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Officers of the 1 st NC Continental Battalion 9/1775-9/1/1778
M246-79 fr. 0010
National Archives & Records Administration
Compiled by Billy Markland


Compiler's Note: The film, or the source, was extremely faded in many spots, necessitating more question marks than normal. Hopefully I can obtain a better copy of the film or validate the question marks against the source at some later date.






Surname Given Rank Appointed  First Promotion  Second Promotion  Third Promotion  Resignation  Comments
Moore James Col. 9/1/1775 3/7/1776       Died 4/22/1777
Nash Francis Lt. Col. 9/1/1775 4/10/1776 2/5/1777     Wounded 10/4/1777 & died 10/7/1777
Clark Thomas Maj. 9/1/1775 4/10/1776 2/5/1777      
Davis William Capt. 9/1/1775 4/10/1776 2/5/1777     Transferred to one of the 4 Regiments in Carolina
Davidson George Capt. 9/1/1775       2/7/1755  
Grainger Caleb Capt. 9/1/1775 2/5/1777     4/26/1777  
Walker John Capt. 9/1/1775 4/26/1777     10/22/1777  
Moore Alfred Capt. 9/1/1775       3/8/1777  
Dixon Henry Capt. 9/1/1775 7/8/1777       To a Majority in ye 2d Regiment
Ro[nan?] Robert Capt. 9/1/1775       6/29/1776  
Allan Thomas Capt. 9/1/1775       9/15/1776  
Pickett   Capt. 9/1/1775         Company reduced by order of Council of Safety
Green William Capt. 9/1/1775         Company reduced by order of Council of Safety
Lillington John Lt. 9/1/1775       5/1776  
Brannon William Lt. 9/1/1775       3/1776  
Hogg Thomas Lt. 9/1/1775 4/10/1776 9/19/1777     To a Majority in ye 5 th Regiment
Tatum Absalom Lt. 9/1/1775 6/29/1776     9/19/1776  
Thompson Lawrence Lt. 9/1/1775 9/15/1776       Transferred to one of the 4 Regiments in Carolina
McNeil Hector Lt. 9/1/1775         Deserted to ye Torys [sic] 2/3/1776 Condemned by Court Martial in March [Escaped?]
Bowman Joshua Lt. 9/1/1775 9/18/1776        
Dixon Thomas Lt. 11/15/1775 2/5/1777        
Nease/Neale Henry Ensign 2/1/1775 1/11?/1776 3/28/1776 2/5/1777 4/3/1777  
Rolston Robert Ensign 2/1/1775 1/11?/1776 3/28/1776 3/8/1777 8/29/1777  
Tatum Howell Ensign 2/1/1775 1/11?/1776 3/28/1776 4/3/1777    
Grayham George Ensign 2/1/1775 1/11?/1776     4/15/1776  
McAllister Math.? Ensign 2/1/1775 1/11?/1776 6/29/1776   1/20/1777  
Moore Andrew Ensign 2/1/1775 1/11?/1776       Killed 1/18/1776
Dekyser? ? Ensign 11/15/1775 1/11?/1776 2/3/1776   ?/10/1776  
Brown Alex.? Ensign 11/15/1775 1/11?/1776 7/7/1776 4/26/1777   Transferred to one of the 4 regiments in Carolina
McLemmy? Joseph Ensign 1/11?/1776 1/18/1776       Died in 7/1776
Crawford William Ensign 1/11?/1776 3/28/1776     ?/5/1776  
Boyd ? Ensign 1/4/1776 3/1776        
Rad[e?] ? Ensign 1/4/1776 7/6/1776 7/7/1776 7/8/1777    
Armstrong William Ensign 1/4/1776 4/10/1776 1/1/1777 8/29/1777   Transferred to one of the 4 regiments in Carolina
Daniel John? Ensign 1/4/1776       6?/3/1776  
Eagle Joseph Ensign 1/4/1776       3 or 5/20/1776  
Council Robert Ensign 1/4/1776 7/7/1776     9/10/177[6?] On account of his ill state of health
Campbell Edmund? Ensign 3/28/1776 7/7/1776 1/20/1777     Transferred to one of the 4 regiments in Carolina
Blyth Daniel? Ensign 3/28/1776 7/7/1776 2/5/1777   5/16/1778  
Simmons/ Summers John Ensign 3/28/1776 7/7/1776 2/5/1777 7/10/1778    
Varner? Robert Ensign 3/28/1776 7/7/1776 3/8/1777      
Robinson [Septi?]mus Ensign 3/28/1776 7/7/1776     ?/12?/1776  
King James Ensign 6/1/1776 8/15/1776 4/3/1777      
Trull? Gambier Ensign 6/1/1776 11/21/1776 4/26/1777      
Callendie/ Cattendie Thomas Ensign 6//6/1776 1?/1/1777 7/8/1777      
Craven James Ensign 6/12/1776 1?/1/1777 7/28/1777      
Cheese [sic] John Ensign 6/12/1776 1/20/1777     4/1/1777  
Triplet Charles Ensign 9/19/1776         Died 12/1776
Watters William Ensign 9/19/1776 2/5/1777 9/19/1777     Transferred to one of the 4 regiments in Carolina
Baco[ss?] Peter Ensign 9/19/1776 2/8/1777 10/4/1777      
Hall Thomas Ensign 12/24/1776 2/8/1777     4/3/1777  
Watters Samuel Ensign 12/24/1776 3/29/1777     4/23/1777  
Rogers Patrick Ensign 3/28/1777 4/3/1777       Died 4/19/1778
Rice John Ensign 3/28/1777 4/3/1777       Transferred to one of the 4 regiments in Carolina
Irwin John Ensign 3/28/1777 4/4/1777     4/28/1777  
Milligan [James?] Ensign 3/28/1777 4/23/1777       In North Carolina never joined broke by a court martial 7/13/177[?]
? ? Chapl ?/?/1775         Staff - Transferred to one of the 4 regiments in Carolina
? ? ? 9/1/1775       12/1775 Staff
[Cates?] ? ? 12/1775       5/1776 Staff
[Teague?] John ? 5/1776       4/1777 Staff
[Crimburg?] ? ? 3/19/177[?]         Staff
Cloke Samuel Pay Mstr. 9/1?/1775       4/16/1776 Staff
? ? ? 12?/1776       4/1777 Staff
Bradley Richard ? 3/3/1777         Staff - Dismissed 6/1/1778, agreeable to ye New Assignment
Dekyser Johannes Adjt. 11/13/1775       12/10/1776 Staff
Rice John Adjt. 12/?/1776 3/28/1777       Staff
Conger Stephen Adjt. 1/29/1776         Staff - Dismissed 6/?/1778, agreeable to ye New Assignment
Fon[?][h?]es [?]alverton Q.M. 2/3/177[6?]       8/?/1776 Staff
Rogers Patrick Q.M. 11/1776 3/28/1777       Staff
Womack William Q.M. 11/1778         Staff - Dismissed 6/?/1778, agreeable to ye New Assignment
Kennon William Cmsy 4/?/1777       4/1777 Staff
                 


