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Reid, Thomas

THOMAS REID – Born 1758 in Virginia.  Drafted in 1778 in Rowan County, NC under Capt. David Ewark, Capt. Sloan, Col. Hampton and Col. Hambright and was marched to Charleston and discharged.
    He enlisted again and marched to Camden where he joined Gen. Greene’s Army and marched to Eutaw Springs and was in that battle.
    In 1784 he moved to Burke County, NC and shortly after to Buncombe Co., NC where he was living in 1832 age 77 years.
    Samuel Reid, a brother of Thomas Reid, stated in 1833 he was in service with his brother in 1779-1780, and 1781.  In 1833 Samuel Reid was living in Buncombe Co., NC.

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