The American Revolution in South Carolina

The First Spartan Regiment of Militia 

Month & Year Established:

Commanders:

Known Adjutants:

Jan. or Feb. 1777

Col. John Thomas, Sr.

Col. John Thomas, Jr.

James Buchanan

David Glynn

James Lusk

John Motlow

James White

Known Lt. Colonels:

King Giles

Benjamin Kilgore

John Lindsay

James Lisle

John Thomas, Jr.

Philemon Waters

 -

Henry White

-

Known Majors: 

Josiah Culbertson

Thomas Gordon

John Moore

William Smith

John Thomas Jr.

Henry White


Known Quarter Masters:

David Cannon

Michael Dickert

James Flynn 

-

Peter Martin

-


Known Captains:

John Alexander

Adonirum Allen

John Barry

William Baskin

Lewis Bobo

John Boyer

William Bratcher

Hugh Bratton

Zachariah Bullock

William Butler

Levi Casey

John Collins

John Collins

Isaac Cook 

Josiah Culbertson 

William Dawkins

Jeremiah Dickson

Jeremiah Dottey

James Elder

William Farr 

Thomas Farrow

David Ferguson

John Files, Sr.

Mason Foley

Jacob Folmer

John Ford

Isaac Fulmer

King Giles

David Glyn 

Bartholomew Gortman

William Harris

James Hays

William Headen

John Hillis 

Charles Holloway

William Houseal

Charles James

Levi Johnson

Benjamin Jolly

Thomas Jones

Thomas Jones

Peter Julian

Edward Kelly

James Kelly

John Lawson

Robert Leard

Michael Leitner

John Lindsey

Thomas Lindsay

Henry Lisle

James Lisle 

John Lisle, Jr.

John Lusk

Robert Lusk

James Lyndley

Robert Mansfield

Robert Maysfield

Vardry McBee

David McDowell

Robert McDowell

? McGowen

James McIlhenny

Joseph McJunkin

? McPeters

Robert McWhorter

William Miles

Isaac Morgan

William Neel

Jacob Palmer

Joshua Palmer

Major Parson

Matthew Patton

Samuel Peden

John Prescott

Thomas Prichet

Thomas Prince

John Rainey

Thomas Reagan

Benjamin Roebuck

John Roebuck

Charles Sims

James Smith 

William Smith

James Steen

John Adam Summer

-

John Taylor

William Taylor

John Thomas, Jr.

Dennis Tramell 

James Turner

William Wadlington

Bordwine Waters

Philemon Waters

Philip Waters 

Benjamin West

Henry White

Daniel Williams

Jeremiah Williams 

Joseph Wofford

John Wood

Moses Wood

-

William Wood

-


Known Lieutenants - Captain Unknown:

John Alexander

George Bowler

Edmund Bushop

John Butler

John Cox

John Frazer

Jacob Fulmore

 Frederick Gray

Edward Kelly

James Kelly

Solomon Langston

James McCartney

Thomas Newberry

John Shepherd

George Swigard

John Taylor

William Thomson

William Wofford, Jr.


Known Sergeants - Captain Unknown:

Noah Bond 

Jacob Bookter

Frederick Boone

Jacob Brockton

Jacob Brookter

James Brown

William Calk

James Chandler

John Chapman

Nicholas Cone

Nicholas Cove

John Dickson

John Footrice

Bartholomew Gortman, Jr.

John Haird

Elijah Magruer

 James Manure

Solomon McGraw

Elijah McGuire

William Russell

Lewis Shepard

William Wells

Brittain Willeford

Hickebud Wood


Known Corporals - Captain Unknown:

NONE


Known Privates / Fifers / Drummers / Etc. - Captain Unknown:

 Howell Adams

Aaron Anderson

Abraham Anderson

Henry Anderson, Jr.

Drury Andrews

Thomas Barnet

Edmund Bearden

Daniel Beene

William Berdin

Adam Black

John Bodly

Noah Bond

William Bond

William Bond

Jacob Bookter

Frederick Boone

George Bower

Simms Brown

Thomas Brown

George Buchanan

John Buchanan, Jr.

Needam Bussy

Sherard Bussy

William Caldwell

Abendego Chandler

David Chandler

James Chandler

Joel Chandler

Joseph Chandler

Mordecai Chandler

Obediah Chandler

Shadrack Chandler, Jr.

Giles Chapman

John Chapman

John Childers

John Chisam

John Clackley

Nicholas Coma

George Cromer

Martin Cromer

Samuel Crookes

George Crumor

Isaiah Culbertson

William Curry

Richard Darby

William Darby

Joseph Dawkins

William Dawkins

Edward Dial

Alexander Dickey

Hugh Dickson

James Dobbins

Jacob Dominick

James Dougharty

John Dunkin, Jr.

Josiah Edwards

Jacob Eleazer

John Ellwine

Jacob Felker

Bowland Ford

Elijah Ford

James Ford

Martin Fralick

Henry Fritts

Jacob Fulmore, Jr.

John Furr

Jacob Gilder

David Glynn

Benjamin Gordon

John Gorey, Jr.

