Isaac Gillham, S. C. NAID: 54673175, record 8

This is the same issue as the one I wrote about yesterday.  I transcribed the letter, but the Publish & Close option is not highlighted so cannot save.  Text is as follows:

the east side of the Santee River and were defeated there then went to the Big Savannah to General Sumpters plantation and took his Wife and Son, one son of his slaves which were left and took them far into the Country where he was disbanded

He further declares that he was in several scouting parties in the year 1782 but short tours.

He declares that he was in the service of the United States more than two years during the war of the Revolution. and served. He has no documents by which to prove his services, never received any discharges, and knows of but two persons by whom he can prove his services they are John Gillham and William Gillham both living in Madison County and State of Illinois one of them was with him in the service the other knowing to it, and have known him ever since.

He was born in Augusta County, Virginia on the 10th day of November 1757, and his parents move [sic] to Carolina in 1763 and he lived there till 1800 when he came to Madison County and State of Illinois where he has lived ever since. He has no record of his birth, nor knows of none

He hereby relinquishes every claim whatever to a pension or annuity except the present, and declares that his name is not on the pension rolls of the agency of any State.

Sworn to, and subscribed the day and year aforesaid} Isaac Gillham

John Gillham a resident of the County of Madison, hereby certifies that he is well acquainted

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