Soldiers at the Battle of Point Pleasant


Captain Thomas Buford's Company
of Bedford County, VA Volunteers

Thomas Buford, Captain Thomas Dooley, Lieutenant Jonathan Cundiff, Ensign Nicholas Mead, Sergeant John Fields, Sergeant Thomas Fliping, Sergeant William Kenedy, Sergeant James Ard, William Bryant, John Bozel, Robert Boyd, James Boyd, Joseph Bunch, William Campbell, John Campbell, John Carter, John Cook, William Cook, Nathaniel Cooper, James Dale, Samuel Davis, William Deal, Gabriel DeHart, Jacob Dooley, Robert Ewing, William Hackworth, Augustine Hackworth, Thomas Hall, Thomas Hamrick, William Hambrick, Robert Hill, Zachariah Kennot, William Keer, Gerrott Kelley, Adam Lin, James McBride, Absalom McClanahan, John McGlahlen, William McColister, John McClanahan, Thomas Owen, William Overstreet, John Reed, John Roberts, James Scarbara, Thomas Stephens, Francis Seed, Abraham Sharp, Uriah Squires, John Welch, Joseph White, John Wood, Mr. Waugh

Captain Daniel Smith's Company of Fincastle Militia

Daniel Smith, Captain William Bowen, Lieutenant David Ward, Ensign John Kinkeid, Ensign Robert Brown, Christian Bergman, John Courtney, Saml. Dollarhide, Robert Donelson, Robert Griffin, Joseph Horne, Benj. Jones, James Kendrick, David Kingkeid Jr., Burton Litton, Wm. McFarland, Thomas Mullin, William Neale, Joseph Olverson, James Price, Thomas Price, Richard Price, Drury Pricket (Pucket), Arcchelaus Scott, James Scott, James Smith, Samuel Vanhook, Alden Williams, Charles _____

At Elk Garden Fort

Robert Brown, Sergeant Richard Price, Sergeant John Lewis, Ericus Smith, James Laughlin, William Priest, Robert Breeze, Benjamin Jones, Samuel Priest, Thomas Jones, Thomas Price, Thomas Donelson, Richard Breeze, Thomas Brumly, James Rogers, David Priest, Henry Manadue, James Anderson, John Kingkeid, David Kingkeid, Robert Donelson

At Glade Hollow Fort

Hendly Moore, Ensign John Dunkin, Sergeant James McCarty, Archibald Scott, James Price, Drury Pricket (Puckett), Jeremiah Able, James Scott, Isaac Crisman, William Ferrill, Richard Thomspon, Francis Cooper, William Pharis, Soloman Litton, James Coyle (Coil), William Wilmoth, Joseph Horn, Richard Byrd, Abraham Cooper, Archibald Woods, William Bustar (Bustard)

At the Maiden Springs Station

Robert Brown, Sergeant Henry Willis Joseph Cravens, Sergeant James M'Clehany (McElhenny) James Cravens, John Jameson, James Rogers, Thomas Brumly, Anddw Lammy, Samuel Fowler John Flintham, James Douglas, John Newland, Samuel Paxton, Phillip Dutton, John Cravens, Rees Bowen, David Ward, Robert Cravens

At the Upper Station, Big Crab Orchard Fort

John Campbell, Ensign Isaac Spratt, Sergeant George Dohorty, Andrew Steel, John Hambleton (Hamilton), Alexander Grant, David Bustar, William Thompson, Edward Sharp, Michael Glaves (Glover), James Fullen, James Edwards, John Williams, Thomas Potter, Levi Bishop, Robert Moffett, Alexander Henderson (Anderson), Francis Hambleton, John Crafford (Lankford), Isaiah Hambleton, Benjamin Rediford, Andrew Branstead (Bransford), James Mitchell, Rowland Williams, Thomas Whitten Sr., Sergeant Thomas Whitten Jr., John Grinup (Grimes), Francis Hynes, Samuel Doack, Thos. Rogers, John Lashly, William King, Thos. Meads, Jacob Kindar, Daniel Henderson, Peter Kindar, Jonathan Edwards, Christian Bergman, Michael Razor, Jeremiah Whitton, George Vaus, Phillip Dutton, Richard Breeze, Thomas Jones, William Pharis, Robert Brown

