from Pioneer History of Washington County, Kentucky, by Baylor

John Lambert, S 16443, S.C. State of Kentucky, Mercer County, June 9, 1832

The above soldier a resident of Washington County, Kentucky, age 72 and would be 73 in February next, born in Albemarle County, Virginia, and resided in the county of Bedford in the same state when the war was commenced, called into service in the month of April 1781 volunteered in Captain Clemons Company of Nose Wards (?) battalion and marched to Salisburg on my way to 96 in South Carolina, one tour of three months, and upon reaching Salisburg I was detached and joined the company of Captain Jeremiah Pate and marched on to 96 and joined General Gree’s army and finding that we could not take 96 we marched back to Broad River from which place my company returned home at the expiration of my term and I was discharged on the 1st of August 1781.  296 more words