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From: "Harriet Imrey" <>
Subject: Muster Roll, Capt. John Purves, 1775
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2003 15:15:53 -0400


[Note: John Purvis of Edgefield was a Colonel by the end of the War.]

Captain John Purves's Company in the Regiment of Rangers, Commanded by Colonel William Thomson, Sept 1, 1775

Captain John Purves, 29, Scotland
1st Lieut. William Martin, 28, VA
2nd Lieut. John Carraway Smith, 24, NC
1st Sergeant George Liddle, 21, MD
2nd Sergeant Davis Burke, 30, VA
Drummer: William Colter ....

Privates:
William Skinner, 21, NC
Samuel Norwood, 22, VA
James Sexton, 21, PA
Flud Mitchell, 18, VA
William Mosley, 22, VA
Theophilus Norwood, 20, VA
John Jackson, 18, VA
Peter McMahen, 18, VA
John Russell, 18, MD
Thomas Hallum, 18, VA
James Robinson, 29, VA
John Warnock, 17, Ireland
Michael Wornock, 20, Ireland
Samuel Nelson, 18, PA
Patrick Smellie, 28, Scotland
John Pretter, 19, NC
James McElwee, 40, Ireland
James Russel, 22, Ireland
John Jordan, 28, NC
Arthur Sharborrow, 28, NC
Thomas Moore, 35, VA
Thomas Jackson, 21, Ireland
Robert Johnson, 20, PA
Patrick Morris, 30, VA
James Daviun, 26, Ireland
John Anderson, 19, SC
James Martin, 17, VA
Edward Mckay, 21, PA
William Harbison, 18, Ireland
John Hunter, 27, Ireland

Harriet Imrey



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