MOSES SHARP MILITARY RECORDS

MILITARY RECORD OF MOSES SHARP, FURNISHED BY THE WAR DEPT AND PENSION DEPARTMENTS AT WASHINGTON D.C.

MOSES WAS A PRIVATE IN CAPTAIN JOHN MORTON'S COMPANY, 4TH VIRGINIA REGIMENT, COMMANDED BY COLONEL THOMAS ELLIOTT. THE PAY ROLL OF THE COMPANY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 1777, SHOWS THAT HE ENLISTED TO SERVE TWO YEARS; AND THAT HIS PAY COMMENCED SPETEMBER 29, 1775, AND THAT HE WAS DISCHARGED FEBRUARY 14, 1778. HIS LAST DATE OF MILITARY SERVICE WAS NOVEMBER 19, 1781. HE ENLISTED THREE TIMES, FOR TWO YEARS EACH TIME.

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