Patriots’ Graves in Pittsylvania County

Of the thousands of area men who served during the Revolutionary War, these are the only ones with inscribed markers at known burial locations in Pittsylvania County.
Click any image below to view the full gravestone image. See the service details page for more on each man’s contribution. If you know of a grave that’s missing, I’d love to know about it! Email Me

Robert Adams
Captain of
Virginia Militia

Grave Location
Jacob Berger
Chief Wagoner
Continental Army
Grave Location
James Buckley, Jr.
Sergeant in the
Virginia Militia
Grave Location
James Buckley Sr.
Provided supplies
for the troops
Grave Location
John Buckley
Captain of
Virginia Militia
Grave Location
Samuel Calland
Provided supplies
for the troops

Grave Location
Thomas Carter
Gunner
Continental Artillery
Grave Location
William Clark
Captain of
Virginia Militia
Grave Location
Daniel Coleman
Express Rider
for the Militia
Grave Location
Isaac Coles
Colonel of
Virginia Militia
Grave Location
Griffith Dickenson
Corporal in the
Continental Army
Grave Location
Robert Walker Fitz
Private in the
Virginia Militia
Grave Location
Edmond Fitzgerald
1st Lieutenant in the
Virginia Militia
Grave Location
David Hunt
Lieutenant in the
Virginia Militia
Grave Location
Moses Hutchings
Lieutenant in the
Virginia Militia
Grave Location
Thomas Jones
Lieutenant in the
Virginia Militia
Grave Location
Jeremiah Keesee
Capt. Abston’s
Virginia Militia
Grave Location
Avery Mustein
Private in the
Virginia Militia
Grave Location
John Pigg
Provided supplies
for the troops
Grave Location
Edward Robertson
Documentation of
Service Needed
Grave Location
Jeremiah Simpson
Provided supplies
for the troops
Grave Location
Joseph Smith
Private in the
Virginia Militia
Grave Location
Joshua Stone
Captain of
Virginia Militia
Grave Location
Burwell Vaden
Signed the Oath
of Allegiance
Grave Location
James M. Williams
Private in the
Virginia Militia
Grave Location
William Witcher
Captain of
Virginia Militia
Grave Location
Thomas Boaz
Provided supplies
for the troops
Grave Location

See the service details page for more on each man’s contribution.

Sources

  • Some of these names were listed in the bicentennial issue of the Danville Register & Bee, but grave locations and service details were not included.
  • Cemetery Visits
  • Service details from transcriptions and images of original Revolutionary War Pension Files on Footnote.com and SouthernCampaign.org
  • DAR Online GRS. Some of the birth and death dates above are from this system.
  • Mike K. Williams. Mike provided several of the gravestone photos and GPS Coordinates.
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