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Return of Continental Army officers prisoners of war, including related memorandum
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November 16, 1782
Volume 16, Pages 671-674

LIST OF OFFICERS PRISONERS OF WAR, NOV. 26th, 1782,

Rank.
Line.
When Taken.
Colonels.
1
Wm. Russell
Virginia,
12 May, 1780.
2
Nathl. Gest
do.
do.
3
Thomas Clarke
North Carolina,
do.
4
John Patten
do,
do.
5
John Neville
Virginia,
do.
6
Wm. Heth
do,
do
7
Barnd. Breckman
S. Carolina Artillery,
do.
Lieutenant Colonels.
1
Burgess Ball,
Virginia,
12 May, 1780.
2
Gus. B. Wallace,
do,
do.
3
de Cambray,
Engineer,
do.
4
Saml. Hopkins,
Virginia,
do.
5
Saml Cabell,
do,
do.
6
Jonothan Clark,
do,
do.
7
Vaughn
Delware,
16 Aug., 1780.
8
Thomas Woolford,
Maryland,
do.
9
Wm. Washington,
Dragoons,
8 Sept., 1781.
10
Mahan,
do,
1782.
11
Presley Neville,
Virginia,
12 May, 1780.
12
J. Grimke,
Majors.
1
Wm. Croghan,
Virginia,
12 May, 1780.
2
John Nelson,
N. Carolina,
do.
3
Waggoner,
Virginia,
do.
4
Isaac Harleston,
So. Carolina,
do.
5
William Lewis,
Virginia,
do.
6
Ephm. Mitchell,
So. Carolina,
do.
7
Thos. Pickney,
do,
16 Augt., 1780.
8
Patten,
Delaware,
do.
9
Winder,
Maryland,
do.
10
Charles Pelham,
Virginia,
12 May, 1780.
11
Ed. Maj. Hyrne,
So. Carolina,
March, 1782.
12
Philip Lowe,
Georgia,
Captains.
1
Kedar Ballard,
No. Carolina,
12 May, 1780.
2
John Blackwell,
Virginia,
do,
3
Joseph Day,
Georgia,
do,
4
Benj. Taliaferro,
Virginia,
do,
5
John Ingles,
No. Carolina,
do,
6
Callohil Mennis,
Virginia,
do,
7
John Craddock,
N. Carolina,
do,
8
George Warley,
So. Carolina,
do,
9
Tarleton Paynes,
Virginia,
do,
10
de Segond,
Cavalry,
do,
11
Richd. B. Baker,
So. Carolina,
do,
12
Adrian Proveaux,
do,
do,
13
William Hext,
do,
do,
14
Curtis Kendal,
Virginia,
do,
15
John Summers,
N. Carolina,
do,
16
Charles Linning,
So. Carolina,
do,
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17
George Bradley,
N. Carolina,
do.
18
John Buchannan,
So. Carolina,
do.
19
Jessie Baker,
do,
do.
20
Thomas Buckner,
Virginia,
do.
21
Thomas Gadsden,
So. Carolina,
do.
22
Richd. Mason,
do,
do.
23
Field Farrer,
do,
do,
24
George Liddle,
do,
do.
25
Peter Gray,
do,
do.
26
Joseph Montford,
N. Carolina,
do.
27
Thomas Holt,
Virginia,
do.
28
Abram Hete,
do.
do,
29
Mayo Carrington,
do,
do.
30
Lawrence Butler,
do,
do.
31
Phil Malory,
do,
do.
32
Robert Brald,
do,
do.
33
John Wickly,
So. Car. Artil.
do.
34
Richard Pollard,
do,
do.
35
Holman Minnis,
Virginia,
do.
36
James Wright,
do,
do.
37
Leroy Edwards,
Virginia,
do.
38
James Curry,
do,
do.
39
Colin Clark, (?)
do,
do.
40
Jacob Schribee,
Engineer,
do.
41
Jessie Handley,
Georgia,
25th June, 1780.
42
Alexr. Brackenridge,
43
William White,
44
Edward Cavan,
Georgia,
45
John Carter,
1st R. Artillery,
29 May, 1780.
46
John Stokes,
do,
do.
47
Josiah Marks,
do,
do.
48
John Lynch,
Maryland,
16th Augt., 1780.
49
George Hamilton,
do,
do.
50
Jacob Brice,
do,
do.
51
Wm. Meredith,
1st R. Artillery,
do.
52
John Casaway,
Maryland,
do.
53
J. Learmacth,
Delaware,
do.
54
Jona. Marress,
Maryland,
do.
55
William Barrett,
3rd R. Dragoons,
15th March, 1781.
56
Yancy,
1st R. Rragoons,
12th May, 1780.
57
Francis Muir,
Addl. Regt.,
do.
58
Wm. Bentley,
Virginia,
June, 1781.
59
James Reed,
N. Carolina,
12th Sept., 1781.
60
Brosard,
Captain Lieutenants.
1
Phil Jones.
N. Carolina,
12 May, 1780.
2
Barnard Elliot,
S. Car. Artillery,
do.
3
John S. Budd,
do,
do.
4
Charles Stewart,
N. Carolina,
do.
5
Nathl. Terry,
Virginia,
do.
6
Jos. Swearinger,
do,
do.
7
J. H. Fitzgerald,
do,
do.
8
Robert Pourterfield,
do,
do.
9
William Tate,
S. Car. Artillery,
10
William Fawn,
N. Carolina,
12 May, 1780.
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11
Thos. Callender,
do,
do.
12
Richard Waters,
Virg. Artillery,
16th Augt, 1780.
13
Hoops,
Maryland,
do.
14
James Bruff,
do,
25th April, 1781.
Lieutenants.
1
James Tatum,
N. Carolina,
12th May, 1780.
2
William Ward,
So. Carolina,
do.
3
Thomas Dunbar,
do,
do.
4
John Hart,
do,
do.
5
Wm. Hargrove,
N. Carolina,
do.
6
Thomas Hoard,
Virginia,
29 May, 1780.
7
Thomas Persons,
do,
do.
8
John Bowen,
do,
do.
9
Wm. Porter,
do,
do.
10
Saml. Coleman,
1st R. Artillery,
16th Augt., 1780.
11
Wm. B Wallace,
do,
do.
12
Philip Reed,
Maryland,
do.
13
Arthur Harris,
do,
do.
14
Jacob Norris,
do,
do.
15
Isaac Hanson,
do,
do.
16
Henry Duff,
Delaware,
do.
17
George Purvis,
do,
do.
18
Hillery,
Georgia,
15th May, 1781.
19
Wm. Stevenson,
1st R. Artillery,
3rd May, 1781.
20
Yancy,
Dragoons,
12 May, 1780.
21
Glasscock,
do,
do,
22
Rudder,
do,
do,
23
WmMcGuire,
1st R. Artillery,
8th Sept., 1781.
24
Jesse Reed,
N. Carolina,
1781.
25
John Clendennin,
do,
1781.
26
Samuel Budd.
do,
1781.
27
Aarron Smith,
S. Carolina,
1781.
28
Hugh Milling,
do,
1782.
29
Stewart Hubert,
Pennsylvania,
12 May, 1780.
30
Moore,
31
Beaulieu, (?)
32
Zedekiah Moore,
Martland,
33
Batista Verdier,
Armand’s Leg,
34
James Fairlie,
New York,
Ensigns.
1
William Jordan,
Georgia,
1st Sept., 1780.
2
John Crute,
Virginia,
29th May, 1780.
3
Willis Wilson,
do,
do.
4
Gassaway,
Maryland,
16th Augt., 1780.
5
Stepn M. Williams,
Delaware,
do
6
E. Skillington,
do,
do
7
Edmond Roach,
do,
do.
8
Truman,
Maryland,
25 April, 1781.
9
Carrington,
Lee’s Leg,
1782.
10
Le Charles,
Polasque L.,
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Surgeons.
1
James Houston,
Genl. Hospl.,
13 May, 1780.
2
Fred Sunn,
So. Carolina,
do.
3
James Nl. Greene.
N. Carolina,
do.
4
Brownlee,
Virginia,
12 May, 1780.
Mates.
1
Sylvester Springer,
So. Carolina,
12 May, 1780.
2
Oliver Hart,
do.
3
Chas Lochman,
do.
Sundries.
1
Richard Wyley,
D. Q. M. G.
25th June, 1780.
2
Bellamy Craford,
Wk. (?) & T. M.
12 May, 1780.
3
Andrew Dellient,
Maj. Brig,
do.
4
Thos. Rutledge,
D. C. Genl.
do.
5
Robert Smith,
Chaplain,
do.
6
William Gordon,
J. Commisy,
7
George Gordon,
J. C. M. Stores,
Note.—Those Captured 12 May, 1780, were surrendered at fall of Charleston and those on 16 Aug., 1780, were taken at battle of Camden. Sept. 8, 1781, was date of battle of Eutaw Springs.—Ed.

