15th Virginia Regiment
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|15th Virginia Regiment|
|Allegiance||Continental Congress of the United States|
|Part of||Virginia Line|
|Engagements||Battle of Brandywine, Battle of Germantown, Battle of Monmouth, Siege of Charleston|
|Captain William Grimes|
The 15th Virginia Regiment was authorized by the Virginia General Assembly in October of 1776. It was raised in November and December of 1776 in eastern, Virginia, for service with the Continental Army. The regiment would see action at 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 November 15, 1783.
- Wright, Jr., Robert K. (1983). The Continental Army. Washington, D.C.: United States Army Center of Military History. pp. 289–290. CMH Publication 60-4-1.
- Bibliography of the Continental Army in Virginia compiled by the United States Army Center of Military History
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