Monday, July 6, 2015

Military Monday: Revolutionary War in NC & SC




Recently I have come across a website that lists thesoldiers from North and South Carolina who served in the Revolutionary War. There are pages and pages of soldiers.




You can search by: State, First or Last Name, Rank, Regiment or Key Words. Or, you can just browse but be sure you have lots of time because there is lots of information.

I found several of my ancestors, including Richard Dillon, my 5th great grandfather. The data matched information I had found on other sites.


The only reservations I have in using the website is that I do not know where the data has come from. “Data provided from the website Carolana.” That’s all I have been able to discover so far. Has anyone else tried this site? I'd like to hear your thoughts.


4 comments:

  1. New to me, looks as if it's set up to provide the Service or pension record for each individual.

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    1. Charlie, thought you would have an interest in this.

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  2. That looks like good information. I don't have NC or SC ancestors so I have never used this database.

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    1. Wendy, it is loaded with information. Too bad it is not helpful for you.

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