General William Smallwood, Commander of North Carolina, marched his troops from camp at Captain Lindsay's, 12 miles southwest of Guilford Courthouse, to Moravian towns to meet the Tories; arrived in the area the day following the battle.
General William Lee Davidson, camped near Charlotte, dispatched Captain Andrew Carson's company to Shallow Ford.
General Jethro Sumner, camped near Salisbury, dispatched Captain Jacob Nichols', Captain _____ Miller's, and Colonel John Peasley's companies to Shallow Ford.
Colonel John Peasley (Guilford County NC Militia), dispatched by General Sumner, arrived with a company of 300 at the close of the battle.
Colonel Joseph Williams, Surry (now Forsyth) County Militia, lived a short distance from the battle site, heard the battle in progress, and arrived at the close of the battle.
Robbin Horn and Thomas Douglass, held prisoner by the Tories, escaped and fought on the side of the Whigs.
Thomas Young, NC Militia, was guarding the wagons and arrived on the battlefield after the battle.
George Kimbrough, was fishing at the Shallow Ford and witnessed the Tory retreat.
Abraham Creson, lived a short distance north of the battle field. Field Council held on his land following the battle (October 19th). May also have been the site of the local Muster Ground.
Dr. Bonn, Moravian physician, attended the wounded after the battle.
Joseph Dixon, apprentice to Dr. Bonn, attended the wounded after the battle.