9th Virginia Regiment (Revolutionary War)

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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 and Augusta counties.  Field officers were Colonel George Mathews, Lt. Colonel Burgess Ball, and Major John Fitzgerald.[1]


Company - Captain Thomas Panamore
Company - Captain Nathaniel Morris
Company - Captain Andrew Moore
Company - Captain William Henderson
Company - Captain Samuel Woodson
Company - Captain Thomas Walker
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

  • Second Lieutenant: Hudson Martin of Albemarle County[2]

Other Sources


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  1. "9th Virginia Regiment," Valley Forge Legacy: The Muster Roll Project, http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/regiments/va9.asp, accessed 23 January 2012.
  2. 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.