7th Virginia Regiment (Revolutionary War)

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Brief History

The 7th Regiment was formed in February, March, April, and May of 1776 at Gloucester County Courthouse. Companies recruited men from Halifax, Albemarle, Botetourt, Gloucester, King William, Essex, Middlesex, Cumberland, King and Queen, Orange and Fincastle Counties. Field officers were Colonel Alexander McClanachan, Lt. Colonel Holt Richardson, and Major John Cropper.[1]


Company - Captain Joseph Crockett
Company - Captain Charles Flemming
Company - Captain Thomas Hill
Company - Captain Mathew Jouett[2]
Company - Captain Henry Young
Company - Captain William Moseley
Company - Captain Thomas Posey
Company - Captain Joseph Spencer
Company - Captain John Webb
Company - Captain Reubin Liscomb
The information above is from 7th Virginia Regiment at Valley Forge Project: The Muster Roll Project.
Rosters Companies 1-10

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  1. "7th Virginia Regiment," Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project, http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va7.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.
  2. Captain Jouett was from Albemarle County, Virginia. 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), 240-242.