Campbell County Military
American Revolution
1775-1883
 

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This section lists the Revolutionary War Veterans from Campbell County, Tennessee. Many of these veterans filled out pension applications and received bounty land warrants. Copies of pension applications and bounty land warrants may be obtained from the National Archives. Form NAFT-85 can be obtained by following the instructions posted  here.

Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Applications have been published in Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files by Virgil D. White. Many libraries have copies of these books.

The TNGenWeb Project has a Special Project called Tennesseans in the Revolutionary War. This website has the Campbell County 1835 Pension List.

Additional Sites with Information:


If you have obtained any of the pension applications listed below, please consider transcribing them and submitting a copy to the Campbell County Pages. 

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Isaac Armstrong
Pension Number: S16312
Born: July 1762 in MD
Military: Virginia Line
Applied: Oct 9, 1832, Anderson County
Ref: WH1, p. 75; RD, p. 47.

Charles Bratcher
Pension Number: S1501
Born: 1762, Bedford County, VA
Died: August 11, 1833
Military: Virginia Line
Applied: June 12, 1833, Campbell County
Ref: WH1, p. 370; RD, p. 47; PR, p. 50.

James Cabbage
Pension Number: Not Found
Ref: RD, p.47.

John Cabbage
Pension Number: S3134
Born: February 24, 1758, Chester County, PA
Military: Virginia Militia
Applied: March 11, 1834, Campbell County
Ref: WH1, p. 507; RD, p. 47; PR, p. 50.

Robert Chapman
DAR Number: 0779193
Military: 7th Virginia Regulars
Residence: Campbell County 1830-1840

James Chitwood
Pension Number: S1751
Born: June 21, 1751, Cumberland County, VA
Military: South Carolina Line
Applied: Dec 11, 1832, Campbell County
Ref: WH1, p. 627; RD, p. 47; PR, 50.
[Additional Info: Have info of decendents through Pleasant Chitwood. Decendents lived and died near Ellington, Mo. My grandmother was Sisley Ann Chitwood Mays, daughter of Andy Chitwood.  Andy Chitwood was son of Pleasant Chitwood. Submitted by: Morris Mays:]

Richard Crabtree
Pension Number: W8642
Born: January 29, 1758, Loudoun County, VA
Died: June 29, 1849
Wife: Sarah Richardson
Married: Aug 10, 1792, Russell County,VA
Military: North Carolina Line
Applied: Aug 2, 1834, Morgan County (Soldier's Pension)
Applied: Feb 1, 1851 Scott County(Widow's Pension)
Bounty Land Warrant: 27623-160-55
Ref: WH1, p. 792; RD, p. 47.

John Day
Pension Number: R2787
Military: Maryline Line
Applied: Dec 30, 1833, Campbell County
Ref: WH1, p. 919; RD, p. 47.

Manoah Dyer
Pension Number: S2532
Born: Sept 25, 1755 Caroline County, VA
Military: North Carolina and Virginia Line
Applied: Nov 12, 1832, Monroe County
Ref: WH1, p. 1061; RD, p. 47; PR, p. 50.

Daniel Going
Pension Number: S38744
In 1820: age 65; wife age 67
Military: Virginia Cont'l Line
Applied: June 3, 1818, Campbell County
Ref: WH1, p. 1373; RD, p. 46, PR, p. 19.

James Grant
Pension Number: S38759
Died: January 21, 1824
Military: Conneticut Cont'l Line
Applied: June 2, 1818, Campbell County
Ref: WH2, p. 1404; RD, p. 46, PR, p. 19.

Joseph Hatfield
Pension Number: W5
Died: August 26, 1832
Wife: Rachel
Married: Oct 28, 1779
Military: Virginia Line
Applied: Oct 21, 1843, Campbell County
Bounty Land Warrant: 26158-160-55
Applied for BLW: Jan 17, 1855 Scott County
Ref: WH2, p. 1562; RD, p. 47.