A List of Other Officers taken into the first from the different Battalions to compleat [sic] it, aggreable to the New Assignment

Surname Given Rank Appointed Regiment First Promotion Taken into First Comments
Emmet James Capt. 4/16/1776 3 12/22/1777 12/22/1777 Never joined. Transferred on of ye [?] in Carolina
Mebane Robert Lt. Col. 11/26/1776 7   6/1/1778 In Room of Lt. Col. William Davis transferred as above.
Ashe John Baptist Capt. 4/16/1776 6 1/26/1777 6/1/1778 In Room of Major James Emmet
McRee Griffith ? Capt. 4/16/1776 6   6/1/1778 In Room of Captain Lawrence Thompson transferred as above.
Moore Isaac Capt. 4/19/1777 10 7/10/1777 6/1/1778 In Room of Captain Jno. Brown transferred as above. Died 7/10/1778
Nicholson Robert Lt. 4/19/1777 10   6/1/1778 In Room of Captain Edmd. Gamble transferred as above.
Walton William 3 Lt. 4/20/1777 7 4/12/1778 6/1/1778 In Room of Lt. Blyth resigned as above.
Cook George 2 Lt. 4/[7?]/1777 10 7/10/1777 6/1/1778 In Room of Lt. William Watters transferred as above.
Slade [William?] Ensign 1/3/1777 4 4/26/1777 6/1/1778 In Room of Lt. Robert Council transferred as above.
[Shaw?] [Daniel?] Ensign 4/2/1777 6 10/11?/1777 6/1/1778 In Room of Lt. James Milligan (broke).
Dickinson Richard Ensign   6 10/12/1777 6/1/1778 In Room of Lt. Rice transferred as above.
P[arker?] Thomas Ensign 7/15/1777 4 12/29/1777 6/1/1778 In Room of Lt. John Irwan (resigned).
Hays Robert Ensign 8/16/1777 4 1/1/1778 6/1/1778 In Room of Lt. Patrick Rogers (deceased).
Wright David Ensign 4/19/1777 10 2/15/1778 6/1/1778  
Hargrave William Ensign 1/16/1778 10   6/1/1778  


The Ensigns first promotion was to 2 nd Lieutenant.


T. Clark Col.