Col. Robert Love – Revolutionary War Record
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Revolutionary War Record of Col. Robert Love.
Lieutenant Robert Love, in the year 1776 was stationed at Ft. Robertson, which was located at the head of the Clinch and Sandy rivers in what was then Montgomery County, Virginia, and served as Sergeant in Captain John Stephens company against the Shawnee Indians from April to October. 1780 he served about six months against the Tories as Lieutenant under Col. William Campbell. This service was rendered on Tom’s Creek at the Moravian Old Town in North Carolina, and on an excursion up to and near the Shallow Ford of the Yadkin. In 1781, was engaged about two months in Guilford County, N.C., and in that vicinity against Cornwallis, and was in the battle with his army at Wetzell’s Mills on the 6th, of March of that year. In 1782, was stationed at Ft. Robertson as a Lieutenant in Captain William Love’s Company from June to October. He was born in Augusta County, Virginia on the 23rd, of August 1760. When called into services was residing in Montgomery County, Virginia, now Wythe County Virginia. He died in Waynesville, N.C. Haywood County, on the 17th, day of July 1845.
(Note: the above is data given to me by Mary Love Stringfield, of Haywood County, N.C. and a descendant of Robert Love-F.D. Love)