4th Virginia Regiment (Revolutionary War)

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(Other Officers)
(Valley Forge)
Line 3: Line 3:
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 4th Regiment was formed in February 1776 at [[Suffolk County, Virginia|Suffolk Courthouse]]. Companies recruited men from [[Berkeley County, West Virginia|Berkeley]], [[Charlotte County, Virginia|Charlotte]], [[Prince Edward County, Virginia|Prince Edward]], [[Sussex County, Virginia|Sussex]], [[Southampton County, Virginia|Southampton]], [[Nansemond County, Virginia|Nansemond]], [[Brunswick County, Virginia|Brunswick]], [[Isle of Wight County, Virginia|Isle of Wight]], [[Surry County, Virginia|Surry]], [[Princess Anne County, Virginia|Princess Anne]], and [[Norfolk County, Virginia|Norfolk Boro]] Counties. Field officers were Colonel Isaac Read, Lt. Colonel Thomas Gaskins, Lt. Colonel William Taliaferro, Major Isaac Beall, and Major John Brent.<ref>"4th Virginia Regiment," ''Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project,'' http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va4.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.</ref>  
+
The 4th Regiment was formed in February 1776 at [[Suffolk County, Virginia|Suffolk Courthouse]]. Companies recruited men from [[Berkeley County, West Virginia|Berkeley]], [[Charlotte County, Virginia|Charlotte]], [[Prince Edward County, Virginia|Prince Edward]], [[Sussex County, Virginia|Sussex]], [[Southampton County, Virginia|Southampton]], [[Nansemond County, Virginia|Nansemond]], [[Brunswick County, Virginia|Brunswick]], [[Isle of Wight County, Virginia|Isle of Wight]], [[Surry County, Virginia|Surry]], [[Princess Anne County, Virginia|Princess Anne]], and [[Norfolk County, Virginia|Norfolk Boro]] Counties. Field officers at Valley Forge were Colonel Isaac Read, Lt. Colonel Thomas Gaskins, Lt. Colonel William Taliaferro, Major Isaac Beall, and Major John Brent.<ref>"4th Virginia Regiment," ''Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project,'' http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va4.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.</ref>
  
 
=== Companies  ===
 
=== Companies  ===

Revision as of 06:12, 24 January 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png U.S. Military Records Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Virginia Military Records Gotoarrow.png Virginia in the Revolutionary War Gotoarrow.png 4th Virginia Regiment

Contents

Brief History

The 4th Regiment was formed in February 1776 at Suffolk Courthouse. Companies recruited men from Berkeley, Charlotte, Prince Edward, Sussex, Southampton, Nansemond, Brunswick, Isle of Wight, Surry, Princess Anne, and Norfolk Boro Counties. Field officers at Valley Forge were Colonel Isaac Read, Lt. Colonel Thomas Gaskins, Lt. Colonel William Taliaferro, Major Isaac Beall, and Major John Brent.[1]

Companies

Company - Captain John Stith
Company - Captain Jason Reddick
Company - Captain James Lucas
Company - Captain William Cherry
Company - Captain John Holcombe
Company - Captain Thomas Ridley
Company - Captain Arthur Smith
Company - Captain George Walls
Company - Captain John Grogan
Company - Captain Jonathan Clark
The information above is from 4th Virginia Regiment at Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project.
Rosters Companies 1-10

Other Officers

  • Lieutenant Joseph Holt of Albemarle County[2]

Other Sources

Websites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: 4th Virginia Regiment

References

  1. "4th Virginia Regiment," Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project, http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va4.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.
  2. 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), 367-368.