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Memorandum concerning officers in the Cumberland County Militia
No Author
November 1770
Volume 22, Pages 411-412

LIST OF OFFICERS OF THE CUMBERLAND REGIMENT OF MILITIA, NOV’R, 1770.

FIRST COMPANY.

District—On north side of the River from Dunfield’s Bridge to the Lower Little River.

Officers’ Names—John Armstrong, Capt.; Arch. McNeill, Lieu’t.; ——, Ensign.

Officers Recommended—Captain and Lieutenant the same as before; John Campbell, Ensign.

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SECOND COMPANY.

District—From the Lower Little River on Both sides of the River to Sprawels’ ferry.

Officers’ Names—Robert Love, Capt., gone; Arch’d Clark, Leut., Dead; Stephen Gardner, Ensign, gone.

Officers Recommended—Arch’d McDonald, Capt.; Malechi Clark, Liut.; Robert Smith, Ensign.

THIRD COMPANY.

District—The upper part of the County.

Officers’ Names—Arthur Donnelly, Cap., dead; John Ferobee, Lieut., gone; ——, Ensign.

Officers Recommended—Andrew Shepherd, Capt.; John Donnelley, Lieut.; John Shepperd, Ensign.

FOURTH COMPANY.

District—From Daniel McDuffie’s To Arch’d McRay’s, &c.

Officers’ Names—Collon Shaw; Alex’r McPherson, Lieut.; ——, Ensign.

Officers Recommended—Daniel Campbell, Cap’n; Alex’r McPherson; Alex’r McKay, Junr., Ensign.

FIFTH COMPANY.

District—In the forks of Little River.

Officers’ Names—Chas. Heard, Capt., gone; Thos. Matthew, Lieut.; Hugh Gilmore, Ensign.

Officers Recommended—Thomas Matthews, Jr., Capt.; Hugh Gilmore, Lieut.; Stephen Gilmore, Ensign.

SIXTH COMPANY.

District—Cross Creek Comp’y.

Officers’ Names—Jno. Watson, Capt., dead; Rob. Bannerman, Lieut., left the County; Denman Mackie, Ensign, dead.

Officers Recommended—Collon Shaw, Capt.; John Brownlow, Lieut.; Arthur Council, Ensign.

SEVENTH COMPANY.

District—Cheney’s District.

Officers’ Names—James Cheney, Capt., gone; John Donahoe, Lieut.; Nathaniel Ashley, Ensign.

Officers Recommended—William Gardner, Cap’n; James Muse, Lieut.; Joel McClendel, Ensign.

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EIGHTH COMPANY.

District—Carrol’s District.

Officers’ Names—John Carrol, Capt.; James Collins, Lieut.; James Russel, Ensign.

Officers Recommended—John Carrol, Captain; ——, Lieut.; ——, Ensign.

NINTH COMPANY.

District—Babigue District.

Officers’ Names—Gilbert Clark; Daniel Clark, Ensign; Thomas Dobbin, Lieut.

Officers Recommended—Gilbert Clark, Cap’n; ——, Lieut.; ——, Ensign.
James Rutherford, Coll.
Alex’r McAlister, Lieut.-Colo’l.
Thom. Collins, Major (Never appears).
Recommended for Major, Thos. Rutherford.