Biography - James Garrison

... James Garrison, born in 1747, and a soldier in the Continental army during the war of the Revolution. He served in a North Carolina Regiment under Captain Alexander Gordon, with Colonel Joseph McDowell in charge. His enlistment took place at Wilkes county, North Carolina, and he was afterwards a pioneer settler in Greene county, Illinois.

Extracted 10 Dec 2018 by Norma Hass from History of Southern Illinois, by George W. Smith, published in 1912, volume 3, page 1625, a paragraph in the biography of his great-grandson, I. L. Garrison, M.D.

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