11th Virginia Regiment (Revolutionary War)

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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 11th Regiment was formed in February 1777. The 11th Regiment was also known as Morgan's Rifles. Companies recruited men from [[Loudoun County, Virginia|Loudoun]], [[Frederick County, Virginia|Frederick]], [[Prince William County, Virginia|Prince William]], and [[Amelia County, Virginia|Amelia]] counties. Field officers were Colonel Daniel Morgan, Lt. Colonel John Cropper, Major Thomas Snead, and Major Thomas Massie.<ref>"11th Virginia Regiment," ''Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project,'' http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va11.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.</ref><br>
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The 11th Regiment was formed in February 1777. The 11th Regiment was also known as Morgan's Rifles. Companies recruited men from [[Loudoun County, Virginia|Loudoun]], [[Frederick County, Virginia|Frederick]], [[Prince William County, Virginia|Prince William]], and [[Amelia County, Virginia|Amelia]] counties. Field officers at Valley Forge were Colonel Daniel Morgan, Lt. Colonel John Cropper, Major Thomas Snead, and Major Thomas Massie.<ref>"11th Virginia Regiment," ''Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project,'' http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va11.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.</ref><br>
  
 
=== Companies  ===
 
=== Companies  ===

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Brief History

The 11th Regiment was formed in February 1777. The 11th Regiment was also known as Morgan's Rifles. Companies recruited men from Loudoun, Frederick, Prince William, and Amelia counties. Field officers at Valley Forge were Colonel Daniel Morgan, Lt. Colonel John Cropper, Major Thomas Snead, and Major Thomas Massie.[1]

Companies

Company - Captain William Blackwell
Company - Captain Peter B. Bruin
Company - Captain Charles Gallchue
Company - Captain Gabriel Long
Company - Captain Charles Porterfield
Company - Captain William Smith
Company - Captain George Rice, org. 18 January 1777 - many men from Frederick and Augusta counties[2]
Company - Captain Porter Fields
Company - Captain William Brady
The information above is from 11th Virginia Regiment at Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project.
Rosters Companies 1-8


Other Sources

Websites

Wikipedia
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References

  1. "11th Virginia Regiment," Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project, http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va11.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.
  2. Wikipedia Contributors, "11th Virginia Regiment," in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11th_Virginia_Regiment, accessed 23 January 2012.