Drewry Hembree
Pension Number: to-be-found
Born: Dec 12, 1755 in Spartanburg District,SC
Military: South Carolina Line
Applied: Oct 10, 1834, Campbell County
Ref:

Churchwell Jackson, Sr.
Pension Number: S4432
Born: Feb 15, 1758 in Orange County, VA
Military: North Carolina Line
Ref:

Rollings James
Pension Number: S2018
Born: 1762 in MD
Military: North Carolina State Troops
Applied: Sept 10, 1832, Campbell County
Ref: WH2,
p. 1821; RD, p. 47; PR, p. 50.

David Lawson
Pension Number: R6200
Died: March 1, 1852
Wife: Elizabeth
Married: October 18, 1794
Military: North Carolina Line
Applied: Oct 28, 1843, Campbell County
Ref: WH2, p. 2030; RD, p. 47.

Dickeson Lumpkin(s)
Pension Number: R6521
Died: September 8, 1851
Wife: Susan Luker
Married: May 22, 1820
Military: Pennsylvania and Virginia Line
Applied: Sept 11, 1832 (age 73) Campbell County
Applied: April 2, 1855, Campbell County (Widow's Pension)
Ref: WH2, p. 2143; RD, p. 47.

James McDonald
Pension Number W7424
Born: Aug 21, 1758 Cumberland County, NC
Died: January 12, 1848 Campbell County
Wife: Sarah Cox
Married: July 20, 1797, Randolph County, NC
Military: North Carolina Line
Applied: May 31, 1834, Morgan County
Applied: Feb 15, 1851, Scott County
Bounty Land Warrant: BUJT28561-160-55
Applied for BLW: May 15, 1855, Scott County
Ref: WH2, p. 2266; RD, p. 47.
[Additional Info:  James McDonald, NC Militia, PensionW7424BGJT 28561-160-53, Pvt, Horseman, Battles: King's Mtn,camden CowPens, Savanna.Complete details in First Families of Tennessee records in East Tennessee Historical Society. Submitted by: Miller McDonald]

Richard Muse
Pension Number:
Born: 1752
Military: 
Applied: 1840, Pulaski County, KY

Frederick Nester
Pension Number: S1572
Born: April 24, 1739, Germany
Military: North Carolina Militia
Applied: Sept 10, 1833, Campbell County
Ref: WH3, p. 2481; RD, p. 47; PR, p. 50.

John Ousley/Oysley/Hously
Pension Number: R16894
Born: November 6, 1757
Died: Dec 19, 1845
Wife: Tabitha Barton
Married: August 16, 1778
Military: Virginia Line
Applied: March 19, 1833, Claiborne County
Applied: April 1846, Claiborne Cty (Widow's Pension)
Ref: WH3, 2664; RD, p. 47.

John Reed/Read
Pension Number: W193
Died: Dec 9, 1838, Morgan County
Wife: Nancy Morris
Married: September 1783, Greenville District, SC
Military: South Carolina Line
Applied: Sept 10, 1832, Campbell County
Applied: June 1839, Morgan County (Widow's Pension)
Bounty Land Warrant: 34515-160-55
Ref: WH3, p. 2838; RD, p. 47; PR, p. 50.

Henry Ridenour
Pension Number: Not Found
Ref: RD, p. 46.

John Ridenour
Pension Number: Not Found
Ref: RD, p. 4.

Benjamin Rogers/Rodgers
Pension Number: W867
Born: Jan 29, 1754/55/56 Culpepper County, VA
Wife: Martha Brawley
Married: March 24, 1788
Military: Virginia Line
Applied: Dec 11, 1832, Campbell County
Applied: March 12, 1840, Campbell County
Ref: WH3, p. 2932; RD, p. 47; PR, p. 50

William H. Rose
Rank: Sergeant
Military: First Battalion 4th Regt.N.C. Continental Line
Enlisted: April 23 1776 to August 1783

