7th Virginia Regiment (Revolutionary War)

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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
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The 7th Regiment was formed in February, March, April, and May of 1776 at [[Gloucester_County,_Virginia#County_Courthouse|Gloucester County Courthouse]]. Companies recruited men from [[Halifax_County,_Virginia|Halifax]], [[Albemarle_County,_Virginia|Albemarle]], [[Botetourt_County,_Virginia|Botetourt]], [[Gloucester_County,_Virginia|Gloucester]], [[King_William_County,_Virginia|King William]], [[Essex_County,_Virginia|Essex]], [[Middlesex_County,_Virginia|Middlesex]], [[Cumberland_County,_Virginia|Cumberland]], [[King_and_Queen_County,_Virginia|King and Queen]], [[Orange_County,_Virginia|Orange]] and [[Fincastle_County,_Virginia|Fincastle]] Counties. Field officers were Colonel Alexander McClanachan, Lt. Colonel Holt Richardson, and Major John Cropper.<ref>"7th Virginia Regiment," ''Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project,'' http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va7.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.</ref>
  
 
=== Companies  ===
 
=== Companies  ===
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Joseph Crockett<br>
  
:'''2nd Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Charles Flemming<br>
  
:'''3rd Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Thomas Hill<br>
  
:'''4th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Mathew Jovell<br>
  
:'''5th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Henry Young<br>
  
:'''6th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain William Moseley<br>
  
:'''7th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Thomas Posey<br>
  
:'''8th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Joseph Spencer<br>
  
:'''9th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain John Webb<br>
  
:'''10th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Reubin Liscomb<br>
  
:The information above is from ... at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2nd_Virginia_Regiment Wikipedia].
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:The information above is from [http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va7.asp 7th Virginia Regiment] at ''Valley Forge Project: The Muster Roll Project''.
  
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:'''Rosters''' Companies 1-10
  
 
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 21:56, 23 January 2012

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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]

Companies

Company - Captain Joseph Crockett
Company - Captain Charles Flemming
Company - Captain Thomas Hill
Company - Captain Mathew Jovell
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


Other Sources

Websites

References

  1. "7th Virginia Regiment," Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project, http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va7.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.