15th Virginia Regiment (Revolutionary War)

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Brief History

The 15th Virginia Regiment was formed in February 1777. Companies recruited men from Chesterfield, Brunswick, Southampton, King William, Nansemond, Princess Anne, Isle of Wight, Surry, Sussex, Westmoreland, Northumberland, Richmond, and Norfolk Boro counties. Field officers at Valley Forge were Colonel David Mason, Lt. Colonel James Jones, and Major Gustavus Wallace.[1]

Companies

Company - Captain John Gregory
Company - Captain James Mason
Company - Captain James Gray
Company - Captain William Johnston
Company - Captain Thomas Wills
Company - Captain James Harris
Company - Captain Edwin Hull
Company - Captain Thomas Edmunds
The information above is from 15th Virginia Regiment at Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project.
Rosters Companies 1-8


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References

  1. "15th Virginia Regiment," Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project, http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va15.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.