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Original Members

This roster represents those officers who were represented in the Society at its founding in 1783. It was originally compiled by the tenth President, John Croper, from the list in possession of the Secretary-General and the original minute-book of the Society. The rank put opposite each original member's name is the actual rank without regard to brevets. This list was originally published in 1896. Corrections were made in 1983 (Dabney) and in 2008 (Davenport).

Allen, David
Lieutenant, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Allison, John
Lt. Colonel, Virginia First State Troops

Anderson, John
Captain, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Anderson, Richard Clough
Lt. Colonel, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Baldwin, Cornelius
Surgeon, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Ball, Burgess
Lt. Colonel, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Ball, Daniel
Ensign, Eighth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Balmain, Alexander
Chaplain, Virginia Continental Brigade

Barrett, Chiswell
Lieutenant, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Barrett, William
Captain, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Baskerville, Samuel
Lieutenant, Tenth & Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Baylis, Henry
Ensign, Eight Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Baylor, George
Colonel, First Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Baytop, James
Captain, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Beale, Robert
Captain, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Bedinger, Daniel
Ensign, Seventh Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Bedinger, Henry
Captain, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Bell, Thomas
Captain, Gist’s Additional Continental Regiment

Bentley, William
Captain, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Bidley, Thomas
Major, Virgina State Troops

Blackwell, John
Captain, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Blackwell, Joseph
Captain, Virginia Continental Line

Bland, Theodoric Jr.
Colonel, First Continental Dragoons, Virginia Continental Line

Bohannon, Ambrose
Capt. Lieutenant, First Regiment, Continental Artillery

Booker, Samuel
Captain, Forth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Bowles, Henry
Captain, Virginia State Troops

Bowne, Thomas
Lieutenant, Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Bowne, William
Lieutenant, Virginia State Troops

Bowyer, Henry
Lieutenant, Baylor’s Consolidated Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Bowyer, Thomas
Captain, Eighth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Bradford, Samuel K.
Capt. Lieutenant, Aide-de-Camp to Gen. Weedon, First Continental Artillery

Breckenridge, Alexander
Captain, Gist’s Additional Continental Regiment

Breckenridge, Robert
Lieutenant, Fourth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Brooke, Francis Taliafero
Lieutenant, First Regiment, Continental Artillery

Brooke, John Taliafero
Lieutenant, First Regiment, Continental Artillery

Brown, Jacob E.
Lieutenant, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Brown, William
Surgeon General, Hospital Middle Department, Virginia Continental Line

Browne, Thomas
Captain, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Buckner, Thomas
Captain, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Buford, Abraham
Colonel, Eleventh Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Burwell, Nathaniel
Captain, Virginia State Troops, Corps of Light Dragoons

Butler, Laurence
Captain, Eleventh Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Cabell, Samuel Jordan
Lt. Colonel, Seventh Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Callender, Eliezer
Captain, Virginia State Navy

Callendar, John
Capt. Lieutenant, Third (Crane’s) Regiment, Continental Artillery

Callis, William Overton
Lieutenant, Fourth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Campbell, Archibald
Lieutenant, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Carnes, Patrick
Captain, Lee’s Partisan Corps

Carrington, Clement
Cornet, Ensign, Lee’s Partisan Corps

Carrington, Edward
Lt. Colonel, Deputy Quartermaster General, Southern Department, First Continental Artillery

Carrington, George
Lieutenant, Lee’s Partisan Corps

Carrington, Mayo
Captain, Deputy Quartermaster General, Southern Army

Claiborne, Richard
Lieutenant, Deputy Quartermaster General

Clark, Edmund
Lieutenant, Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Clark, Jonathan
Lt. Colonel, Eighth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Clark, William
Lieutenant, Virginia State Troops

Clay, Matthew
Lieutenant, Ninth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Clayton, Philip
Lieutenant, Seventh Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Cocke, Colin
Captain, Second Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Coleman, Samuel
Lieutenant, Virginia State Troops

Coleman, Whitehead
Captain, First Regiment, Continental Artillery

Conway, Joseph
Capt. Lieutenant, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Cooper, Leonard
Captain, Continental Corps of Invalids

Corny, Louis Dominique, Ethis de
Lt. Colonel, Commissaire principal des Guerres à l'armée de Rochambeau

Craddock, Robert
First Lieutenant, Fourth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line
 
Crawford, John
Captain, Second Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Crittenden, John
Capt. Lieutenant, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Croghan, William
Major, Fourth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Cropper, John
Lt. Colonel, Seventh Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Crump, Abner
Captain, First Virginia State Troops

Crute, John
Capt. Lieutenant, Fourth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Dabney, Charles
Lt. Colonel, Virginia Light Dragoons

Dade, Francis
Captain, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Darby, Nathaniel
Second Lieutenant, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Davies, William
Colonel, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Dick, Alexander
Major, First Virginia State Troops

Drew, John
Lieutenant, First Regiment, Continental Artillery

Duff, Edward
Surgeon, Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Eddins, Samuel
Captain, First Regiment, Continental Artillery

