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FISHER, Jacob
service...Virginia Va# 16652 and 21973 # R. 3565

Elisted, Rockingham and Hardy counties, Virginia, at age 16 or 17. In the fall of 1778 and served til 1781, as a substitute for his father.

Served 3 months under Captain Rice in regiment commanded by Colonel Noll and Major Hamilton. Reenlisted under Lieutenant Cornelius King and served on the south branch and in the vicinity of Clarksburg. Reenlisted under Captain James Stevison or Stinson and marched to Winchester to guard the British prisoners bought from Yorktown. He received a pension, September 11, 1833 while living in Nicholas County, WV In 1840 , he was living with William Cutlip on Holly River, Braxton Co. He died 1850.

Information concerning soldier filed by James McMillon, Addison Mc Laughlin, William Radcliff and George Fisher, a brother.


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