3rd Virginia Regiment (Revolutionary War)

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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
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This Regiment was formed in February 1776 at Alexandria and Dumfries. Companies recruited men from [[Prince William County, Virginia|Prince William]], [[Fauquier County, Virginia|Fauquier]], [[Stafford County, Virginia|Stafford]], [[Louisa County, Virginia|Louisa]], [[Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax]], [[King George County, Virginia|King George]], [[Loudoun County, Virginia|Loudoun]] and [[Culpeper County, Virginia|Culpeper]] Counties. Field officers were Colonel William Heth, Lt. Colonel Charles Flemming, and Major Charles West.<ref>"3rd Virginia Regiment," ''Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project,'' http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va3.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.</ref>
  
 
=== Companies  ===
 
=== Companies  ===
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain David Arell<br>
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Valentine Peyton<br>
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain John Blackwell<br>
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Philip R.F. Lee<br>
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain John Peyton<br>
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Robert Powell<br>
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Reubin Briscoe<br>
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain John Mercer<br>
  
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:The information above is from [http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va3.asp 3rd Virginia Regiment] at ''Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project''.
 
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:The information above is from ... at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2nd_Virginia_Regiment Wikipedia].
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 21:38, 23 January 2012

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Brief History

This Regiment was formed in February 1776 at Alexandria and Dumfries. Companies recruited men from Prince William, Fauquier, Stafford, Louisa, Fairfax, King George, Loudoun and Culpeper Counties. Field officers were Colonel William Heth, Lt. Colonel Charles Flemming, and Major Charles West.[1]

Companies

Company - Captain David Arell
Company - Captain Valentine Peyton
Company - Captain John Blackwell
Company - Captain Philip R.F. Lee
Company - Captain John Peyton
Company - Captain Robert Powell
Company - Captain Reubin Briscoe
Company - Captain John Mercer
The information above is from 3rd Virginia Regiment at Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project.
Rosters Companies 1-8


Other Sources

Websites

References

  1. "3rd Virginia Regiment," Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project, http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va3.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.