Scouts on the Clinch River

William Bowan, James Fowler, Thomas Maxwell, Rees Bowan, David Ward, John Kingkeid, William Priest, John Sharp, William Crabtree, Samuel Hays, Robert Davis, Robert Moffett

List of men in letter to Col. Preston
from Michael Woods

Joseph Inglish, Robert Wiley Sr., Wm. Cavanough Sr., William Cliften, Thomas Wiley, John Umphres, James Williams, Samuel Astle, John Nicklas, Henry Walker, William Lesey, George Sobe, Richard Woods, Jeremiah Cary, Peter Dingos, Charles Atkins, Joshua Inglish, Robert Wiley Jr., Samuel Camble, Andrew Woods, Thomas Haket, Squire Gatleph, Adam Clendenin, Ishmall Babit, Richard Herd, Adam Woods, Henry Oharron, George Scott, Henry Atkins, Francis Rowan, Michael Woods

List from letter to Col. Preston
from Thomas Burk

Henry Librough, Philip Martin, William Lucas, Edward Hale, George Martin Jr., Christy Martin, John Lucas, George Fry Jr., Wilinton Adkins, Charles Lucas Jr., Thomas Hale

Robert Doak's Company of Militia

John Stephens, Lieutenant William Meek, Sergeant Andrew Thompson, Ensign William Doack, Sergeant William Ward, Sergeant James Downy, Sergeant David Doack Jr., John Pierce, Samuel Ewing, John Stephens, Adam Walker, Samuel Doack, John Williams, John Nowell, Jacob Kinder, Andrew Bronstetter, Thomas Bell, Moses Moor, John Gilihan, Martin Staily, Christly Weaver, John BuŠnshell, Henry Waggoner, Michael Grigger, Nicholas Cloyne, Patrick Johnston, Charles Fullen, Duncan Gullion, Jacob Kinsor, Michael Kinsor, John King, William Campbell, Bezaleel Maxwell, David Maxwell, John Henderson, Francis Catron, John Downy, Thomas Mead, Arnold Shell, Moses Gordon, Samuel Moor, George Kinder, Hugh Robinson, Peter Kinder, Jacob Dobler, Samuel Handly, Michael Weaver, John Messersmith, Barnet Messersmith, Henry Waggoner Jr., Peter Grigger, Campbell Baily, Barny Gullion, John Gullion, Jacob Catron, Kinsor, William King, Samuel Campbell, John Maxwell, Robert Stephenson, William Litz, Fredrick Rap, Jacob Catron, Adam Catron, Philip Catron, Peter Hedrick, John Cattes, George Wambler, Fredrick Moor, Jacob Hamilton, Thomas Hamilton, George Carr, William Carr, Roger Cats, John Crawford, John Irvine, William Litz, James Douglass, Thomas Rodgers, John Lesly, George Vaut, James Mitchell, Philip Dutton, Alexander Ewing Jr., Archibald Reagh, Samuel Paxton, Robert Miller, George Henly, Andrew Vaut, Jacob Blesly, John Adams, Peter Catron, Michael Staffy, Michael Walter, Mitchael Wambler, Adam Boh, Isiah Hamilton, Francis Hamilton, Michael Catron, James Carr, Ben Rutherford, John Vails, John Diver, Robert Stephenson, George Douglass, James Rodgers, Daniel Henderson, Samuel Henderson, Thomas Mitchell, John Nuland, Alexander Ewing, William Ewing, John Reagh, Paddy Saint Lorrance, Robert Porter, William Henly, Christly Vaut, John Carr, John Blesly

