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Honored by Gen. John Archer Elmore Chapter, AL Sons of the American Revolution

Samuel Morrow

Ireland, Other
Born 1743
Tuscaloosa County, AL, United States
Died 1837


Samuel Morrow entered service sometime in February 1776 with Captain William Brown in Chester Dist, SC then served under Captain William McClintock which terminated about 1777. He served under General Thomas Sumter and William Henderson for one tour of enlistment. He participated in the Cherokee Expedition and was also at the Battle of Blackstock’s Plantation [20 Nov 1780], and was in a great many small contest against the English and Tories and then marched to Charleston South Carolina and from thence to Savannah Georgia, and Sunbury and from thence to the Altamaha River against the Creek Indians and was engaged in several small battles against the Creek Indians and then marched to the Tuckahoe Swamp in South Carolina and there received a discharge from General Sumter.


After the war Samuel Morrow moved to KY where we find him in Pulaski Co in 1799. We do not know when he moved to AL but he was in Fayette Co in 1832 when he applied for his pension and is buried in Tuscaloosa Co.

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Wars, Campaigns, & Battles

American Revolution
Southern Campaign