MIL-REV: 1844 Affidavit of Joseph Jamieson

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  • Title MIL-REV: 1844 Affidavit of Joseph Jamieson 
    Short Title MIL-REV: 1844 Affidavit of Joseph Jamieson  
    Author NARA, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, Roll M804 
    Call Number Case File W.9246 
    Repository NARA: National Archives and Records Administration (USA) 
    Source ID S209 
    Text This document, concerning the War Pension of one Henry Rae, deceased, is an affidavit by Revolutionary War pensioner Joseph Jamieson, and mentions John Darwin.

    Captain James Jamieson (brother of Joseph Jamieson) and Lieutenant Darwin are both named in the 1833 - Revolutionary War Pension Application of Ralph Rodgers.

    State of South Carolina
    York District

    Be it known that on the 5th day of November 1844 before A S Wallace a Magistrate in and for said District personally appeared Joseph Jameison a Revolutionary Pensioner of the United States who being duly sworn saith that he was personally acquainted with Henry Rea who was a Revolutionary Pensioner of the United States & who died on the 6th day of September 1842. He further states that to the best of his recollection the service of the said Henry Rea in the Revolutionary War commenced in 1779 that he was in the Stono Campaign. After the fall of Charleston he (Rea) with some other whigs fled to North Carolina where with Capt Jameison at their head they joined Genl Sumter and fought at Rocky Mount and Hanging Rock that he served under Capt Jameison until he (Jameison) was wounded & taken prisoner that with a number of others he then joined Capt Barnets Company under the command of Genl Sumter this was in the latter part of the year 1780. The reminant of Capt Jameisons company and a company commanded by Lieutenants Darwin & Wood then united and formed a part of Genl Hendersons army in the Edisto Campaign and that he (Rea) remained under command of Genl Henderson until regularly discharged thinks that Rea's discharge was in 1781 or 1782.

    Joseph Jemison x his mark

    Sworn & subscribed
    Before me

    A.S. Wallace (Magt)

  • Military Records: American Revolution
    1844: Affidavit of Joseph Jamieson
    1844: Affidavit of Joseph Jamieson