Captain William Russell's Company

William Russell, Captain Henry Moore, William Blackmore, John Noole, John Blackmore, John Snoddy, Andrew Davis, John Blackmore Jr., William Moore, Henry Hamlin, Richard Stanton, Samuel Ritchie, John Carter, Nathan Brown, William Carr, John Duncan, Alexander Ritchie, Andrew King, Joseph Blackmore, Henry Dickerson, Edward Blackmore, Samuel Porter, Samuel Butcher, John Crank, James Campbell, David Cowan, Henry Campbell, Michael Oscer, Patrick Porter, William Russell Jr., James Green, Thomas Johnson, William Hill, Humphrey Dickenson, John McCorkle, James Bush, Samuel Cowan, Benjamin Nichol, William Burney, John Anderson, Edmund Smith, David Burney, Matthias Mountz, George Oscer, John Mountz, Obediah Terrill, Phillip Phillips, Joseph Kinkaid, Ranley Duncan, Thomas Pitman, James Overture, William Cowan, Abraham McClaland, William Bush, James Campbell Jr., David Gass, Charles Kilgore, Joseph Moore, John Smith, Samuel Kirkam, Samuel Porter Jr., George Campbell, Archelaus Dickenson, James Black, James Wharton, Samuel Lewis, Richard Hinds, John English, Dail Carter, William Hays, John Duncan Jr., Ruo Duncan, James Burks, Robert Robin Vickers/Vicars**

Capt. William Campbell's Company (fragment)

William Campbell, Captain Philemon Higgins, John Neil, Richard Woolsey, Joseph Newberry, Stephen Hopton, Richard Lyhnam, Audlin Williamson, John Boles, Conrad Sterns, John Lewis, Benjamin Richardson, William Richardson, William Hopton, John Johnston, William Champ

Captain William Nalle's Company
of Volunteers, Augusta County

William Nalle, Captain Jacob Pence, Ensign William Bush, Sergeant Barnod Crafford, Sergeant Martain Nalle, Lieutenant John Bush, Sergeant William Feavil, Moses Smith, Israel Meader, John Grigsby, Zacarias Lee, Benjamin Petty, Bruten Smith, William Spicer, Charles Brown, Henry Miner, Sefniah Lee, Mecagh Smith, John Deek, John Williams, James Selby, Abraham Rue, John Null, Shadrick Butler, James Washburn, James Alexander, Joseph Roay, John Pright, John Owler, James Miller, John Chism, Henry Cook, Thomas Brook, Geroge Rucker, William Scails, Yenty Jackson, George Fuls, George Harmon, Adam Hansburger, John Breden, Robert Rains, Steven Washburn, Henry Owler, Richard Welsh, John Goodall, Michael Gurden, James Todd, Chesly Rogers, Zacarias Plunkepel, William Smith, John Fry, Joseph Butler, James Reary, Jacob Null

John Murray's Company of Volunteers, Botetourt

John Murray, Captain Samuel Wallace, Lieutenant William Taylor, Sergeant John Larken, Sergeant Barney Boyls, Sergeant Wm. McKee, Lieutenant Adam Wallace, Ensign Moses Coiler, Sergeant John Simpson, Sergeant Hugh Logan, James Arnold, Stephen Arnold, William Moor, John Nelson, John Sedberry, William McCorkle, George Milwood, Andrew Evins, Joseph McBride, Thomas Naile, John Lapsley, James Walker, Ezekiel Kennedy, John Jones, John Moor, William Simpson, Thomas McClure, Peter Kasheday, Robert Wallace, Thomas Peary, John Grigs, George Cummins, John Eager, Hugh Logan, James Neely, Peter Higans, William Bradly, William Brown, John Barkly, Isaac Trimble, William Johns, James Bambridge, John Gilmor, James Hall, James Cawley, Daniel Blair, Thomas Burny, Daniel Simpkins, William Lyons, James Simpkins, Nicholas Mooney, Soloman Brundige, Stephen Harris, Daniel Fullin, David Wallace, Moses Whitby, James Gilmor, James Cunningham, John Kelsey, Hugh Moor, Joseph Gibson, William Cochran, James Logan, John Logan, Thomas Hedden, Prisley Gill, John Coiler, Jonathan Watson, William Neely, John Milican, William Connor, John McGhee, James McCalister, Andrew Wallace, Peter McNeil, Andrew Arden, John Murray, John McClure

