PATTON’S REGIMENT

PATTON’S REGIMENT

Lafayette’s Division | Scott’s Brigade | Patton’s Regiment

History

Organized spring 1777 at Philadelphia, 7 Companies from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.

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

Field Officers

  • Colonel John Patton
  • Lt. Colonel John Parke
  • Major Peter Scull

Company Commanders

  • Captain John Redman
  • Captain John Dennis
  • Captain Peter Grubb
  • Captain Lawrence Keener
  • Captain Allen Mclane
  • Captain Joseph Prowell
  • Captain Walter Bicker

Regimental Staff

  • Quartermaster John B. Webster
  • Paymaster Mathew Mcguire
  • Surgeon William Adams
  • Surgeon’s Mate John Morton

MALCOLM’S REGIMENT

MALCOLM’S REGIMENT

Mifflin’s Division | 3rd Pennsylvania Brigade | Malcolm’s Regiment

History

Organized June 1777 at Ramapo, New Jersey. 6 Companies from southern New York.

Entered Valley Forge with 231 assigned, 158 fit for duty.

Left Valley Forge with 175 assigned, 72 fit for duty.

Previous Engagements: New Jersey 1777, Defense of Philadelphia, Philadelphia-Monmouth

Field Officers

  • Colonel William Malcolm
  • Lt. Colonel Aaron Burr
  • Major Albert Pawling

Company Commanders

  • Captain John Steel
  • Captain John Sanford
  • Captain Nathaniel Toms
  • Captain Daniel Nevins
  • Captain Samuel Kearsley
  • Captain Matthew Irvines
  • Captain John Hunter
  • Captain James Black
  • Captain Thomas Lucas

Regimental Staff

  • Quartermaster Patrick Cronin
  • Adjutant Peter Taulman
  • Paymaster John Stagg
  • Paymaster Richard Oliver
  • Surgeon Daniel Wood
  • Quartermaster Sergeant Daniel Gildersleeve
  • Sergeant Major Edward Burrows
  • Drum Major Joseph Robinson
  • Fife Major Mathew Colford

HAZEN’S REGIMENT

HAZEN’S REGIMENT

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

History

Entered Valley Forge on December 19, 1777.

Departed Valley Forge for Wilmington, Delaware on December 21, 1777.

Ordered to Albany, New York in January 1777.

May have passed through Valley Forge on their way north.

Field Officers

  • Colonel Moses Hazen
  • Major James Reid
  • Major John Taylor
  • Major Joseph Torrey

Company Commanders

  • Captain Robert Burns
  • Captain R. Campbell
  • Captain John Carlisle
  • Captain James Duncan
  • Captain M. Gilbert
  • Captain William Griffiths
  • Captain Richard Lloyd
  • Captain Mathew McConnell
  • Captain William Monsoon
  • Captain S. Oliver
  • Captain Thomas Prys
  • Captain William Sattllies
  • Captain Ruban Taylor

Regimental Staff

  • Adjutant William Stewart
  • Sergeant Major John Hawkins
  • Quartermaster Samuel Robinson
  • Quartermaster Sergeant John Jones
  • Surgeon Nicholas Schuyler
  • Paymaster Edward Chimm
  • Drum Major Michael Kaitzbach
  • Fife Major James Dufare

HARTLEY’S REGIMENT

HARTLEY’S REGIMENT

Mifflin’s Division | 1st Pennsylvania (Wayne’s) Brigade | Hartley’s Regiment

History

Entered Valley Forge December 1777 as part of Wayne’s Division.

Left Valley Forge in January for York, Pennsylvania.

No further information available.

Field Officers

  • Colonel Thomas Hartley
  • Lt. Colonel Morgan Conneer
  • Major Joseph Prowell

Company Commanders

  • Captain George Bush
  • Captain Walter Cox
  • Captain Barnet Eichelberger
  • Captain James Forrester
  • Captain Benjamin Studdert
  • Captain James Kearney
  • Captain William Nicholl
  • Captain Paul Parker
  • Captain Horatio Ross
  • Captain Richard Wilson

Regimental Staff

  • Quartermaster John Mcallister
  • Adjutant Robert Ralston
  • Paymaster Ball Thomond
  • Surgeon Jacob Swope
  • Surgeon’s Mate Ezakiel Tracey

GRAYSON’S REGIMENT

GRAYSON’S REGIMENT

Lafayette’s Division | Scott’s Brigade | Grayson’s Regiment

History

Organized spring 1777 at Philadelphia, 9 Companies from Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware.

Entered Valley Forge with 280 assigned, 154 fit for duty.

Left Valley Forge with 203 assigned, 114 fit for duty.

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

Field Officers

  • Colonel William Grayson
  • Lt. Colonel Levin Powell
  • Major John Thornton

Company Commanders

  • Captain Peter Grant
  • Captain Strother Jones
  • Captain John McGuire
  • Captain Nathaniel Mitchell
  • Captain Cleon Moore
  • Captain Hebard Smallwood
  • Captain Francis Willis
  • Captain Granville Smith
  • Captain Thomas Triplett

Regimental Staff

  • Quartermaster Augustine Seaton
  • Quartermaster Peter Barker
  • Adjutant Thomas Bell
  • Paymaster Robert Tilley
  • Surgeon Bazil Crampton (Died 1/78)
  • Surgeon George Alexander
  • Surgeon’s Mate Francis Pelsbury
  • Quartermaster Sergeant William Taylor
  • Sergeant Major John Nelson

GERMAN REGIMENT

GERMAN REGIMENT

Stirling’s Division | Muhlenberg’s Brigade | German Regiment

History

Organized July-September at Philadelphia, 5 Companies from eastern Pennsylvania, 2 from Baltimore County, Maryland, and 2 Companies from Frederick County, Maryland.

