6th Virginia Regiment (Revolutionary War)

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Revision as of 23:02, 23 January 2012

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Brief History

The 6th 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.[1]


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.
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  1. "6th Virginia Regiment," Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project, http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va6.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.