Chronological Record of
Engagements of the Revolution
RAMSOUR'S MILLS, N. C.
June 20, 1780.
Battle between North Carolina militia, under Colonel Francis Locke, and tories. Attack led by companies of Captains Falls,
McDowell, Brandon and Hardin. General Rutherford, with Colonel Davidson's infantry and Major Daire's horse, arrived from Charlotte too late to take part in the action.
BATTLE OF SPRINGFIELD, N. J.
June 23, 1780.
GENERAL GREENE in immediate command.
Major Henry Lee's light horse and pickets under Captain Walker, on Vauxhall Road, in opposition to enemy's right ; Colonel Dayton's New Jersey regiment on the left. Colonel Angell's regiment, at Springfield bridge, with
field-piece, under Captain Little. Colonel Shrieve's regiment at second bridge in rear of town; flanks covered by militia under General Dickinson, of New Jersey; regiments of Colonels Webb and Jackson advanced to check enemy on Vauxhall Road. Colonel Barber (deputy adjutant general), particularly commended by Greene in his report on the engagement.
BATTLE OF CAMDEN, NEAR SANDER'S CREEK, S. C.
August 16, 1780.
HORATIO GATES, General in command.
Right wing, under Baron de Kalb, charged with line of battle ; Brigadier-General Gist with Second Maryland brigade; Delaware militia. Centre : General Caswell with North Carolina division, including General Gregory's brigade. Left wing: General Stevens with Virginia brigade, 700 strong. Smallwood's First Maryland brigade, with Captain Singleton's artillery in reserve. Advance guard: Colonel Armand's legion, cavalry. Colonel Porterfield with light infantry on right and Major Armstrong on the left. Colonel Dixon's regiment. In all about 3052 rank and file. Attack led by Colonel Williams' volunteers, under Lieutenant-Colonel Howard, followed by regiments of Stevens and Dixon.
BATTLE OF KING'S MOUNTAIN, N. C.
October 8, 1780.
Colonel Isaac Selby with a force from Sullivan county ; Colonel William Campbell with men from Washington county, Va., Colonel Benjamin Cleveland with men from Wilkes and Surrey
counties; Colonel Charles McDowell from Wilkes and Rutherford counties, N. C.; Colonel John Seirer with men from Sullivan, and Colonel James Williams, of South Carolina. Total command,
1600 picked men.
Source: "The Army and Navy of
the United States 1776-1891", George Barrie Publisher, Philadelphia,
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