Robert Ross
Pension Number: W1496
Died: January 23, 1825
Wife: Lucy Arnold
Married: November 22, 1792
Military: Pennsylvania Cont'l Line
Applied: April 29, 1818, Campbell County
Applied: Nov 3, 1838, Anderson Cty (Widow's Pension)
Ref: WH3, p. 2958; RD, p. 46; PR, p. 19.
[Additional Info: William H. Rose Sergt. First Battalion 4th Regt.N.C. Continental Line, Rev War Enlisted April 23 1776 to August 1783.
Capt. Samuel Willson was my 5th great Grandfather on my mothers side. He died at the Battle of Point Plesant on October 10, 1774, Va. Please feel free to visit my website at: http://www.suresite.com/oh/s/sxander Submitted by: Shelby Lawson Alexander]

John Sanders/Saunders
Pension Number: W3873
Died: April 6, 1833, Claiborne County
Wife: Mary An "Molly" Stotts/Statts
Married: Aug 17, 1780, Surry Cty, NC
Military: North Carolina Line
Applied: Jan 4, 1833, Claiborne County
Applied: Aug 5, 1843, Campbell County (Widow's Pension)
Ref: WH3, p. 3010; RD, p.47.

Timothy Sexton
Pension: W196
Died: June 18, 1832
Wife: Esther
Married: Aug 18, 1780, York District, SC
Military: New Jersey Cont'l Line
Applied: Oct 26, 1818, Campbell County
Applied: June 1838, Morgan County (Widow's Pension)
Ref: WH3, p. 3075; RD, p. 46; PR, p. 19.

Thomas Slape
Pension: S39075
Dec 1820: Age 79, wife age 60
Military: Virginia Cont'l Line
Applied: April 29, 1818, Campbell County
Bounty Land Warrant: Possibly Virginia
Ref: WH3, p. 3157, RD, p. 47, PR, p. 19.

Ali (Eli) Smith
Pension: R9751
Died: Apr 19, 1836
Wife: Jane Denny Smith
Married: Apr 8, 1783
Military: VA Militia
Applied: November 6, 1843 (Widow's Pension)
Ref: WH3, p. 3181.

Ransom Smith
Pension: S3925
Born: April 11, 1761, Hanover County, VA
Died: August 12, 1855 (poss. Marion County)
Military: North Carolina Line
Applied: October 12, 1832, Marion County
Ref: WH3, p. 3218; RD, p. 47.

Robert Smith
Pension: R9697
Died: Dec 9, 1786
Wife: Blessing
Married: Fall 1778, Botetourt County, VA
Military: Virginia Line
Applied: Oct 25, 1843, Campbell County (Widow's Pension)
Ref: WH3, p. 3221; RD, p. 47.

Jacob Stooksbury/Stukesbury
Pension: S39094
In 1818: age about 63, 
In 1821: Wife age 55
In 1838: Age 85
Military: Virginia Line
Applied: Sept 8, 1818, Anderson County
Military: wagoner in Virginia Cont'l Line
Ref: WH3, p. 3383, RD, p. 46, PR, p. 19.

Dennis Trammel
Pension: R10672
Born: 1759, Amelia County, VA
Died: March 29, 1849
Wife: Martha Cooper (Second wife)
Married: April 27, 1841, Russell County, KY
Military: Georgia and South Carolina Lines
Received Pension from Special Act of Congress
Applied: 1853, Taylor County, KY
Ref: WH3, p. 3531, RD, p. 47.

John Whitman
Pension: S2023
Age: 83 in 1832
Military: Virginia Line
Applied: Sept 10, 1832, Campbell
County
Ref: WH3, p. 3809; RD, p. 47; PR, p. 50.

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References:

PR. Pension Roll of 1835, Volume 3, Southern States, US War Department.

RD. Ridenour, Dr. George L., The Land of the Lake: A History of Campbell County, Tennessee, La Follette Publishing Company, Inc., 1941

WH1. White, Virgil D., Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files, Volume I, A - E, The National Historical Publishing Company, 1992.

WH2. White, Virgil D., Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files, Volume II, F - M, The National Historical Publishing Company, 1992.

WH3. White, Virgil D., Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files, Volume III, N - Z, The National Historical Publishing Company, 1992.

 

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