12th Virginia Regiment

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12th Virginia Regiment
Active 1776-1780
Allegiance Continental Congress of the United States
Type Infantry
Size 728 soldiers
Part of Virginia Line
Engagements Battle of Brandywine, Battle of Germantown, Monmouth, Siege of Charleston.

The 12th Virginia Regiment was raised on September 16, 1776 at Williamsburg, Virginia for service with the (U.S.) Continental Army. The regiment saw action in the Battle of Brandywine, Battle of Germantown, Battle of Monmouth and the Siege of Charleston. Most of the regiment was captured at Charlestown, South Carolina on May 12, 1780 by the British and the regiment was formally disbanded on January 1, 1783.

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