Private Thomas Dossett

Revolutionary War Service from South Carolina

While residing in South Carolina between the Broad and Pacolet Rivers Private Thomas Dossett was drafted for a term of 5 months approximately 3 years before the end of the War. He served under Captain Benjamin Tutt, Lieutenant Moses Dossett (his father), and Ensign James Huggins, all South Carolina Militia.

He began service at Wofford's Iron Works and marched to Senneca Fort on the Savannah River in Georgia where he remained until discharged for being sick and returned home.

After returning home for 12 months he was once again drafted, this time for 4 months under Captain John Brumet, South Carolina Militia. He joined them about 3 miles below Camden and them marched to Lauren's Ferry on the Santee River, where he remained until discharged at the end of his term.

He was allowed pension on his application executed May 29, 1834 while a resident of Hopkins County, Kentucky. His Revolutionary war pension claim is number S37892. PDF of Federal Pension Packet from the National Archives.

My Lineage

Private Thomas Dossett

Thomas Dossett Jr.

Private Henry Dossett

Andrew James Dossett

William Milo Dossett

Barbara Jo Dossett

Dennis Ray Waldroup  

Captain Kevin Lee Waldroup