Difference between revisions of "11th 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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The 11th Regiment was formed in February 1777. The 11th Regiment was also known as Morgan's Rifles. Companies recruited men from [[Loudoun_County,_Virginia|Loudoun]], [[Frederick_County,_Virginia|Frederick]], [[Prince_William_County,_Virginia|Prince William]], and[[Amelia_County,_Virginia|Amelia]] counties. Field officers were Colonel Daniel Morgan, Lt. Colonel John Cropper, Major Thomas Snead, and Major Thomas Massie.<ref>"11th Virginia Regiment," ''Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project,'' http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va11.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.</ref><br>
  
 
=== Companies  ===
 
=== Companies  ===
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain William Blackwell<br>
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Peter B. Bruin<br>
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Charles Gallchue
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Gabriel Long<br>
  
:'''5th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Charles Porterfield<br>
  
:'''6th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain William Smith<br>
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain George Rice<br>
  
:'''8th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Porter Fields<br>
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain William Brady<br>
  
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: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/va11.asp 11th Virginia Regiment] at ''Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project''.
  
 
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:'''Rosters''' Companies 1-8
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 22:16, 23 January 2012

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Brief History

The 11th Regiment was formed in February 1777. The 11th Regiment was also known as Morgan's Rifles. Companies recruited men from Loudoun, Frederick, Prince William, andAmelia counties. Field officers were Colonel Daniel Morgan, Lt. Colonel John Cropper, Major Thomas Snead, and Major Thomas Massie.[1]

Companies

Company - Captain William Blackwell
Company - Captain Peter B. Bruin
Company - Captain Charles Gallchue
Company - Captain Gabriel Long
Company - Captain Charles Porterfield
Company - Captain William Smith
Company - Captain George Rice
Company - Captain Porter Fields
Company - Captain William Brady
The information above is from 11th Virginia Regiment at Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project.
Rosters Companies 1-8


Other Sources

Websites

References

  1. "11th Virginia Regiment," Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project, http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va11.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.