Captain Philip Love's Company of Volunteers

Philip Love, Captain John Mills, Ensign Daniel McNeil, Lieutenant Francis McElhaney, Quarter Master William Ewing, Segt Major Sieltor Taylor, Sergeant James Alexander, Sergeant John Craford, Sergeant Robert Owen Thomas Welch, John Buchanan, Sam. Andrews, Thomas Welch Jr., Charles Davis (Batman), William Scott, James Neely, Patrick Conner, Wm. Franklin ,Sam. Mt. Gumry (Montgomery), William Teasy, John Dodd, Thos. Perce, Thos. Armstrong, John Dunn, Charles Byrne, Thomas Gilberts, Abraham Demonse, Will Hooper, Sam Savage, Joseph Pain, Will Armstrong, Daniel McDonald, James Simson, Thomas Brown, James Neeley, Abraham Moon (Batman to George Craig (Batman to Col. Lewis), Richard Willson, Robt. Smith, James Franklin, Wm. Hanson, James McDonald, Richard Collins, James M. Gullin, John McGinness, Griffin Harriss, John Jones (Cadet), John Markles, John Robinson (Batman), John Todd (Cadet), Daniel Ormsbey (Batman)

Captain John Lewis' Company
of Volunteers, Botetourt

John Lewis, Captain John Henderson, Lieutenant Samuel Glass, Sergeant Peter Huff, Sergeant Samuel Estil, Sergeant Thomas Alsbury, Drummer Robert Elliot, Ensign William Bryans, Sergeant William Wilson, Sergeant John Donally, Fife John Swoop, Alexander Kelly, Edward Egins, James Ellison, James Stuart, John Deniston, John Savage, Christopher Welsh, James Cawley (Croley), James Dulin, Isaac Fisher, Peter Ellenburgh, Andrew Kissinger, Samuel Barton, William Clifton, Joseph Love, Leonard Huff, Samuel Croley, William Isum, Isaac Taylor, Martin Carney, Peter Hendrix, John Hundley, Thomas Huff, Thomas Edger Jr., Molastin Peregin, James McNitt, Nathan Farmer, John Carpenter, Adam Caperton, Mathew Creed, James Charlton, Mathew Polug, Thomas Kanady (Canady), William Jones, Richard Packwood, John Arthur, William Robison, Samuel Huff, Edward Wilson, Robert Boyd, John Reburn, Isaac Nickels, Phillip Hammon, James Burtchfield, Soloman White, Thomas Carpender, Soloman Carpender, Jeremiah Carpender, David Cook, John Boughman, Jacob Boughman, Robert Bowles, James Burnsides, Dennis Nail, Henry Howard, Walter Holwell, Samuel Burcks, Gabriel Smithers, Thomas Burnes, Hugh Caperton, Matt. Jewitt, William Boniface, Henry Boyer, William Man, Adman CorAnwell, Robert Davis, Mathias Kisinger

Captain Stewart's Company, Botetourt

Charles O'Harra, Sergeant James Donaley, Sergeant Skidr. Harriman, Sergeant Daniel Workman, Samuel Williams, Wm. O'Harra, Robert O'Harra, James Paulley, James Clarke, John Pauley, Arch. McDowell, Wm. Hogan, Andrew Gardner, Qeavy Lockhart, Samuel Sullivan, Thomas Fargison, John McCandless, Thomas Gillespy, Henry Lawrence, John Crain, William Dyer, Edward Smith, John Harris, Joseph Current, Wm. Clindinning, Spencer Cooper, Daniel Taylor, Joseph Day, Jacob Lockhart, George Clinding, John Burke, Charles Keeneson, William Ewing, John Doherty, John McNeal, Joseph Campbell

