8th North Carolina Regiment

Lafayette’s Division | North Carolina Brigade | 8th North Carolina Regiment


Organized Spring 1777 at Halifax from Newbern and Wilmington Districts.

Entered Valley Forge with the brigade.

Disbanded at Valley Forge.

Previous Engagements: Defense of Philadelphia, Philadelphia-Monmouth

Field Officers

  • Colonel James Armstrong
  • Lt. Colonel Levi Dawson
  • Lt. Colonel Selby Harney
  • Major Pinketham Eaton

Company Commanders

  • Captain Francis Tartanson
  • Captain John Walsh
  • Captain Joseph Rhodes
  • Captain Michael Quinn
  • Captain Henry Pope
  • Captain William Dennis

Regimental Staff

  • Surgeon Jonathan Loomis