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William CLEMENT (d. 1760) of Amelia County, Virginia - A Study of His Descendants

Edmund CLEMENT, Affidavit of military service, 29 Sep 1832
Spartanburg County, SC
Transcript by Shelley Rollins Hundertmark, January 2001, posted here by permission

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The State of South Carolina }
Spartanburgh District           } To wit

On this 29th day of September 1832 personally appeared in open Court, before theJudge of the Court of Common Pleas & Sessions now Sitting, Edmond Clement, a resident of of Spartanburgh District in the State aforesaid aged Seventy three years, who being first duly sworn according to Law doth on his oath make the following Declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed June of 1832. That he entered the Service of the United States under the following named officers, and served as herein Stated ~ I enlisted in the state of Virginia in the month of February 1777 under Captain Foster and Colonel Ellis of the 15h old Virginia Regiment - for three years; and after the death of Capt Foster I fell under Command of Capt Gray - I served out my time of three years and was regularly discharged at on the Potomac by one of my officers, but cannot recollect his name. I was in the Battles of Germantown and Monmoth, and some small skirmishes. I have no documents of evidence of my Service having long since lost my discharge. - and I know of no person now alive in this country who knew me in the Revolution, except Mr. Robert Belcher who served with me, and to whom I refer for evidence of my Service. I do hereby relinquish every claim whatever to a pension Except the present, and declare that my name is not on the pension Roll of the agency of any State ~ In answer to the Questions proposed by the Court I answer,
1st 2nd I was born 18th Septemer 1759 - in Amelia County in Virginia, as I have been informed - but have no record except a memorandum made in my writing or cypering Book by my Teacher, when I was a Boy, which I have at home. ~
3rd I lived in Amelia when I enlisted and have resided, where I now live in Spartanburgh So Car. ever Since the War. ~
4th See the within Declarcon
5th I recollect Genl. Lafaette, Barren Stuben, Genl. Stooling and Genl. Wayne and many other officers of Smaller Command. ~
6. I received my discharge regularly as previously was Stated - but it has been long since lost. ~
7. I refer to Robt Belcher to prove my Services - and Mr. George Hughey and Jesse Cleveland to prove my character for truth & morality.
Sworn to & Subscribed    }             Edmund Clement
the day & year afsd.         }
Jno. [McNeal?]
Pleas Judge

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