OF THE DETACHED MILITIA, ORGANIZED IN
|Seventh regiment of Lincoln, Rutherford, Burke, Buncombe and Haywood.
Officers.Andrew Irwin, Lieutenant Colonel Commandant;
William Cathey, First Major ; Nathan A. McDowell, Second Major.
|John McClure, Captain.
Elijah Dever, Lieut.
John Dever, Ensign.
James A. Ellis
| Major General Tliomas Pickney made a request for one
regiment to march to the defence of the southern frontier of the Sixth Military
District of the United States.
Orders were issued calling forth the Detached Militia from the following counties: Anson, Richmond, Moore, Cabarrus, to rendezvous at Wadesborough, Anson connty, on the 24th of February, 1815.
Also, to Ashe, Wilkes, Burke, Rutherford, Buncombe, Haywood, to rendezvous at Wadesborough, in Anson county, on Wednesday, the 1st day of March, A. D. 1815.
Of this regiment the following officers were designated to the command, to-wit
| Andrew Irwin, as Lieutenant Colonel Commandant.
John McGimpsey, of Burke County, as Lieutenant Colonel.
Tesse Allen, of Wilkes County, 1st
Thomas Lenoir, of Haywood, 2d Major.
The orders were dated on January 25th, A. D. 1815.
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