Dickson County – 20th Regiment Light Infantry

by admin on June 28th, 2003

William J. Nesbitt, author of The Primal Families of Yellow Creek Valley discovered a list of “Early Day Militia Officers of Dickson County” among the notes left by Mrs. John Trotwood Moore, wife of the famous former state historian of Tennessee. Most of the men listed were former residents of Yellow Creek, or vicinity.


The list is as follows:

“Dickson County – 20th Regiment Light Infantry”
John Adams Capt 1810
William Adams Lt 1810
Reeves Adams Lt 1811
Drury Adkins Capt 1811
Moulton Dickson Capt 1807
Francis S. Ellis Capt 1810-11
James Gunn Lt 1810
William Gunn Ensign 1810
Matthew Gilmore Capt 1808
Michael Moulton Capt 1809
William Norris Lt 1809
Edward Pearsall Ensign 1807
William Ragan Ensign 1810
Elisha Turner Ensign 1809
William Turner Lt 1810

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