The thirteen colonies were full of unrest.
Minutemen and patriots rose to the test.
Alerted by the ride of Paul Revere,
They entered the battle showing no fear.
First at Lexington, Concord and Bunker Hill,
Pushing hard to break the Redcoats' will.
Through eight long years our ancestors fought
With muskets and rifles for the freedom they sought.
Struggling through cold to cross the Delaware,
Shortages of food and clothing led to despair.
Valley Forge, King's Mountain and lastly Yorktown,
King George and the British were soundly put down.
Furnished supplies to South Carolina forces. Was born in
Germany. Died 1815 Pendleton District,
Patriot and soldier
from the Halifax Military District, North Carolina. Fought at the
battle of King's
Resided in Chatham County, North
Carolina. Born 1760. Died 1851 Overton
Served under Colonel Benjamin Cleveland in North Carolina Militia. Fought at Battle of King's
Mountain and at Gates' defeat near Camden, South Carolina. Born 1762 in Virginia.
Died 1843 in South Carolina.
Served as Sergeant under Captain Hezekiah Garner in the 26th battalion of the Charles County,
Born 1739 in Maryland. Died 1837 in Anderson County, South Carolina.
Signed oath of
allegiance in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. Born 1732 in Farnham
County, Virginia. Died before 1799
in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
Served as a Private
under General Green in North Carolina. Resided during the
Revolution in Guilford
County, North Carolina. Born 1755 in Virginia. Died 1842 in Spartanburg District, South Carolina.
Regiment under Colonel John Thomas, Sr. later serving as a Major.
Served with General
Sumter at Rocky Mountain where he was promoted to
Lieutenant Colonel. Fought in battles at Hanging
Blackstock, and Cowpens.
as Private under Captain Johnston; promoted to Lieutenant serving under
Captains Reid and Neil;
promoted to Captain serving under Colonel
Charles Polk with North Carolina Rangers Dragoons.
Born 1756 Anson County, North Carolina. Died 1834
Lincoln County, North Carolina.
Served as a sharpshooter under General Greene 1799-1780. Born 1757 Frederick County, Virginia.
Died 1832 Jefferson County, Virginia.
Furnished supplies and served as a juror in 1778 and 1783 in
state of South Carolina. Born 1734 in
England. Died 1805 in Laurens
District, South Carolina.
Served as Private under Captain Dixon and Colonel Clark in the First
Regiment from North Carolina. Born
1744 in the western
section of North Carolina. Died 1809 Oglethorpe County, Georgia.
Served as Private,
Corporal, and Sergeant under Captains Trice, Johnson, Donahoo, and Cowan in
Carolina regiments; also
served under Colonels Murphy and Dixon. Received a pension for his
1762 North Carolina. Died
1841 Franklin County, Georgia.
Served in South Carolina and Virginia as Private under Captains, Noble, McCall, Luckie, and Johnston. Also
served under Colonels Williamson, Pickens, Clarke, and McCall.  Born 1762 in Maryland. Died 1814 in
Pendleton District, South Carolina.
Joseph Hinds, Jr.
Member of Halifax convention 1776 in North Carolina. Was paid for services and supplies. Born 1735 in
England. Died 1815 in Wayne County, Kentucky.
Served as Private.
Kettle Creek in Georgia. Received land in
Georgia, for his service. Died 1800 in Elbert
Served as Juror in
Rutherford County, North Carolina. Born 1748 in Ireland.
Died 1828 in Buncombe
County, North Carolina.
Served as Colonel under Brigadier General Thomas Sumter; served as Captain of
Expedition under Andrew
Williamson, 1776; also, member of
South Carolina Legislature in 1782. Born
1742 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Died 1813 Livingston County,
Served as Captain with the Burke County, Georgia Militia, Fourth
Company 1778 under Colonel John
Thomas. Born 1745.
Died 1802 Burke County, Georgia.
Served as Captain in
the Johnston County, North Carolina Militia. Born 1730.
Died 1816 in Hawkins
Served first as a
substitute in 1776 for his father in a company from Caroline County,
Maryland, on patrol
of the Chesapeake coastal
area watching for signs of the British fleet in the Bay. In 1777
he enlisted in the
Fourth Company under Captain Douglas in
the Maryland Line. He was in the battles of Camden, South
Carolina and Guilford Courthouse and
was granted a pension for his service. He was born 1760 and died
1848 in Alabama.
Furnished supplies. Widow drew land in Georgia 1827 land lottery. Born 1737 in Scotland. Died 1814
Jackson County, Georgia.
and food for the Continental Army and signed papers of dissent.
He resided at the time of
the Revolutionary War in
Buckingham County, Virginia.
Served as Sergeant, Sergeant
Major, and Ensign under Colonels Thompson, James, and Chambers on the
Continental Line; also served as privateer on
brig "Fair America" under Captain Decatur. Received a pension
for his service. Born Sussex County, New
Jersey. Died 1841 Sumner County, Tennessee.
Assistant Deputy Quartermaster General to Colonel Nicholas Long.
Also served as Captain in the
Continental Line. Born 1744 Essex County, Virginia. Died 1834 Bedford County, Tennessee.
Served as Corporal from Caswell County, North Carolina, in the
Continental Line. Born 1726 and died 1817
Member of Henry
County, Virginia Militia; served as Ensign in Captains Brice Martin and
Company. Born 1745 in Virginia. Died
1812 Henry County, Virginia.
Served as Private in First Regiment, Continental Line under Captain McRee and Colonel Thomas Clark. Born 175l
in Virginia. Died 1804 in South Carolina.
Served as Captain, Major, and Colonel in South Carolina militia. After defeat of the British at the Battle of
Cowpens, he was promoted to Brigadier General. Also fought at the Battle of Kettle Creek. Born 1739 in
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Died 1817 in Pendleton District, South Carolina.
Suffered depredation by the British in South Carolina. Born 1745 in Augusta County, Virginia. Died 1814
in Pendleton District, South Carolina.
Served as Colonel in North Carolina Militia; Justice of the Peace
in North Carolina; delegate to the First
Born Amelia County, Virginia. Died 1814 Newberry District, South
Served as a soldier
under Captains Young and Jefferson Williams. Received a pension for
his service. Was
born 1759 in Orange
County, North Carolina. Died Taliaferro County, Georgia.
Served as Private in
the infantry with the Virginia Line. Born 1748 Amelia County,
Virginia. Died 1803 in
Served as Private in
the Seventh Regiment Dutchess County, New York Militia under Colonel Henry
Luddington. Also, fought in the
Colonial and French and Indian Wars. Born 1739 and died 1815 in
County, New York.
Served as soldier in
the Revolutionary Army of North Carolina and was paid for his
service. Born 1740 in
Bertie County, North Carolina. Died
1812 in Duplin County, North Carolina.
Served as Magistrate for
the Council of Safety in Queensboro District, Georgia. Born 1742
in Prince Edward
County, Virginia. Died 1797 in Hancock County, Georgia.
Received pay for supplies or other service in Culpepper County, Virginia. Born 1730. Died before 1804
in Clark County, Kentucky.
We of Sunset Rock wish to offer thanks to all our patriots for
their extrordinary sacrifice and
service in helping to make this country the
greatest country on earth.
The military, then and now, deserves our praise.
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