Bullitt County History

Roll of Captain Frederick W. S. Grayson's Company - War of 1812

Frederick William Spence Grayson was a 26 year old lawyer in Bullitt County when the War of 1812 began, and it appears that he organized a local company of soldiers, at least some of whom were Bullitt County men. Below is a list of the men who served in that company for a period of about three months.

ROLL OF CAPTAIN FREDERICK W. S. GRAYSON'S COMPANY,
THIRD REGIMENT, KENTUCKY DETACHED MILITIA
COMMANDED BY LIEUTENANT COLONEL NICHOLAS MILLER.

NamesRankDate of Appointment or EnlistmentTo what time Engaged or EnlistedRemarks
Frederick W. S. GraysonCaptain1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Robert AlexanderLieutenant1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Thomas L. WilsonEnsign1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Thomas F. SmithSergeant1 Sep 18121 Oct 1812Reduced to rank Oct 1.
David DrakeSergeant1 Oct 181229 Dec 1812Made Sergeant Oct 1.
Elijah CockranSergeant1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Joseph SandersSergeant1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Henry GreshamSergeant1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Daniel KingCorporal1 Sep 18121 Nov 1812Reduced to rank Nov 1.
John HopewellCorporal1 Sep 18121 Oct 1812Reduced to rank Oct 1.
Thomas ShoptonCorporal1 Sep 18121 Nov 1812Reduced to rank Nov 1.
John AllenCorporal1 Sep 18121 Oct 1812Reduced to rank Oct 1.
Elemerleck SwearingerCorporal1 Oct 181229 Dec 1812Made Corporal Oct 1.
Joseph SwearingerCorporal1 Oct 181229 Dec 1812Made Corporal Oct 1.
John PurcellCorporal1 Nov 181229 Dec 1812Made Corporal Nov 1.
John H. WilsonCorporal1 Nov 181229 Dec 1812Made Corporal Nov 1.
Philip GrableMusician1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
John BurkeMusician1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812Substitute for Henry Matthews.
John AllenPrivate1 Oct 181229 Dec 1812-
John ArnoldPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812Sick in hospital.
George AshPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
George AcresPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812Substitute for Jonathan Sumons.
Daniel BishopPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812Substitute for Joseph Pancake.
William BottomPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
William CadwellPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
William CaswellPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Nathaniel CochranPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Jose CowanPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Hiram ConnellPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
John CaswellPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
John CavanPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
William CharlesPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812Substitute for James Brashear.
John DavisPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Jesse DooleyPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Benjamin DewberryPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812Substitute for Lewis Williams.
David DrakePrivate1 Sep 18121 Oct 1812made Sergeant Oct 4.
Jacob FoxPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
William FloydPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
John FlakePrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812Substitute for John Tial.
Ezekiel M. GruderPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
John HopewellPrivate1 Oct 181229 Dec 1812-
William HopewellPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Albert E. HubbardPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
James HolsclawPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Samuel HopewellPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812Discharged by substitute Sep 5.
Daniel KingPrivate1 Nov 181229 Dec 1812-
John LuckyPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Elisha LuckyPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812Substitute for Richard Simmons.
Benjamin LovelacePrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Richard MorelandPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Legimond MitchellPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Bernard McCaugheryPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Nathaniel OrmePrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Maurice OrmePrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Philip OrmePrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Robert PryorPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812Made Brigade Wagon Master in Sep.
Alexander ProbusPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
William PeperPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Edmond PolkPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Daniel PeakePrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
John PoolPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
John PurcellPrivate1 Sep 18121 Oct 1812Made Corporal Nov 1.
Ephraim QuickPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
George S. RogersPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
David RowlandPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Jacob RaymondPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Robert ReedPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Thomas F. SmithPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Thomas ShoptawPrivate1 Nov 181229 Dec 1812-
John ShoptawPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
William StephensPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812Sick.
Cornelius ScottPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Moses StewartPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
William SoutherallPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Ezekiel SmithPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
George SacaleyPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Thomas SpaldingPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812On furlough.
Thomas ShoplawPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Tyler SimmonsPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812Substitute for Isaac Younger
James SandersPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812Substitute for Benjamin Henson, on furlough.
Elimerleck SwearingerPrivate1 Sep 18121 Oct 1812Made Corporal Oct 1.
Joseph SwearingerPrivate1 Sep 18121 Oct 1812Made Corporal Oct 1.
Joel WestfallPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Benjamin WellsPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Moses WelshPrivate1 Sep 181229 Dec 1812-
Fielding WinlockPrivate1 Oct 181229 Dec 1812-
John H. WilsonPrivate1 Sep 18121 Oct 1812Made Corporal Nov 1.

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