Southern Campaigns Revolutionary War Pension Statements & Rosters

Will Graves

The Southern Campaigns Revolutionary War Pension Statements & Rosters database is a rich resource dedicated to honoring the brave men and women of the American Revolution in the South. This site features over 400 roster transcriptions and 30,000 pension applications, bounty land claims, and related records. 

The website includes 5,000+ transcripts from the Library of Virginia’s online collection and 5,500+ from the South Carolina Department of Archives & History. It also highlights the meticulous research by C. Leon Harris, which includes investigations by Special Agent W. G. Singleton on potential fraud cases.

Transcribers generously donate their work without compensation, retaining their copyright. Permission is granted to republish a reasonable number of transcriptions with proper citation, adhering to fair use copyright laws. 

Explore this searchable database to access invaluable eyewitness accounts and celebrate Revolutionary War heroes at

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