This is to certify that all American Officers taken in the Southern department by the British army previous to the date hereof and not included in the above list consisting of 7 Colonels 12 Lt. Cols. 12 Majors 60 Captains, 14 Capt. Lieutenants, 34 Lieutenants, 10 Ensigns, 7 Surgeons and Mates and 7 Staff Officers are to consider themselves as Exchanged.


Ashley Ferry 26th Nov. 1782.
ROBT. COOKE, D. C. Prisoners.

This is to certify that 7 Colonels, 12 Lieutenant Colonels, 12 Majors, 60 Captains, 14 Captain Lieuts, 34 Lieutenants, 10 Ensigns, 7 Surgeons and Mates and 7 Staff Officers as mentioned in the

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above list are considered as prisoners of War to the British Army and shall be exchanged Accordingly, except Lt. Colonel Grimke who is in dispute.


Ashley Ferry 26th Nov., 1782.
SAML. WARREN.

If Brig. Genl. Scott, Col. de Lamoi, Capt. de Bert, Capt. de Bellecoeur, Lt. Baskerville, 2nd Lt. Lipscombe, Norwell and Waggon Master Allen have not been Exchanged they are to be added to the above list of Prisoners.

SAMUEL WARREN.

This is to certify that all British Officers taken Prisoners in the southern Department previous to the date hereof (Except those taken at York Town in Virginia by his Excellency General Washington) are considered as Exchanged.


Ashley Ferry, 25th Nov., 1782.
SAMUEL WARREN.