12th Virginia Regiment (Revolutionary War)

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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, Lt. Colonel John Neville, and Major George Slaughter.[1]


Company - Captain Andrew Waggoner
Company - Captain Steven Ashby
Company - Captain Michael Bowyer
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

Other Sources



  1. "12th Virginia Regiment," Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project, http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va12.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.