Entered Valley Forge with 340 assigned and 229 fit for duty.

Left Valley Forge with 397 assigned, 313 fit for duty.

Previous Engagements: Trenton-Princeton, Defense of Philadelphia, Philadelphia-Monmouth

Field Officers

  • Colonel Baron De Arendt
  • Lt. Colonel Ludowick Weltner
  • Major William Klein
  • Major Daniel Burchardt

Company Commanders

  • Captain Jacob Bunner
  • Captain William Heyser
  • Captain George Hubley
  • Captain Charles Batlell
  • Captain Benjamin Weiser
  • Captain John D. Woelppers
  • Captain Peter Boyer
  • Captain John Lorahgan
  • Captain Philip Graybill

Regimental Staff

  • Quartermaster Jacob Raybold
  • Adjutant Jacob Smith
  • Surgeon Ludwick Wurtenberger
  • Surgeon’s Mate Charles Ritter
  • Quartermaster Sergeant David Levy
  • Sergeant Major George Francis
  • Drum Major John Hurris

2ND VIRGINIA STATE REGIMENT

2ND VIRGINIA STATE REGIMENT

Stirling’s Division | Muhlenberg’s Brigade | 2nd Virginia State Regiment

History

Entered Valley Forge May 1778 with 402 men assigned, 396 fit for duty.

Left Valley Forge with 401 men assigned, 299 fit for duty.

The 2nd Virginia State Regiment replaced the 13th Virginia Regiment.

Field Officers

  • Colonel Gregory Smith
  • Lt. Colonel Charles Dabney
  • Lt. Colonel William Brent
  • Major John Lee

Company Commanders

  • Captain Peter Bernard
  • Captain John Lewis
  • Captain Harry Dudley
  • Captain Henry Garnett
  • Captain Thomas Bressic
  • Captain James Quarles
  • Captain Benjamin Spiller
  • Captain Phil Taliaferro

Regimental Staff

  • Quartermaster Thomas Collie
  • Adjutant Samuel Carey
  • Surgeon’s Mate Lodowick Brodie
  • Quartermaster Sergeant Thomas Glover
  • Sergeant Major Thomas Gardner
  • Drum Major James Taylor
  • Fife Major Simon Harrison

1ST VIRGINIA STATE REGIMENT

1ST VIRGINIA STATE REGIMENT

Stirling’s Division | Muhlenberg’s Brigade | 1st Virginia State Regiment

History

1st Virginia State Regiment relieved 9th Virginia Regiment.

Entered Valley Forge with 444 men assigned, 188 fit for duty.

Left Valley Forge with 335 assigned, 203 fit for duty.

Previous engagements: unknown

Field Officers

  • Colonel George Gibson
  • Lt. Colonel William Brent
  • Major John Allison

Company Commanders

  • Captain William Hoffler
  • 1st Lieutenant Thomas Hamilton
  • Captain Abner Crump
  • Captain John Camp
  • Captain John Shield
  • Captain John Lee
  • Captain William Payne
  • Captain John Nicholas
  • Captain Windsor Brown
  • Captain Thomas Ewell

Regimental Staff

  • Quartermaster George Triplett
  • Quartermaster Thomas Slaughter
  • Adjutant Francis Marbury
  • Adjutant James Meriwether
  • Paymaster William Hunter
  • Paymaster John Lee
  • Drum Major Samuel Naylor
  • Fife Major John Austin

15TH VIRGINIA REGIMENT

15TH VIRGINIA REGIMENT

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

History

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

14TH VIRGINIA REGIMENT

14TH VIRGINIA REGIMENT

Stirling’s Division | Weedon’s Brigade | 14th Virginia Regiment

History

Organized Feburary 1777 from Halifax, Pittsylvania, Hanover, Bedford, Albemarle, Fincastle, Dunwiddie, Prince George, Goochland, Louisa, Charlotte, and Lunenburg Counties.

Entered Valley Forge with 288 men assigned and 118 fit for duty.

Left Valley Forge with 408 men assigned and 225 fit for duty.

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

Field Officers

  • Colonel Charles Lewis
  • Lt. Colonel Abraham Buford
  • Major George Stubblefield
  • Major Samuel Cabell

Company Commanders

  • Captain Henry Conway
  • Captain John Overton
  • Captain Peter Jones
  • Captain George Lambert
  • Captain John Marks
  • Captain Nathan Reid
  • Captain Thomas Thweatt
  • Captain John Winston

Regimental Staff

  • Quartermaster John Moore
  • Adjutant Thomas Burfoot
  • Adjutant Abraham Maury
  • Paymaster Jocob Moon
  • Surgeon Daniel Brown
  • Surgeon’s Mate James Sackett
  • Surgeon’s Mate John Skinner
  • Quartermaster Sergeant George Roberts
  • Sergeant Major Thomas Craig
  • Sergeant Major Simon Foster