“Samuel Ware enlisted under Capt Holt Richeson in Jan 1776.” This info is from my notes when I visited the National Archives in DC many years ago.
I did not find any reference to the county where this enlistment took place.
I looked at many different microfilms(of payrolls, promotions,etc) to follow his progress thru the war.
Perhaps this info is available on more thorough study-I was always
pressed for time as I wanted to check many Census records too.
Dr. Harris'(I have his books- he doctored my Grandmother,Father and
myself in past yrs.) writes about Holt Richeson during the latter part of 1775. on p18-19 Vol 1.
The Capt in command of a party of men from K.Wm joined the patriots
at Doncastle Ordinary (in James City Co) after having been sent to Laneville(K&Q Co)to guard that place and, if possible, take Richard Corbin(Tory) into custody but he was not at home. So they moved thru West Point to Armistead’s Ordinary at Brick House (New Kent Co), from which they moved on to Doncastle Ordinary(James City Co} where they joined Patrick Henry and the Hanover Volunteers.
If Samuel lived in K&Q at that time he might have been impressed by
this group at Richard Corbin’s in Laneville.