MIL-REV: 1832 Jacob Black Pension Application

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  • Title MIL-REV: 1832 Jacob Black Pension Application 
    Short Title MIL-REV: 1832 Jacob Black Pension Application 
    Author NARA, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, Roll M804 
    Call Number Case File (ref. pending) 
    Repository NARA: National Archives and Records Administration (USA) 
    Source ID S199 

    State of South Carolina
    York District

    On this 16th day of October 1832 personally appeared in open court before Wm D. Martin Judge of the court of Sessions and common pleas now sitting Jacob Black a resident of York District State of South Carolina, aged in his Seventy fifth Year who being first duly sworn according to law, doth make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed the 7th June 1832.

    That He entered the Service of the United States, as a volunteer in the month of January 1779, and served two weeks, against the tories, on Fairforest Creek in South Carolina under Capt. Thos. Kirkpatrick. That he was drafted and served three months, in an expedition to the State of Georgia. That during this Campaign, He was in the Battle of Briar Creek; when Genl. Ash was Defeated by the British Genl. Prevost. That in this tour he served under Capt. Thos. Kirkpatrick & Major Ross.

    That in the month of December 1779 he was drafted and served a three months tour to Charleston So. Carolina, under Capt. Thos. Black & Col. Samuel Watson.

    That in the month of June 1780 he volunteered on a tour against the tories in No. Carolina & served one month under Capt. George Hodge & MajorMcDaniel.

    That in the month of august 1780 He volunteered under Genl. Thomas Sumpter and served four months. During this tour he was commanded a part of the time by Col. Campbell, and was sent on a Detachment against a body of tories supposed to be near Smiths Ford South Carolina which prevented his being in the Battle of

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    Kings Mountain, and in this tour he was in the Battle at Blackstocks under Capt. James Jamieson & Genl. Thos. Sumpter.

    That on the fifteenth of December, 1780 he again volunteered as a guard to 24 waggons to go to Newbern in North Carolina for publick stores for Genl. Sumpters Army, That they were driven back into Virginia by the British Genl. Cornwallis. That in this expedition he served four months & was commanded by Capt. Wm.McCullock.

    That about the 1st of May 1781 he volunteered and served five weeks at the Siege & taking of Congaree or Fridays Fort commanded by Capt. Jno. Kirkpatrick & Col. Wm. Bratton.

    That about the first of July 1781 he again volunteered, and served a tour of two months and was one of a party who drove the British from the quarter house six miles from Charleston SC commanded by Capt. Ephraim Woods & Col. Wm. Bratton.

    That about the last of June 1782 He again entered as a volunteer, and served two months on the Edisto under Lieut. Woods & Capt. Commandant Wm. Hanna.

    That during these different periods of Service he was not at any time stationed with any of the Continental troops, except three days, with Genl. Green near orangeburg So. Carolina. That according to the best of his knowledge he was born in the county of Nottingham, State of Pennsylvania on the 15th day of July 1758. That he has no record of his age. That when called into the service of the United States he resided in what is now York District South Carolina, and that he still resides in the same. That He never Received any written discharge from the Service, except for his four months tour to No. Carolina, under Maj.McDaniel, which

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    discharge is lost.

    He hereby relinquishes his every claim whatever to pension or annunity except the present, and declares that his name is not on the pension roll of the agency of any state.

    Sworn to and subscribed the day and Year afore Said in open Court

    Jacob Black
    M.V. McWhorter

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  •  Notes 
    • Working Notes

      Jacob Black applied for his War Pension at the same Court Session in York, South Carolina, as Capt. James Jamieson and Joseph Jamieson; the service of all three overlaps that of of John Darwin