William Goulding

William Grad

William Green

 William Greene

Daniel Gregg

Daniel Griff

Gilbert Guilder

John Guiselhart

William Gunnell

William Hambleton, Jr.

John Hampton

Nimrod Hamriet

William Hancock

Jonathan Harrel

George Harris 

James Hay

John Hazelheast

William Hearn

Ephraim Herring

George Herring

William Herring

William Hill

Jacob Hiller

John Hiller

John Holdewonger

Christian Hope

Joseph Howell

John Hunt

William Hutchison

William Jackson

John Jenkins

Alexander Johnston

Bartholomew Johnston

George Johnston

William Johnston, Jr.

Nicholas Jones

Reuben Jones

John Kainard

Martin Kainard, Sr.

Martin Kainard, Jr.

Martin Kaltz

Michael Kaltz

Henry Kelch

Edward Kelly

John Kelly

John Kelly

Alexander Killpatrick

Isaac King

Michael Kinnard

George Koyser

Frederick Lacrone

Jacob Lacrone

Michael Lamanick

James Latimer

George Laver

Jacob Laver

John Leavolt

Conrad Levver

Emphriam Liles, Jr.

James Liles, Jr.

William Liles

Jacob Linder

Thomas Lindsay, Jr.

Elias Lindsey

John Livingston

Michael Livingston

William Lobb

Michael Lomanick

Jacob Long

Michael Long

Robert Long

John Low

John Lowe

Conrad Lowver

 Ephraim Lyles, Sr.

Joel Mabry

John Malone

George Martain

Peter Martin

Thomas Mathews

James McCartney

Daniel McClaren

John McCoy

John McIntire

John Melone

Henry Miller

Benedict Mire

Henry Mitts

William Moffett

James Moore

Joseph Moore

Robert Moore

Thomas Morgan

Ebenezer Moss

William Neel

Aubrey Noland

James Oriach

Stephen Oswalt

Joshua Palmer

Joseph Patterson

Thomas Patton

Samuel Porter

John Portman

Abraham Pratt

Gasper Prester

William Price

Vindle Rabb

Thomas Reamy

Michael Ricard

James Risk

Christian Rister

Cudgick Ruff

George Ruff

Godsind Ruff

Joshua Saunders

John Seigler

William Seigler

George Setsler

Lewis Shepard

James Shepherd

Jacob Shieres

Leonard Siew

William Silversides

Jacob Singley

Enoch Smith

Henry Snider

Jacob Stearly

William Steen

John Stewart

Henry Stockman

Stofle Stockman

George Stoutingmire

Richard Strother

Jacob Stucker

 Francis Summers

George Summers

William Summers

Martin Swicard

Jacob Swicord

John Switzenburgh

Adam Taylor

John Taylor

William Taylor

John Thomas

Nicholas Valentine

John Vessels

Shadrack Vessels

Alexander Wafer

John Waites

Samuel Waits

Nevil Wayland

Christopher Weddingman

John Wells

William Wells

Solomon West

 James White

Christopher Whiteman

Joseph Whitener

Henry Wicker

Peter Willham

John Willson

Hughey Wilson

Robert Wilson

John Wood

 Moses Wood

Jacob Wyatt

William Wyatt

Matthew Young

William Young

Conrad Zuber

John Zuber

-

Ulrick Zuber


Brief History of Regiment:
This regiment was created due to the split of the original Spartan Regiment.

Date(s):

Known Battles / Skirmishes: 

May - July 1778

Florida Expedition

Feb. 6, 1779

Thomas's Plantation

Feb. 14, 1779

Kettle Creek (GA)

Mar. 3, 1779

Briar Creek (GA)

Jun. 20, 1779

Stono Ferry

Sep. 16 - Oct. 18, 1779

Siege of Savannah (GA)

Mar. 28 - May 12, 1780

Siege of Charleston

May 29, 1780

Waxhaws

Jun. 18, 1780

Hill's Iron Works

Jul. 12, 1780

Cedar Springs

Jul. 13, 1780

Gowen's Old Fort

Jul. 26, 1780

Thicketty Fort

Aug. 6, 1780

Hanging Rock

Aug. 8, 1780

Wofford's Iron Works

Aug. 18, 1780

Musgrove's Mill

Aug. 18, 1780

Fishing Creek

Oct. 7, 1780

Kings Mountain

Nov. 9, 1780

Fish Dam Ford

Nov. 20, 1780

Blackstocks

Jan. 17, 1781

Cowpens

Feb. 1781

Watkins

Feb. 1781

Muddy Spring

Feb. 19, 1781

Fort Granby

Feb. 24, 1781

Fort Watson

Mar. 2, 1781

Mud Lick Creek

Mar. 15, 1781

Guilford Court House (NC)

May 1, 1781

Bush River

May 12, 1781

Orangeburgh

May 21 - Jun. 19, 1781

Siege of Ninety-Six

Jun. 18, 1781

Myddleton's Ambuscade

Jul. 17, 1781

Quinby's Bridge

Jul. 17, 1781

Shubrick's Plantation

Sep. 8, 1781

Eutaw Springs


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