DANIEL CAMPBELL APPLIES FOR REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION - 1836

Contact: Myrtle Bridges    February 6, 2013

Territory of Florida
Walton County

Personally appeared Daniel Campbell before me Rich'd T. Compton a Justice of the Peace in and for said County; and made 
Oath that agreeable to the Law of the United States granting pensions, that he is a Revolutionary Soldier-that he served 
in the Revolutionary war as a private for the term of six months, in compliance with a draft which took place in the State 
of North Carolina, Cumberland County, which I the said Campbell was then a resident of.-drafted for the term of six months 
in the latter part of September 1780. Served, and was discharged on the 1st of March 1782-under command of General Green, 
and Capt. Neill McRaney, was in no battles during the time, got a legal discharge from Capt. McRaney, which discharge is … 
lost. After the war (I) remained in North Carolina for several years, thence moved to South Carolina, Merriam (Marion) 
District, thence to Kershaw District, thence to the State of Alabama in the year 1816, thence to Florida, Walton County, 
where I now reside and have since the year 1821.

I am now in my one hundred & fourth year. I have never rec'd any pension or … of pension, in any State or Territory, 
neither have I transferred, or caused to be transferred, my right to any person whatsoever. 
Signed (X his mark) Daniel Campbell

Sworn and subscribed before me, this 4th day of March 1836
Rich'd T. Compton, JP
Daniel G. McLean, Clerk of the County Court of Walton County

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