Lafayette’s Division | Woodford’s Brigade | 7th Virginia Regiment


Organized February-May 76 at Gloucester County Courthouse from Halifax, Albemarle, Botetourt, Gloucester, King William, Essex, Middlesex, Cumberland, King and Queen, Orange, and Fincastle Counties.

Entered Valley Forge with 427 assigned, 46 fit for duty.

Left Valley Forge with 376 assigned, 226 fit for duty.

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

Field Officers

  • Colonel Alexander Mcclanachan
  • Lt. Colonel Holt Richardson
  • Major John Cropper

Company Commanders

  • Captain Joseph Crockett
  • Captain Charles Flemming
  • Captain Thomas Hill
  • Captain Mathew Jovell
  • Captain Henry Young
  • Captain William Moseley
  • Captain Thomas Posey
  • Captain Joseph Spencer
  • Captain John Webb
  • Captain Reubin Liscomb

Regimental Staff

  • Quartermaster Thomas Hughes
  • Quartermaster Mathew Rhea
  • Adjutant Henry Vowles
  • Paymaster Thomas Hughes
  • Paymaster James Whitensign
  • Surgeon Augustine Slaughter
  • Surgeon’s Mate Leives Stewart
  • Quartermaster Sergeant William Jones
  • Quartermaster Sergeant John Martin
  • Sergeant Major William Burge
  • Drum Major Sam Johnson
  • Fife Major Thomas Harrison