Monday, the second day of June 1777: "... The following Militia officers took the oath of office in open Court (Viz): David Sheepherd as Colon., Sam. McCulloch as Major, Sam. Mason, Jn. Mitchel, Joseph Ogle & Sam Teter as Captains, Sam Tumlinston, Jn. Biggs, Derek Hoaglin, & Tho. Gillaland as Lieutenants, & William Sparks as Ensign of Militia.