9th Virginia Regiment

Stirling’s Division | Muhlenberg’s Brigade | 9th Virginia Regiment


Organized February-March 1776 on Eastern Shore from Accomac, Northampton, Goochland, Albemarle and Augusta Counties.

Entered Valley Forge with the 5th Virginia Regiment and the 1st Virginia Regiment.

Previous Engagements: Chesapeake Bay, Northern New Jersey, Defense of Philadelphia

Field Officers

  • Colonel George Mathews
  • Lt. Colonel Burgess Ball
  • Major John Fitzgerald

Company Commanders

  • Captain Thomas Panamore
  • Captain Nathaniel Morris
  • Captain Andrew Moore
  • Captain William Henderson
  • Captain Samuel Woodson
  • Captain Thomas Walker
  • Captain George Gilchrist
  • Captain John Paulson
  • Captain Smith Snead
  • Captain John Hays

Regimental Staff

  • Quartermaster Obadiah Cairyarey
  • Adjutant Charles Clayton
  • Paymaster Robert Foreman
  • Surgeon Bazzle Middleton