1st Delaware Regiment

Stirling’s Division | 1st Maryland Brigade | 1st Delaware Regiment


Organized 13 January 1776 from Kent, Sussex and New Castle counties.

Entered Valley Forge in May 1778 with 321 men assigned and 203 fit for duty.

Left Valley Forge with 360 assigned and 211 fit for duty.

Previous engagements: Chesapeake Bay, New York City, Northern New Jersey, Trenton-Princeton, New York 1777, Defense of Philadelphia, Philadelphia-Monmouth

Field Officers

  • Colonel David Hall
  • Lt. Colonel Charles Pope
  • Major Joseph Vaughan

Company Commanders

  • Captain James Moore
  • Captain John Patton
  • Captain Enoch Anderson
  • Captain Cord Hazzard
  • Captain Peter Jaquett
  • Captain Robert Kirkwood
  • Captain John Learmouth
  • 1st Lieutenant John Rhodes
  • 1st Lieutenant Joseph Wild

Regimental Staff

  • Quartermaster Thomas Anderson
  • Adjutant James Lucas
  • Paymaster John Yates
  • Surgeon Reuben Gilder
  • Surgeon’s Mate John Platt