I don't have a Nicholas in my files but maybe these names would help you. There were many Bright families in Maryland.
THE JAMES BRIGHT CHAPTER DAR, Bentonville, Ar: Revolutionary ancestor. James Bright was born in England, came to the colonies, and was a private under Captain John Lynch in the Fifth Regiment of Maryland. He engaged in battles at Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth, and Stony Point.
A different James Bright in Dorchester County: James Bright b. 1752, d. 1857 and his wifeSarah ? b. Sept 1755, d. ?, m. 1775, in Dorchester Co. MD.James Bright served as Private under Captains Bark and Lynch. He enlisted in the service May or June 1776 (this info has a ? mark above it) as a private soldier and served nine months under Capt. Bark in the Flying Camp, MD.From June 14, 1777 to May 14, 1780 under Capt. John Lynch in the Fifth Regiment of MD.The battles he engaged in were as follows:Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth and Stony Point.* Children: Elijah b 7/8/1789; Pritchet b 2/15/1791; Elizabeth b 6/26/1794 m John Braden; Ansel b 3/10/1796; Peggy b 8/23/1798; m Sampson Brashears; James and Bazel *Ref: page 184, Volume 18-Archives of Maryland.Dept. of Interior, Bureau of Pensions- Rev. War Record Section W.F. 402