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:'''Company''' - Captain Michael Bowyer<ref>Capt. Bowyer came from Augusta County. See Joseph A. Waddell, ''Annals of Augusta County, Virginia'' (Richmond, Va.: Wm. Ellis Jones, Book and Job Printer, 1886), 148.</ref><br>
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=== Other Sources  ===
=== Other Sources  ===

Revision as of 04:33, 24 January 2012

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Brief History

The 12th Regiment was formed in February 1777. Companies recruited men from Hampshire, Berkeley, Botetourt, Dunmore, and Prince Edward counties. State Troops recruited men from Botetourt, Augusta, Hampshire, and Frederick counties and West Augusta District. Field officers were Colonel James Wood,[1] Lt. Colonel John Neville, and Major George Slaughter.[2]


Company - Captain Andrew Waggoner
Company - Captain Steven Ashby
Company - Captain Michael Bowyer[3]
Company - Captain Thomas Bowyer
Company - Captain Benjamin Casey
Company - Captain Rowland Madison
Company - Captain William Vause
Company - Captain Andrew Wallace
The information above is from 12th Virginia Regiment at Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project.
Rosters Companies 1-8

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  1. "James Wood (1748-1823) was an officer in the Revolutionary army, married Mary, daughter of James Garland, of North Garden, and removed to Garrard County, Kentucky, where he had a family of twelve children." See Edgar Woods, Albemarle County in Virginia: Giving Some Account of What It Was by Nature, of What It Was Made by Man, and of Some of the Men Who Made It (Charlottesville, Va.: The Michie Company Printers, 1901), 352.
  2. "12th Virginia Regiment," Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project, http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va12.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.
  3. Capt. Bowyer came from Augusta County. See Joseph A. Waddell, Annals of Augusta County, Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Wm. Ellis Jones, Book and Job Printer, 1886), 148.