The American Revolution in North Carolina

Capt. John Baptiste Ashe*

Known Regiment(s) Associated With:

Known Year(s) as a Captain:

Salisbury District Minutemen
6th NC Regiment


Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

Andrew Armstrong
George Dougherty

Joshua Hadley

None Known

None Known

Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

George Baker

Jesse Hall

Andrew Martin

Benjamin Ray


Known Battles / Skirmishes:



*On January 26, 1777, he was promoted to Major and led the "Major's Company." On June 1, 1778, he was transferred to the 1st NC Regiment, where he again led the "Major's Company." On November 2, 1778, he was promoted to Lt. Colonel in the 1st NC Regiment.

Maj. John Baptiste Ashe
Led the "Major's Company" in the 6th NC Regiment from Jan. 1777 to June 1778
Led the "Major's Company" in the 1st NC Regiment from June 1778 to Nov. 1778

Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

Thomas Callendar
David Wright

None Known

Thomas Fletcher
William Fletcher
James Gray

Thomas Caton
Charles Kelley
John Lutts
Samuel Mains

Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

John Adcock

Joshua Adcock

Malachi Ballentine

Jacob Bennett

James Brabble

Henry Brewer

Thomas Brown

William Burns

Julius Burton

Thomas Campbell

James Caton

Thomas Caton

Benjamin Coats

Charles Collins

Levi Colter

Levy Coulter

Thomas Crief

Cage Davis

James Davis

Richard Davis

Zachariah Douge

Jacob Dunn

Jeffrey Dunn

Malachi Dunn

James Erwin

Thomas Fenton

Enoch Ferrell

James Fisher

Lazarus Flora

Richard Flora

Robert Foster

William Gamewell

Henry Gattery/Guttery

Jolly Halstead

Benjamin Jacobs

Willoughby Jarvis

William Jennings

Joseph McAllister

Thomas Paden

Hillery Parker

William Pervers

William Powers

Caleb Sanderson

Samuel Serratt

James Smith

Moses Stearn

Joel Stokes

James Strange

John Stroud

Lott Stroud

Nathaniel Thompson

William Thompson

Willoughby Thompson

William Tyler

Dempsey Underdew



Known Battles / Skirmishes:


Brandywine Creek (PA)


Germantown (PA)


Monmouth (NJ)

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