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Capt James Herndon

Capt James Herndon

Birth
Caroline County, Virginia, USA
Death 15 Jan 1815 (aged 77–78)
Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 60712338 · View Source
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During the American Revolution, James Herndon commanded a company of Chatham County North Carolina Militia which in 1779 marched to Camden Courthouse and Charlestown, SC. The regimental commander was Colonel Lytle, whose regiment was a part of the army of General Benjamin Lincoln. References are found of James Herndon, as a captain, and as commander of a fort. He was one of the prisoners captured by David Fanning in his attack on Pittsboro, who reported to Governor Burke, 22 July 1781 from the camp at McFall's Mill, Raft Swamp, concerning their capture.
Married to Isabella Thompson.


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  • Created by: David Reese
  • Added: 27 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60712338
  • David Reese
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt James Herndon (1737–15 Jan 1815), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60712338, citing Herndon and Beauchamp Cemetery, Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by David Reese (contributor 47131508) .