Difference between revisions of "4th 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 [[Suffolk_County,_Virginia|Suffolk Courthouse]]. Companies recruited men from [[Berkeley_County,_West_Virginia|Berkeley]], [[Charlotte_County,_Virginia|Charlotte]], [[Prince_Edward_County,_Virginia|Prince Edward]], [[Sussex_County,_Virginia|Sussex]], [[Southampton_County,_Virginia|Southampton]], [[Nansemond_County,_Virginia|Nansemond]], [[Brunswick_County,_Virginia|Brunswick]], [[Isle_of_Wight_County,_Virginia|Isle of Wight]], [[Surry_County,_Virginia|Surry]], [[Princess_Anne_County,_Virginia|Princess Anne]], and [[Norfolk_County,_Virginia|Norfolk Boro]] Counties. Field officers were Colonel Isaac Read, Lt. Colonel Thomas Gaskins, Lt. Colonel William Taliaferro, Major Isaac Beall, and Major John Brent.<ref>"4th Virginia Regiment," ''Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project,'' http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va4.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.</ref>
  
 
=== Companies  ===
 
=== Companies  ===
  
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:'''Company''' - Captain John Stith<br>
  
:'''2nd Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Jason Reddick<br>
  
:'''3rd Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain James Lucas<br>
  
:'''4th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain William Cherry<br>
  
:'''5th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain John Holcombe<br>
  
:'''6th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Thomas Ridley<br>
  
:'''7th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Arthur Smith<br>
  
:'''8th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain George Walls<br>
  
:'''9th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain John Grogan<br>
  
:'''10th Company''' -  
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:'''Company''' - Captain Jonathan Clark<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/va4.asp 4th Virginia Regiment] at ''Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project''.
  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 21:44, 23 January 2012

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Brief History

This Regiment was formed in February 1776 at Suffolk Courthouse. Companies recruited men from Berkeley, Charlotte, Prince Edward, Sussex, Southampton, Nansemond, Brunswick, Isle of Wight, Surry, Princess Anne, and Norfolk Boro Counties. Field officers were Colonel Isaac Read, Lt. Colonel Thomas Gaskins, Lt. Colonel William Taliaferro, Major Isaac Beall, and Major John Brent.[1]

Companies

Company - Captain John Stith
Company - Captain Jason Reddick
Company - Captain James Lucas
Company - Captain William Cherry
Company - Captain John Holcombe
Company - Captain Thomas Ridley
Company - Captain Arthur Smith
Company - Captain George Walls
Company - Captain John Grogan
Company - Captain Jonathan Clark
The information above is from 4th Virginia Regiment at Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project.
Rosters Companies 1-10


Other Sources

Websites

References

  1. "4th Virginia Regiment," Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project, http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va4.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.