Lafayette’s Division | Woodford’s Brigade | 15th Virginia Regiment


Organized February 1777 from Chesterfield, Brunswick, Southampton, King William, Nansemond, Princess Anne, Isle of Wright, Surry, Sussex, Westmoreland, Northumberland and Richmond Counties, and Boro of Norfolk.

Entered Valley Forge with 307 assigned, 68 fit for duty.

Left Valley Forge with 337 assigned, 146 fit for duty.

Previous Engagements: Northern New Jersey, Defense of Philadelphia, Philadelphia-Monmouth

Field Officers

  • Colonel David Mason
  • Lt. Colonel James Innes
  • Major Gustavus Wallace

Company Commanders

  • Captain John Gregory
  • Captain James Mason
  • Captain James Gray
  • Captain William Johnston
  • Captain Thomas Wills
  • Captain James Harris
  • Captain Edwin Hull
  • Captain Thomas Edmunds

Regimental Staff

  • Chaplain Fitzhugh Mckay
  • Quartermaster Rice Bullock
  • Adjutant Albridgeton Jones
  • Paymaster Littlebury Mason
  • Surgeon Joseph Davis
  • Surgeon John M. Galt
  • Surgeon’s Mate Mace Clements
  • Quartermaster Sergeant Charles Erskin
  • Sergeant Major John Crute