Avery Mustain


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).

Ernest East