Capt. Robert McClenachan's Company
of Volunteers, Botetourt

Robert McClenachan, Captain William McCoy, Lieutenant William Bracken, Ensign Thomas Williams, Sergeant William Craig, Sergeant Samuel Clark, Sergeant William Jones, Drummer John Harmon, James Kinkaid, George Kinkaid, William Custer, David Cutlip, James Morrow Sr., James Morrow, James Gilkeson, Even Evens, William Stewart, Edward Thomas, Patrick Constantine, Lewis Homes, William Hutcheson, Edward Barret, John Williams, Richard Williams, James Burrens, John Patten, Thomas Elias, Charles Howard, James Guffy, Thomas Cooper, William McCaslen, John Cunningham, Francis Boogs, John Vaun

Captain Paulings, Botetourt Troops

Henry Pauling, Captain Samuel Baker, Ensign Edward Gouldman, Lieutenant Robert Findley, Sergeant Obediah H. Treat, Sergeant James Woods, Sergeant Robert Watkins, Philip Hanee, James Dohority, William Thompson, William Holley, Joel Doss, William Ray, Dangerfield Harmon, Stephen Holston, James Wilson, Dudley Callaway (Canoe), David Bellew (Canoe), Andrew Rodgers, Robert Ferrill, Andrew Harrison, George Simmerman, Thomas Wilson, Alexr. Culwell, William Gilliss, Edward Ross, Matthew Ratliff, William Glass, John Fitzhugh, William Canaday, John Clerk, John Frazer, George Davis, Thomas Mecrary, Richd. RollenŸs, Mical Luney, John Gibson, Charles Ellison, John Aggnue, James Donoho (Dunowho), Thomas Reid, Joseph Whitticor, Isham Fienquay (Canoe), David Condon (Canoe), Richard Lemaster, James King, John Huston, William Macalister (Micalister), Jeremiah Jenkins, Edward Carther, Martin Baker, James Lyn

Captain Evan Shelby's Company
of Volunteers, Fincastle

Evan Shelby, Captain Isaac Shelby, Lieutenant James Robertson, Sergeant Valentine Sevier, Sergeant James Shelby, John Sayers, John Findley, Henry Shaw, Daniel Mungle, John Williams, John Carmack, Andrew Terrence, George Brooks, Isaac Newland, Abraham Newland, George Ruddle, Emanuel Shoatt, Abram Bogard, Peter Torney, William Tucker, John Fain, SamlVance, Saml. Fain, Saml. Hensley, Saml. Samples, Arthur Blackburn, Robert Herrill, George Armstrong, William Casey, Mark Williams, John Stewart (wounded), Conrad Nave, Richard Burck, John Riley, Elijah Robison, Rees Price, Richard Holliway, Jarrett Williams, Julias Robison, Charles Fielder, Benj. Grahum, Andrew Goff, Hugh Ogullion, Barnett Ogullion, Patrick St. Lawrence, Jos. Hughey, John Bradley, Basilael Maxwell

Captain James Harrod's Company

These were pioneers of Harrod's Kentucky settlement, they enlisted under Harrod, and joined Colonel Chrisitan's division of Fincastle troops that arrived at Point Pleasant after the battle.

James Harrod, Patrick Doran, Azariah Davis, Arthur Campbell, William Campbell, John Cowan, William Fields, William Martin, David Williams, James Kerr, Silas Harlan, Joseph Blackford, James Sanders, Davis Glenn, James Wiley, John Shelp, James Davis, Elijah Harlan, William Crow, William Myres, Jared Cowan, John Crow, Abraham Chapline, Henry Hogan, John Smith, James Brown, Azariah Reese, Martin Stull, William Garrett, John Clark

OTHERS COMPANY UNKNOWN

 *James Moore

Veneable List of Wounded at Point Pleasant
under command of Colonel William Fleming

Captain Shelby's Company Captain Lewis' Company

John Stuart, Thomas Hoof (Huff), Reece Price, Thomas Carpenter, John Cormick

Captain Love's Company Captain Russell's Company

James Alexander, John Basdel, William Franklin, William Prince

Captain McKee's Company Captain Campbell's Company

Stephen Arnold, Thomas Baker

Captain Stuart's Company Captain Arbuckle's Company

Charles Kinson, John McMullin, Thomas Fourgeson, David Glascum, John Freeland

Major Robertson's Co.

