Facts and Events
James Stephenson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
- From "Let the Drums Roll: Veterans and Patriots of the Revolutionary War who settled in Maury County, Tennessee:
- James White Stephenson, b. 1 June 1756, Augusta County, Virginia, was living in Williamsburg (then Georgetown) Dist., South Carolina at the time of the American Revolution. He joined the army as a private in General Sumter’s command and fought in the Battles of Blackstocks, Hanging Rock, and several others. Stephenson narrowly escaped death on two different occasions.