5th Virginia Regiment (Revolutionary War)

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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
This Unit was formed in , with # companies it was also called [nickname].  In [date], two companies were added to the battalion and it became ... .  Lieutenant Colonel [name] and Major [name] were in command.  
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This Regiment was formed in February 1776 at Richmond County Courthouse. The companies recruited men from [[Lancaster_County,_Virginia|Lancaster]], [[Richmond_County,_Virginia|Richmond]], [[Northumberland County, Virginia|Northumberland]], [[Spotsylvania County, Virginia|Spotsylvania]], [[Westmoreland County, Virginia|Westmoreland]], [[Chesterfield County, Virginia|Chesterfield]], [[Henrico_County,_Virginia|Henrico]], [[Hanover_County,_Virginia|Hanover]], [[Bedford County, Virginia|Bedford]] and [[Loudoun County, Virginia|Loudoun]] counties.&nbsp; Lieutenant Colonel [name] and Major [name] were in command.<ref>"5th Virginia Regiment," ''Valley Forge: The Muster Roll Project,'' http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va5.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.<br>
  
=== Companies ===
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=== Companies<br> ===
  
:'''1st Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Henry Fauntleroy
  
:'''2nd Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain William Fowler<br>
  
:'''3rd Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain William Mosby<br>
  
:'''4th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Andrew Russell<br>
  
:'''5th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Samuel Colston<br>
  
:'''6th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Gross Scruggs<br>
  
:'''7th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Ralph Falkner<br>
  
:'''8th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain John Anderson<br>
  
:'''9th Company''' -
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:The information above is from [http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va5.asp 5th Virginia Regiment] at ''Valley Forge: The Muster Roll Project.''
 
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:'''10th Company''' -
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:The information above is from ... at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2nd_Virginia_Regiment Wikipedia].
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:'''Rosters''' Companies 1-8
 
:'''Rosters''' Companies 1-8
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
[[Category:Virginia in the Revolutionary War]]
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[[Category:Virginia_in_the_Revolutionary_War]]

Revision as of 21:24, 23 January 2012

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Brief History

This Regiment was formed in February 1776 at Richmond County Courthouse. The companies recruited men from Lancaster, Richmond, Northumberland, Spotsylvania, Westmoreland, Chesterfield, Henrico, Hanover, Bedford and Loudoun counties.  Lieutenant Colonel [name] and Major [name] were in command.[1]


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