Edmunds, Thomas
Captain, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Edwards, Le Roy
Captain, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Eggleston, Joseph
Major, Lee’s Partisan Corps

Eskridge, William
First Lieutenant, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Febiger, Christian
Colonel, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Field, Reuben
Captain, Eighth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Fitzgerald, John
Captain, Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Fox, Nathaniel
Captain, Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Fox, Thomas
Captain, Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Gamble, Robert
Captain, Eighth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Gaskins, Thomas
Lt. Colonel, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Gates, Horatio
Maj. General, Continental Army

Gibbons, James
Captain, Aide-de-Camp to Gen. Irvine, Sixth Regiment, Pennsylvania Continental Line

Gibson, John
Colonel, Virginia Continental Line

Gill, Erasmus
Captain, Fourth Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Graham, Walton (Walter)
Capt. Lieutenant, Thirteenth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Graves, William
Cornet, Virginia Light Dragoons

Gray, Francis
Second Lieutenant, Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Gray, George
Captain, Fourth Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Gray, William
Lieutenant, First Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Grayson, William
Colonel, Grayson’s Additional Continental Regiment

Green, Gabriel
Second Lieutenant, Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Green, John
Colonel, Tenth and Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Green, Robert
Ensign, Virginia State Troops

Griffith, David
Surgeon and Chaplain, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Hackley, John
Lieutenant, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Harris, John
Lieutenant, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Harris, Jordan
Lieutenant, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Harrison, Charles
Colonel, First Regiment, Continental Artillery

Harrison, Benjamin, Jr.
Deputy Paymaster General, Virginia Troops

Hawes, Samuel
Colonel, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Hayes, John
Major, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Heth, Henry
Captain, Continental Artillery

Heth, John
Second Lieutenant, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Heth, William
Colonel, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Higgins, Peter
First Lieutenant, Fourth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Hite, Abraham Jr.
Captain, Eighth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Hite, George
Lieutenant, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Hite, Isaac
Lieutenant, Eighth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Hopkins, Samuel
Lt. Colonel, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Hord, Thomas
Captain, Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Hughes, Henry
Ensign, Seventh Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Hughes, Jasper
Cornet, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Hughes, John
Captain, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Innes, James
Lt. Colonel, Fifteenth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line; Judge Advocate, Continental Army

Jameson, John
Lt. Colonel, First and Second Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Johnston, John Boswell
Captain, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Johnston, Peter Jr.
Lieutenant, Lee’s Partisan Corps

Johnston, William
Captain, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Jones, Albrigdon
Second Lieutenant, Fourth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Jones, Charles
First Lieutenant, Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Jones, Churchill
Captain, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Jordan, John
Captain, Flower’s Continental Artillery, Artificer Regiment

Kendall, Custis
Captain, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Kennon, Richard
First Lieutenant, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

King, Elisha
Lieutenant, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Kirk, Robert
Second Lieutenant, Gist’s Additional Continental Regiment

Kirkpatrick, Abraham
Major, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Langham, Elias
Second Lieutenant, First Regiment, Continental Artillery

Lapsley, Samuel
Captain, Gist’s Additional Continental Regiment

Lawson, Robert
Colonel, Fourth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Le Maire, Jacques
Lt. Colonel, Virginia Light Dragoons

Lee, Henry
Lt. Colonel, Lee’s Partisan Corps

Lewis, Charles
Colonel, Fourteenth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Lewis, George
Captain, Third Dragoons, Virginia Continental Line

Lewis, William
Major, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Lind, Arthur
Capt. Lieutenant, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Lovely, William Lewis
Captain, Fourth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Ludiman, John William
Lieutenant, Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Mabourne (Mabon), James
Captain, Second Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Magill, Charles
Colonel, Eleventh Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Mallory, Philip
Captain, Fourth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Martin, Thomas
Captain, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Massie, Thomas
Major, Second Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Mathews, George
Colonel, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Matthews, Thomas
Lt. Colonel, Virginia State Artillery

Maury, Abraham
First Lieutenant, Fourteenth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

McClurg, James
Surgeon General, Virginia State Troops

McGuire, William
Lieutenant, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Meade, Everard
Major, Second Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Meade, Richard Kidder
Lt. Colonel, Second Regiment, Virginia Continental Line; Aide-de-Camp to Gen. Washington

Meredith, William
Captain, First Regiment, Continental Artillery

Meriwether, James
Lieutenant, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Merriwether, Thomas
Major, First Virginia State Troops

Middleton, Basil
Surgeon, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Monroe, James
Lt. Colonel, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Morgan, Daniel
Brigadier General, Seventh Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Morgan, Simon
Captain, Seventh Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Morrow, Robert
Captain, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Moseley, Benjamin
Lieutenant, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Moseley, William
Major, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Nelson, John
Major, Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Nestell, Peter
Capt. Lieutenant, Second Regiment, Continental Artillery

Neville, John
Brigadier General, Fourth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Neville, Presley
Lt. Colonel, Eighth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Norvell, Lipscomb
First Lieutenant, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

