6th 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 Williamsburg. Companies recruited men from [[Pittsylvania_County,_Virginia|Pittsylvania]], [[Amherst_County,_Virginia|Amherst]], [[Buckingham_County,_Virginia|Buckingham]], [[Charles_City_County,_Virginia|Charles City]], [[Lunenburg_County,_Virginia|Lunenburg]], [[New_Kent_County,_Virginia|New Kent]], [[Mecklenburg_County,_Virginia|Mecklenburg]], [[Dinwiddie_County,_Virginia|Dinwiddie]], [[Prince_George_County,_Virginia|Prince George]], and [[Spotsylvania_County,_Virginia|Spotsylvania]] Counties. Field officers were Colonel John Gibson, Lt. Colonel Charles Simms and Major Samuel Hopkins.<br>
  
 
=== Companies  ===
 
=== Companies  ===
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Richard Anderson<br>
  
:'''2nd Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Nathaniel Fox<br>
  
:'''3rd Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Nicholas Hobson<br>
  
:'''4th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Peter Garland<br>
  
:'''5th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain John Hockaday<br>
  
:'''6th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Samuel Hopkins<br>
  
:'''7th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Thomas Massie<br>
  
:'''8th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Alexander Rose<br>
  
:'''9th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain William H. Avery<br>
  
:'''10th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Peter Dunn<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/va6.asp 6th Virginia Regiment] at ''Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project''.
  
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:'''Rosters''' Companies 1-10
  
 
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== References  ==
 
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Brief History

This Regiment was formed in February 1776 at Williamsburg. Companies recruited men from Pittsylvania, Amherst, Buckingham, Charles City, Lunenburg, New Kent, Mecklenburg, Dinwiddie, Prince George, and Spotsylvania Counties. Field officers were Colonel John Gibson, Lt. Colonel Charles Simms and Major Samuel Hopkins.

Companies

Company - Captain Richard Anderson
Company - Captain Nathaniel Fox
Company - Captain Nicholas Hobson
Company - Captain Peter Garland
Company - Captain John Hockaday
Company - Captain Samuel Hopkins
Company - Captain Thomas Massie
Company - Captain Alexander Rose
Company - Captain William H. Avery
Company - Captain Peter Dunn
The information above is from 6th Virginia Regiment at Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project.
Rosters Companies 1-10


Other Sources

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References