Troop Rosters (1747-1893)

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Troop Rosters (1747-1893)

Collection Status: Open for Transcription

Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate

About the Collection

This collection is comprised of Troop Returns from the State Archives of North Carolina Military Collection. Troop Returns (1747-1893) include lists, returns, records of prisoners, and records of draftees. Most of this collection is related to the Revolutionary War. Lists are usually pay or muster rolls. Returns are usually field or general returns and report the names of the officers and the number of enlisted men under the commanding officer. Names of individual soldiers are rarely included. Prisoner records may be lists of British prisoners, North Carolina Continental Line officers captured by the British, or lists of the prison guards.

Draft and enlistment records give the names of the enlisted men and sometimes include descriptions of individual men: height, age, coloring, etc. Most of the Continental Line records are field returns, general returns, draft records, and enlistment records. These may be organized by military unit or by location. Militia records generally include the names of the officers and soldiers and are typically organized by district or county. Please keep in mind that the locations mentioned in these records are historical, and boundaries lines may have changed.

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Works

MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F11_Currituck_Regt_under_command_of_Maj_Wm_Shergold

MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F11_Currituck_Regt_under_command_of_Maj_Wm_Shergold

Currituck County: Regiment under command of Major William Shergold

4 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F17_Carteret_Regt_under_command_of_Col_Thos_Lovich

MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F17_Carteret_Regt_under_command_of_Col_Thos_Lovich

Carteret County: Regiment under command of Colonel Thomas Lovich

3 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F24_Chowan_Men_commanded_by_Capt_Edward_Vail

MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F24_Chowan_Men_commanded_by_Capt_Edward_Vail

Chowan County: Men commanded by Captain Edward Vail

3 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F28_Craven_Capt_Lewis_Bryan_company_of_foot

MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F28_Craven_Capt_Lewis_Bryan_company_of_foot

Craven County: Captain Lewis Bryan's company of foot soldiers

2 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F30_Craven_Capt_John_Julen_Gentelmen_Solgers

MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F30_Craven_Capt_John_Julen_Gentelmen_Solgers

Craven County: Captain John Julen's "Gentelmen Solgers"

2 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F33_Craven_Capt_John_Shine_company

MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F33_Craven_Capt_John_Shine_company

Craven County: Captain John Shine's company

2 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F35_Currituck_Capt_Jacob_Farrow_company

MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F35_Currituck_Capt_Jacob_Farrow_company

Currituck County: Captain Jacob Farrow's company

3 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F9_Anson_Capt_Samuel_Coburn_Company

MilColl_Troop_Returns_B1F9_Anson_Capt_Samuel_Coburn_Company

Anson County: Captain Samuel Coburn's Company

2 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
MilColl_Troop_Returns_B2F1_Craven_List_of_officers_in_Regt

MilColl_Troop_Returns_B2F1_Craven_List_of_officers_in_Regt

Craven County: List of officers in the Regiment

1 page: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
MilColl_Troop_Returns_B2F42_Chatham_Regimental_return

MilColl_Troop_Returns_B2F42_Chatham_Regimental_return

Chatham County: Regimental return

19 pages: 100% complete (100% transcribed)
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