O'Neal, Ferdinand
Captain, Lee’s Partisan Corps

Overton, John
Captain, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Overton, Thomas
Captain, Fourth Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Parker, Alexander
Captain, Second Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Parker, Josiah
Colonel, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Parker, Thomas
Captain, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Parsons, William Jr.
Captain, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Payne, Josiah
Ensign, Ninth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Payne, Thomas
Captain, Ninth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Pelham, Charles
Major, Second Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Pemberton, Thomas
Captain, First Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Pendleton, Nathaniel
Captain, Eleventh Regiment, Virginia Continental Line; Aide-de-Camp to Gen. Greene

Perry, John
Second Lieutenant, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Porterfield, Robert
Captain, Second Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Posey, Thomas
Lt. Colonel, Seventh Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Poulson, John
Major, Eighth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Powell, Robert
Captain, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Pryor, John
Major, Aide-de-Camp to Gen. Alexander

Quarles, Robert
Lieutenant, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Quarles, William P.
Second Lieutenant, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Ragsdale, Drury
Captain, First Regiment, Continental Artillery

Randolph, Robert
Captain, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Rankin, Robert
Lieutenant, Seventh Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Ransdell, Thomas
Captain, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Rey, Andrew
Surgeon, Hospital Department

Riddick, Willis
Captain, Fourth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Ridley, Thomas
Major, Fourth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Robins, John
Lieutenant, Fourth Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Rodgers, John
Captain, Clark’s Illinois Regiment, Virginia State Troops

Roney, John
Lieutenant, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Rose, Robert
Surgeon, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Roy, Beverly
Captain, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Russell, Albert
Lieutenant, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Russell, William
Colonel, Thirteenth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Sansum, Philip
Captain, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Savage, Nathaniel Littleton, Jr.
Lieutenant, Virginia Light Dragoons

Scott, Charles
Brigadier General, Continental Army

Scott, Charles
Lt. Colonel, Virginia State Troops

Scott, Charles
Cornet, First Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Scott, John
Ensign, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Scott, Joseph, Jr.
Captain, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Selden, Samuel
Lieutenant, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Simms, Charles
Lt. Colonel, Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Singleton, Anthony
Captain, First Regiment, Continental Artillery

Skinner, Alexander
Surgeon, Lee’s Partisan Corps

Smith, Ballard
Capt. Lieutenant, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Smith, Larkin
Captain, Fourth Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Snead, Smythe
Major, Second Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Southall, Stephen
First Lieutenant, First Regiment, Continental Artillery

Starke, Richard
First Lieutenant, Eighth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Stephenson, David
Major, Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Stevens, William S.
Lieutenant, Virginia State Troops

Stewart, Philip
Lieutenant, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Stith, John
Captain, Second Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Stith, John
Lieutenant, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Stribling, Sigismond
Captain, Eighth and Twelfth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Stubblefield, Beverly
Captain, Second Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Swearingen, Joseph
Captain, Eighth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Taliaferro, Nicholas
First Lieutenant, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Taylor, Richard
Captain, Virginia State Navy

Taylor, Richard
Lt. Colonel, Second Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Temple, Benjamin
Lt. Colonel, Fourth Regiment, Light Dragoons, Virginia Continental Line

Thornton, Presley Peter
Captain, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Throckmorton, Albion
Cornet, First Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Tinsley, Samuel
Cornet, Virginia Light Dragoons

Towles, Oliver
Lt. Colonel, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Trabue, John
Ensign, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line
 
Turberville, George Lee
Major, Aide-de-Camp to Gen. Lee

Upshaw, James
Captain, Second Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Vanderwall, Markes
First Lieutenant, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Waggoner, Andrew
Major, Eighth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Walker, David
First Lieutenant, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Wallace, Gustavus Brown
Lt. Colonel, Second Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Wallace, William Brown
Second Lieutenant, First Regiment, Continental Artillery

Warfield, Walter
Surgeon, Third (Gunby’s) Maryland Continental Battalion

Washington, George
Commander-in-Chief, Continental Army

Washington, George Augustine
Lieutenant, Aide-de-Camp to Gen. Lafayette

Waters, Richard C.
Capt. Lieutenant, First Regiment, Continental Army

Watts, John
Captain, Third Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Weeden, George
Brigadier General, Continental Army

Whitaker, William
Lieutenant, First Regiment, Continental Artillery

White, John
First Lieutenant, Eighth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

White, Robert
Captain, Eighth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

White, William
Captain, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Williams, David
First Lieutenant, Third Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Williams, James
Captain, Sixth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Willis, John W.
Major, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Wilson, Willis
First Lieutenant, First Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Winston, John
Captain, Tenth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Winston, William
Lieutenant, Lee’s Partisan Corps

Wood, James
Colonel, Eighth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Woodson, Robert
Captain, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Wright, James
Captain, Seventh Regiment, Virginia Continental Line

Yancey, Robert
Captain, First Regiment, Continental Dragoons

Yarborough, Charles
Lieutenant, Baylor’s Consolidated Regiment

Young, Henry
Captain, Fifth Regiment, Virginia Continental Line