Avery Mustain on Jul 11, 1776 at the age of 20 volunteered in Pittsylvania County under Capt. Thomas Dillard.
During the siege of Yorktown he assisted in raising breast works & batterys.
After the surrender of Lord Cornwallis, he was detailed and marched to Noland’s Ferry on the Potomac River with the prisoners and at Leesburg he received a discharge about the last of November 1781.
Avery Mustain’s grave is located at 2277 Rockford School Road in Gretna, VA. (5 miles north of Ray’s Mill).