Lafayette’s Division

Scott’s Brigade

12th Virginia Regiment


Organized Febuary 1777 from Hampshire, Berkeley, Botetourt, Dunmore, and Prince Edward Counties plus State Troops from Botetourt, Agusta, Hampshire, Frederick Counties and West Agusta District.

Entered Valley Forge with 495 assigned and 164 fit for duty.

Left Valley Forge with the 4th Virginia Regiment and the 8th Virginia Regiment.

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

Field Officers

Colonel James Wood

Lt. Colonel John Neville

Major George Slaughter

Company Commanders

Captain Andrew Waggoner

Captain Steven Ashby

Captain Michael Bowyer

Captain Thomas Bowyer

Captain Benjamin Casey

Captain Rowland Madison

Captain William Vause

Captain Andrew Wallace

Regimental Staff

Quartermaster Achilles Foster

Adjutant Henry Bowyer

Adjutant William Kincaid

Paymaster William Baylis

Surgeon Samuel Culbertson

Surgeon Stephen Ranny

Surgeon’s Mate Hugh Martin

Surgeon’s Mate Patrick Lawrence

Quartermaster Sergeant Thomas Lowell

Quartermaster Sergeant Barney Hagans

Sergeant Major William Palmer

Sergeant Major Barney Hagle

Drum Major Patrick St Lawrence

Fife Major William Coventry