West Augusta District, Virginia

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Ohio County, (West) Virginia was formed out of West Augusta District in 1776.[1]

West Augusta District furnished many soldiers to Virginia Regiments during the Revolutionary War. In particular in the 13th Virginia Regiment, many men served in the 3rd, 5th, 6th, and 9th Companies.[2]


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. E.M. Sanchez-Saavedra, A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations in the American Revolution, 1774-1787 (Richmond, Va.: Virginia State Library, 1978), 69. FHL Book 975.5 M2s.