MIL-REV: 1778 3rd VA Commissioned Officers - 1 January 1776 to 28 August 1778



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  • Title MIL-REV: 1778 3rd VA Commissioned Officers - 1 January 1776 to 28 August 1778 
    Short Title MIL-REV: 1778 3rd VA Commissioned Officers - 1 January 1776 to 28 August 1778 
    Author Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783 (National Archives Microfilm Publication M246, 138 rolls)  
    Call Number War Department Collection of Revolutionary War Re 
    Repository NARA: National Archives and Records Administration (USA) 
    Source ID S193 
    Text Notes indicate:

    (Lt.) William White: (no commission dates) died 16 September 1777

    Robert Powell: Commissioned 1st Lt. 12 February 1776; commissioned Captain 18 October 1776.

    James Davis: Commissioned Ensign 22 February 1776; commissioned 2nd Lt. 7 August 1776

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    Names Rank Date of their first Commission Date of their Second Commission Promotion Resignation Death
    Hugh Mercer Col. June 19th 1776 Genl of the Regimt Jan 13th 1777
    Geo. Weedon Lt. Col Col. Dec 1776
    Thos. Marshall Major Lt Col Nov 1777
    Andw Leitch Capt Feby 5th 76 Do. Do. Mgn (?) Sept. 28th 1776
    John Fitzgerald Do. Feby 8th 76 Sept. 28th 76 Do.
    Charles West Do. Feby 9th 76 Jany 28th 1777 July 6 78
    John Thornton Do. Feby 12th 76 March 20th 77 Out Regimt
    Gus. B. Wallace Do. Feby 22nd 76 Octr 77 Ditto
    William Washington Do. Feby 25th 76 Jany 30th 77 Ditto
    P.R.F. Lee Do. March 19th 76 Jany 29th 78
    John Ashby Do. Octr 30th 77
    Thos. Johnston Do. Octr 18th 76
    John Chilton Do. April 29th 76 Sept. 11 77
    David Arnell 1st Lt Feby 8th 76 Sept. 28th 76 Feb 8th 78
    John Tyler 1st Lt Feby 9th 76 Aug 7th 76
    Thos. J. (?) 1st Lt March 19th 76 Nov 1777
    Willm Nelson 1st Lt Decr 76
    Wm White 1st Lt Sept. 16th 77
    R. (? Dale ?) 2nd Lt Feby 8th 76 Aug (?) 76
    (?) 2nd Do. Feby 9th 76 Augt 7th 76 Sept. 11th 77
    James Monroe Do. Feby 12th 76 Promoted out of the Reg March 20th 77
    Thomas (? Drake) Do. Feby 22nd 76 Octr 18th 76 Jany 21st 77
    (? Abslom) Mountjoy Do. Feby 25th 76 Decr 10th 77
    (?) Whitling Do. March 19th 76 Mar-77
    Ishom (? Keith) Do. April 8th 78
    Andw Thompson Do. Augt 2nd 76
    Joseph (? --ock) Do. Apr 29th 76 Spt 11th 76
    (? Lind) Ensign Feby 8th 76 May 76
    Wm (? Cosby) Do. Feby 9th 76 May 76
    Robt (? Haughton) Do. (?) 76 Aug 2 76 Decr 10th 77

    Names Rank Date of their first Commission Date of their Second Commission Promotion Resignation Death
    Allen Waller Ensn Feby 25th 76 Aug (? 8th) 76
    Jno Tyler Do. March 19th 76 Octr 76 Jany 77
    Nath Asby Do. Octr 18th 76 Nov-77
    Jos. (? Baynham Do. Octr 76
    Wm Randell Do. Apr 29th 76 Aug 23rd 76
    Geo: Gray (?) May 76 promoted out of the Regt
    Robt. Randolph Do. May 76 Do. Do.
    Robt. Peyton Do. June 19th 76 Sept. 11th 77
    Geo: (?) Peyton Do. Augt 7th 76 Decr 15th 76
    Wm Robertson Do. Augt 23rd 76 Apr (?) 77
    Wm Brent Do. Aug 24 76 promoted out of the Regt
    Charles Reid Do. Sept 28th 76 (? Suspended) Sept 14th 77
    Wm Bamberg Sergt Aug 15th 76 Novr 77
    Henry (? Micou) Do. Apr-78
    Wm Heth Lt Col Apl 1st 77
    John Peyton (? Lt) Feby 5th 76 June 19th 76 Captain
    Robt Powell Do. Feby 12th 76 Octr 18th Do.
    Reubin Bru(?stock) Lt. Feby 22nd 76 Jany 2nd 77 Do.
    John Mercer Do. Feby 25th 76 Jany 30th 77 Do.
    John Blackwell Lt. April 29th 76 (?) March 20th 77 Do.
    Val: Peyton Lt. June 19th 76 Sept. 12th 77 Do.
    John Tibbs Ensn Feby 5th 76 June 19th 76 2 Lt.
    James Davis Do. Feby 22nd 76 Aug 7 76 Do.
    Thos Hungerford Cadet Aug.20.76 Jun 15th 77 Do.
    Wm Moore Sergt Aug 15th 77 Ensign
    Arthur Lind Do. Do. Do. Do.
    Beverly Roy Do. Do. Do.
    Thos (?) Taylor Do. Do. Do.
    (? John) Hankins (1 Sergt) July 5th 78 Do.  

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    1778: 3rd Virginia Regiment: Commissioned Officers - 1 January 1776 to 28 August 1778
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