William Morris, Henry Bowyer

Captain Herbert's Company

James Newell

Partial List of the Officers killed
and wounded at the Battle of Point Pleasant

Field Officers Killed

Colonel Charles Lewis, Colonel Jno. Field, Colonel William Fleming

Field Officers Wounded

Colonel William Christian

Captains Killed

John Murray, Robert McClenahan, Saml. Wilson, Charles Ward, Thomas Buford, John Field, John Murray

Captains Wounded

Matthew Arbuckle, William Christian, John Dickson, James Harrod, ______ Herbert, Joseph Haynes, Benjamin Harrison, John Lewis, John Lewis 2nd, _____ Lockridge, _____ Love, William McKee, Samuel McDowell, Alexander McClanahan, George Matthews, William Paul, _____ Paulin, James Robertson, William Russell, John Stewart, John Skidmore, Evan Shelby, William Shelby, _____ Slaughter, I. Skidmore, Daniel Smith, James Ward, Samuel Wilson

Subalterns Killed

Lieutenant Hugh Allen, Ensign Cundiff, Ensign Matt. Brakin

Subalterns Wounded

Lieutenant Lard, Lieutenant Goldman, Lieutenant Vance, Lieutenant James Robison, Lieutenant John Draper, Lieutenant John Henderson, Lieutenant Isaac Shelby, Lieutenant Tate

Privates Killed

_____ Clay, _____ Hickman

Privates Wounded

William Arbuckle, Jno. Arbuckle, William Blair, _____ Coward, William Campbell, Jno. Campbell, Simon Gerty, Ellis Hughes, Philip Hammond, Saml. Lewis, Thomas Lewis, Simon Kenton, _____ Robinson, Alex. Reed, Jno. Steele, _____ Trotter, James Trimble, John Van Bibber, Peter Van Bibber, Charles Clendenin, Robert Clendenin, Leonard Cooper, William Eastham, Saml. McCullock, William Moore, Walter Newman, John Pryor, James Welch, Bazatell Wells

Commissary General

Thomas Posey- wounded

Butcher

Jacob Warrick wounded

Sutler

John Frog- killed


Sources: Bell, Landon C. The Battle of Point Pleasant, An Address (Bedford, VA: Peaks of Otter DAR) 1931 Billington, Ray Allen Westward Expansion, A History of the American Frontier (NY; MacMillan) 1949 Section I, Chapter VIII "Settlement Crosses the Mountains 1763-1776" pp. 165-168 Crozier, William Armstrong Virginia Colonial Militia, 1631-1776 (Baltimore: Genealogical Book Co.) 1954, org. pub. 1905 pp. 79-90 Hagy, James William Castle's Woods and Early Russell County, 1769-1799 (Lebanon, VA: Russell County Historical Society) 1979 pp. 27-39 Hale, John P. Trans-Alleghany Pioneers (Charleston, WV; Kanawha Pub) 1931, orig. pub 1886 pp. 186-193 Kegley, F.B. Kegley's Virginia Frontier pp. 621-628; pp. 636-639 (Roanoke, VA; Stone Press) 1938 Lewis, Virgil A. History of the Battle of Point Pleasant p. 107, (Harrisonburg, VA; C.J. Carrier Co) 1974, orginially published in Charleston, WV, 1909

*"James Moore served as a private in the army of Colonel Andrew Lewis marched to the mouth of the Kanawha in the fall of 1774, and did his part in winning victory for the Virginians at hte balltle of Point Pleasant. He was commissioned captain of a company of militia" on the aters of Bluestone" on the 3rd of April 1778 and in 1781 he led this company, which went with the riflemen from Montomery and Washington, under command of Colonel William Campbell, to relief of General Greene in North Carolina. In the battle of Guilford Courty House, Captain Moore, with his mountaineer riflemen, met the first charge of the British infantry, and he and his ment won great distinction bty their wonderful courage and superior marksmanship." Tessie Hooker
Tennessee
**Robert Robin Vickers/Vicars name added from email received from Robert Vickers 11 Jan 2005

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