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Brief History

The 9th Regiment was formed in February and March of 1776 on the Eastern Shore. Companies recruited men from Accomack, Northampton, Goochland, Albemarle[1] and Augusta[2] counties.  Field officers at Valley Forge were Colonel George Mathews,[3] Lt. Colonel Burgess Ball[4], and Major John Fitzgerald.[5]

Companies

Company - Captain Thomas Panamore
Company - Captain Nathaniel Morris
Company - Captain Andrew Moore
Company - Captain William Henderson[6]
Company - Captain Samuel Woodson
Company - Captain Thomas Walker[7]
Company - Captain George Gilchrist
Company - Captain John Paulson
Company - Captain Smith Snead
Company - Captain John Hays
The information above is from 9th Virginia Regiment at Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project.
Rosters Companies 1-8


Other Officers

  • Ensign David Anderson of Albemarle County
  • Ensign John Beck of Albemarle County
  • Lieutenant John Nicholas of Albemarle County
  • Second Lieutenant Hudson Martin of Albemarle County[8]

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References

  1. "Charles, James and John Goolsby, of Albemarle, were Revolutionary soldiers, members of the Ninth Virginia Regiment. Charles, who was a non-commissioned officer, and James were taken prisoners at Germantown; all three died in service." Many other men from Albemarle County also served in the 9th Virginia Regiment. See 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), 211, 367-371.
  2. Joseph A. Waddell, Annals of Augusta County, Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Wm. Ellis Jones, Book and Job Printer, 1886), 163.
  3. Col. Mathews came from Augusta County. See Joseph A. Waddell, Annals of Augusta County, Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Wm. Ellis Jones, Book and Job Printer, 1886), 160, bio: 190-191.
  4. Lt. Col. Ball came from Lancaster County, Virginia<ref>See "A Guide to the Ball Family Papers, 1650-1864," Library of Virginia, Accession No. 18770A, http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi01103.xml;query=;brand=default, accessed 23 January 2012.</ref>
  5. "9th Virginia Regiment," Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project, http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va9.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.
  6. 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), 368.
  7. "Thomas Walker was a Captain in the Ninth Virginia Regiment of the Revolutionary army, and died in 1798. His home was on the plantation of Indian Fields." See 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), 336.
  8. 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), 265, 367-368.

 

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