. _______ Cunningham, company commander, Henry Co. Va. Militia, (Green's Regiment)

Capt. George Wallin (Waller), company commander, Henry Co. Va. Militia, 3rd VA Regiment

Capt. William Dix, company commander, Pittsylvania Co. Va. Militia

Capt. Elias Edmunds, company commander, Fauquier Co. Va. Militia

Capt. Peter Perkins, (ranks varies: Capt., Major, Lt. Col. and Col.), Pittsylvania Co. Va. Militia

Capt. _____ Walker, Lunenburg Co. Va. Militia

Lieut. Thomas Holliday (Holladay), Shenandoah Co. Va. Militia

 

 

North Carolina Militia:

Maj. General Richard Caswell, Commander, N. C. Militia 

         B. Gen. Griffith Rutherford of Rowan County, Brigade Commander, N.C. Militia

         Maj. Micajah Lewis

                      Capt. Joseph (Joel?) Lewis company commander

             Col. Martin Armstrong, NC Militia

o                Capt. John Starns, company commander, Mecklenburg and Carrabus County, NC Militia

o                Capt. William Meridith, company commander, Surry Co. NC Militia

o               

o            Maj. _____ Wilston

o               Capt. Absalom Bostick, company commander, Surry Co. NC Militia

o         

             Col. George Alexander

o            Major Joseph Dickson

o                Capt. William Armstrong, company commander, Lincoln Co. NC Militia

o                Capt. Samuel Givins, company commander, Mecklenburg Co.  NC Militia

o                Capt. Samuel Reid, company commander, Rowan Co. NC Militia

o                Capt. ______ Wright, company commander, Rowan Co. NC Militia

             Col. Frank Locke

                            Capt. Richmond Pearson, company commander, Rowan Co. NC Militia

                            Capt. Samuel Reed (Reid), company commander, Rowan Co. NC Militia   

o             

         B. Gen. Isaac Gregory of Pasquotank County, Brigade Commander, N.C. Militia

o        Lt. Col. Henry (Hal) Dixon, N.C. Militia (Col. _____ Moore)

o                Capt. Edward Yarborough, company commander

o                Capt. _______ Ray, company commander, Orange Co.(?) NC Militia

Col. ______ Polk

Capt. _____ Hadley, company commander, Rowan Co. NC Militia

             Col. Benjamin EXUM (AKSOM, EXXUM), Craven Co. NC Militia

         Capt. John Patterson, company commander, NC Militia

         Capt. _____ Williams, company commander, Martin Co. NC Militia

        B. Gen. John Butler of Guilford District, Orange County, Brigade Commander, N.C. Militia

Col. Porterfield

Capt. _____ Trice, company commander, Orange Co. NC Militia

            Col. ______Collier, NC Militia

Capt. David McFarland, Caswell Co. NC Militia

                    Capt. ______ Johnson, company commander, Chatham Co. NC Militia

(Capt. Joseph Johnson's Co Orange Co.(?) NC Militia)

                Major ______ Sharp

                    Capt. _______ Chambers, company commander, Wake Co. NC Militia

Col. ____ Paisley, Col. ___ O'Neal, Col. ____ Taylor, Col. _____ Parks

 

                    Capt. John Graves, company commander, Caswell Co. NC Militia

Capt. _____ Lillared, Orange Co. NC Militia,

 

Maj. John Armstrong of NC, Commander of Armstrong's light infantry

Capt. _____ Freeman, company commander, Surry Co. NC Militia

 

Col. Alex Lillington, NC militia

Lt. Col. Stephen Moore, Caswell County, NC militia

        Lt. Col. William Moore, NC militia

Col. William Brickell, Franklin Co., NC Militia,

 

 Col. _______ Etherington, regimental commander, Northampton Co. NC Militia 

    Maj. Robert Peoples, battallion commander

        Capt. Samuel Lockhart (former Continental Lt.Col., NC), company commander, Northampton Co./Halifax Co. NC Militia

 

Col. _______Cleveland, Wilkes Co. NC Militia

    Maj. ______ Doolin or Duley

        Capt. Elijah Clark

 

Lt. Col. John Brickett, Col. Sen___ (illegible), Halifax Co. NC Militia,

Capt. ______ Williams, company commander, Halifax Co. NC Militia

 

Col. Elijah Isaacs, (Isaacks) Wilkes Co. NC Militia

Capt. Paul Patrick, company commander, Wilkes Co. NC Militia

Col. Littrell, prob. Chatham County, NC

Capt. _______ Richardson, company commander, Chatham Co. (Halifax?) NC Militia

UNKNOWN ASSIGNMENTS:

 

Col. ____ Ramsay, NC Militia

Col. ____ Dawson, NC Militia

Col. ____ Ascurn, Martin Co. NC Militia

Col. ____ Knowles (Nowles), Cumberland Co. NC Militia

Col. ____ Thomas, Orange Co. NC Militia

 

Maj. Agrippa Nichols, Warren Co. NC Militia

Capt. John White, company commander, Warren Co. NC Militia

 

Maj. J. Bird, NC Militia

Maj. Thomas Harris, NC Militia

Maj. Samuel Jones, NC Militia

Maj. _____ Parker, NC Militia