11th Virginia Regiment

Lafayette’s Division | Woodford’s Brigade | 11th Virginia Regiment


Organized Feburary 1777 from Loudoun, Frederick, Prince William, and Amelia Counties.

Entered Valley Forge with 326 men assigned, but only 81 fit for duty.

Left Valley Forge with 254 assigned and 152 fit for duty.

Previous Engagements: Siege of Boston, Invasion of Canada, New York City, Trenton-Princeton, Northern New Jersey, Defense of Philadelphia, Philadelphia-Monmouth


11th Virginia Regiment also known as Morgan’s Rifles.

Field Officers

  • Colonel Daniel Morgan
  • Lt. Colonel John Cropper
  • Major Thomas Snead
  • Major Thomas Massie

Company Commanders

  • Captain William Blackwell
  • Captain Peter B. Bruin
  • Captain Charles Gallchue
  • Captain Gabriel Long
  • Captain Charles Porterfield
  • Captain William Smith
  • Captain George Rice
  • Captain Porter Fields
  • Captain William Brady

Regimental Staff

  • Quartermaster Athanas Tarber
  • Adjutant Charles Magill
  • Paymaster William Carson
  • Surgeon Bassil Crampton
  • Surgeon’s Mate John Robinson
  • Surgeon’s Mate Thomas Loller
  • Sergeant Major William Broughton
  • Drum Major Robert Mitchell