The American Revolution in North Carolina

Capt. William Ward*

Known Regiment(s) Associated With:

Known Year(s) as a Captain:

Salisbury District Minutemen
1st Salisbury District Minutemen

5th NC Regiment


Known Lieutenants:

Known Ensigns:

Known Sergeants:

Known Corporals:

John Giles
Willis Pope
John Whitley
John Wood

John Hopson
Matthew Wood

None Known

None Known

Known Privates, Drummers, Fifers, etc.:

Edward Blurton

Robert Dodd

Edward Earp

Edward Harris

John Hudson

Lewis Jenkins

Hezekiah Jordan

John Jordan

John Seagraves

William Tarlton

Titus Jennings Turner

John Wise


Known Battles / Skirmishes:


Moore's Creek Bridge

* Note - there were two Captains in NC named William Ward.

This man was in the Minutemen and in the NC Continental Line.

The other Capt. William Ward was in the NC Militia from Johnston County. It is likely that they are the same man - different sources make it difficult to sort out.

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