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Joseph Watford

 

Basic Information

Name
Joseph Watford
Birth
29 Jan 1742
Bertie, Precinct, North Carolina, USA
Death
26 Jul 1845
Big Creek, Dale, Alabama,USA
Time In Service
From: Not Specified
To: Not Specified

Affiliation

Allegiance
United States of America
Branch of Service
Militia
Rank
Private
Unit(s)
Not Specified
Specialty
Not Specified
Current Status
Not Specified

Service Record

War
American Revolutionary War
Battle(s)

Honors & Awards

Award(s)
Not Specified

Headstone of Joseph Watford

Revolutionary War Soldier
wareagle78 added this on 14 Oct 2008

Joseph Watford: Revolutionary War soldier

Joseph Watford volunteered for service under Capt. James Lanier, Col. Jonas Johnson and General Butler. He marched from Pitt County, North Carolina, to South Carolina and was at the Battle of Stono. This tour of service was for four months. The next tour of service was for four months and he served under Capt. Samuel Barrow and Col. Benjamin Sowell. During this tour he marched to meet General [Horatio] Gates but did not arrive before the defeat of Gen. Gates in [Camden] S. Carolina. Was ordered back to North Carolina where he served the last two months on Deep River. The third tour of service was under Capt. Jesse Proctor and Gen. William Caswell. He was drafted in Pitt County and marched to Trent River in North Carolina. The next tour of three months he was drafted and served under Capt. Richard Reeves and Major Sheperd. He was ordered from Pitt County, North Carolina to Wilmington but before arriving there was ordered to return and was discharged at Kingston. This was his last ser...   [ Read more » ]

wareagle78 added this on 9 Aug 2013