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Revolutionary War Veterans – Green County

Revolutionary War Veterans

Green County, Kentucky

Andrew Barnet was a Private in the South Carolina Militia.  Andrew entered the service in the year 1776, under the command of Captain Dunlap and in the Regiment under the command of Colonel Gadson.  He marched to Charlestown and he served for a tour of two months.  He also served in the company of Colonel Marshall in the year 1779.  In 1780, he served in the company of Captain Caldwell and in the regiment under the command of Colonel Locke.  He served in the Battle of Ramsours Mills, North Carolina.  He returned to South Carolina and he joined the army under the command of General Sumptner in the summer of 1780.  Andrew lived in Camden District, South Carolina.  He moved to Green County, Kentucky, after the war.  Andrew was born November 23, 1761, in South Carolina.

James Bibb was a Private in the Virginia Line.  James entered the service in 1777 in Goochland County, Virginia.  He served in the company under the command of Captain Richard Bibb, under the command of 1st Lieutenant Walter Johnson, under the command of 2nd Lieutenant James Ware, and Ensign Obadiah Smith, and in the brigade under the command of General Alexander Nelson.  James marched to Williamsburg Courthouse.  James moved from Virginia to Barren County, Kentucky, and then to Green County.  James was born in Loudoun County, Virginia.

John Dicken was a Spy in the Virginia Line.  John entered the service December 1, 1778, in Culpeper County, Virginia.  He served in the command of Captain Gabriel Slaughter and he aided in guarding the barracks in Albemarle County, Virginia.  In 1780, he volunteered to serve under the command of Captain Richard Yancy, and in the regiment under the command of General Stephens.  John served in the capacity of a spy under the command of Colonel Cox.  In 1787, John moved to Green County, Kentucky.  He was born April 16, 1759, in Culpeper County, Virginia, on the Roberson River.  John married Mary Cook January 17, 1825.  He died June 13, 1841, in Green County, Kentucky.

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