I stumbled across this tidbit of information researching pension applications from the Little River Regiment. Also updated this info to the full Hammond’s Old Store page.
From the Pension application of James Dillard S6797
Transcribed by Will Graves
[p 18] [verbatim transcription as written, spelled and punctuated] Dr Sr, After compliments to you and family I hereby Inform you that, I have appointed the officers of my Regt. To Meet at Hamonds old store on the first Saturday in October Next, at which time and place I hope to see you with your Leiutanants, as there will be some Business of Consequence to settel, fail not I am In hast your Real frind and Hubl Servt, Sept the 26th 1789 [?]
Capt. James Dillard
Note: The date is almost certainly 1780, not 1789.
The first Saturday in October of 1780 was October 7 – The Battle of King’s Mountain.
December 30th, 1780 was the Battle of Hammond’s Store.
Captain James Dillard of the Little River Regiment
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