The tree of liberty must be refreshed from
time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. ~Thomas Jefferson
Numerous Kinsers have served in America's armies. There are too
many to try to list all of them but several have distinguished themselves
in service or have participated in historic events. These are a few of their
Several Kinsers served in various branches of the
continental armies during the American Revolution. Jacob Kinser was in
one of the units serving with Washington at Valley Forge. The scarcity
of records make it difficult to confirm that Jacob was actually there.
Among the Virginia Revolutionary War Soldiers are John, George, and
Jacob Kinser, Michael Kinser, Michael Kinsier, Michael Kinsor, Howson
Kinser, and from Pennsylvania, Valentine Kinser. The D.A.R Patriot Index
lists Henry and Nicholas Kinser as well.
War of 1812
Michael Kincer is listed in the 4th Regiment Virginia Militia.
The Battle of Chickamauga
The Battle of Vicksburg
List of Confederate Soldiers
List of Union Soldiers
World War I
World War II
Viet Nam War
Other Military Actions