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6th Virginia Regiment
Active1775–1779
AllegianceContinental Congress of the United States
TypeInfantry
EngagementsBattle of Trenton (1776)
Battle of Princeton (1777)
Battle of Brandywine (1777)
Battle of Germantown (1777)
Battle of Monmouth (1778)
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Colonel Mordecai Buckner
Colonel John Gibson
Colonel John Green

The 6th Virginia Regiment was raised on December 28, 1775, at Williamsburg, Virginia, for service with the Continental Army. The regiment would see action at the Battle of Trenton, Battle of Princeton, Battle of Brandywine, Battle of Germantown, Battle of Monmouth and the Siege of Charleston. The regiment was merged into the 2nd Virginia Regiment on May 12, 1779.

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