HALIFAX   COUNTY

   
 

MOSES READ

 

 

REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIER

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moses Read was the brother of Rev. Jesse Read, an early Primitive Baptist Preacher in Halifax, N.C.

(contributed by Helen Tice: htice@midsouth.rr.com)

State of North Carolina
Department of Cultural Resources
Division of Archives and History

This verifies that the following information is recorded in a manuscript volume in the custody of the State Archives titled "Revolutionary Army Accounts (Volume VI, Page 90, Folio2):

Heading: Certificates received for the year 1786
Number: 55
Name: M. Read
Principal: 1 pound, 15 shillings, 3 pence

State of North Carolina
Department of Cultural Resources
Division of Archives and History

This verifies that the following information is recorded in a manuscript volume in the custody of the State Archives titled: Copy of a Register showing the names alphabetically, rank, dates of Commissions and enlistments, periods of service and occurrences, taken from the original muster and pay rolls of the North Carolina Line of the late Army of the United States.

Page: 141
Name and Rank: Reed(,) Moses pt.
Regiment: 10th Regiment
Company: Coleman's
Date of Enlistment: 4 May 1777
Period of Service: 3 yrs.
Occurrences: Omitted from the muster rolls Feb. 1779
Other information: Register prepared at Philadelphia 28th July 1791

 

 

 

 

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