A Roster of the Virginia Regiment
at Fort Necessity 1754 French and Indian War

Related Surnames highlighted in blue.

Colonial troops commanded by 22 year old Colonel George Washington were defeated in this small stockade at the "Great Meadow". This opening battle of the French and Indian War began a seven year struggle between Great Britain and France for control of North America. Great Britain's success in this war helped pave the way for the American Revolution. Fort Necessity National Battlefield is located in southwestern Pennsylvania about 11 miles east of Uniontown.

CLEAR.GIF (107 bytes)Officers

Colonel George Washington
Lieutenant Colonel George Muse
Major Robert Stobo

Captain Peter Hogg
Captain Andrew Lewis
Captain George Mercer
Captain Jacob Van Braam
Captain Thomas Waggoner

Lieutenant William Bronaugh
Lieutenant John Mercer
Lieutenant John Savage
Lieutenant Adam Stephen
Lieutenant James Towers

Surgeon Ensign James Criak
Ensign William Peyrouney (wounded)
Ensign Carolus Splittdolph
Ensign Walter Stuart

Cadet Thomas Bullet
Cadet William Wright


Non-commissioned officers

Sergeant Thomas Buckner (wounded)
Sergeant Thomas Carter
Sergeant Robert Grymes
Sergeant Thomas Hamilton (wounded)
Sergeant Mark Hollis
Sergeant Thomas Longdon
Sergeant Richard Trotter
Sergeant Robert Turnstall
Sergeant James Tyrell
Sergeant Edward Wagener

Corporal John Allen
Corporal Josias Baker
Corporal John Boyd
Corporal Edward Evans
Corporal Nathan Lewis
Corporal Nicholas Major (absent)
Corporal Hugh McCoy
Corporal Nicholas Morgan
Corporal John Smith
Corporal Richard Smith
Corporal James Thomas


Rank and File

Drummer James Carson
Drummer Ezediel Richardson

Charles Allbury
Jacob Arrens (taken prisoner)
Samuel Arsdale
Henry Bailey
William Bailey (killed)

Nathaniel Barrett
Solomon Batson (wounded and deserted)
James Batty
Joseph Baxter
Edward Bayley
Robert Bell
Robert Bennett
John Biddlecom
Daniel Billot
Thomas Bird (wounded)
John Bishop (missing)
James Black (absent)
Richard Bolton
Charles Bomgardner
Godfrey Bomgardner (absent)
Henry Bowman
Rudolph Brickner
Henry Bristowe
Bibby Brookes
William Broughton
John Brown
John Brown (absent)
John Bryan
John Bryans
John Burk
Thomas Burk
Thomas Burney
Bartholomew Burnes
Robert Burnes
Thomas Burris
Joshua Burton (wounded)
Christopher Byerly
Edward Cahill
William Cairns
James Cammack
John Campbell
John Capshaw
John Carroll
William Carter
Edward Caygile (wounded)
Thomas Chaddock
Matthew Chape
John Chapman (wounded)
Nathan Chapman (wounded)
Andrew Clark
John Clements
Garrett Clerk (killed)
John Coin
William Coleman
Phillip Connelly (wounded)
Bryan Conner
Timothy Conway (wounded)
William Copland
Joseph Costerton
Matthew Cox
Patrick Coyl
James Daily
Claud Dallowe
William Dean
William Devenney
James Devoy
James Dewey
Thomas Donahaugh
Bernard Draxter
Bernard Droxeller
Charles Dunn
John Durham
Matthew Durham (wounded)
Patrick Durphey (wounded)
Henry Earnest
Peter Efflock
Robert Elliot (wounded)
Peter Essleet
John Farmer
John Featon
Duncan Ferguson
John Ferguson
John Field
William Field
Thomas Fisher (killed)
James Ford (wounded)
James Ford
Nicholas Foster
Thomas Foster
Andrew Fowler
John Franklin
Michael Franks
James Fullam (wounded)
Jacob Funkhauser
John Gallahorn
Patrick Gallaway
William Gardner (wounded)
Joseph Gatewood
Phil Gatewood
Benjamin Gause
Benjamin Gaven
William Gerrard
George Gibbons
Joseph Gibbs
George Gobell
John Goldson
James Good (wounded)
Edward Goodwin (wounded)
David Gorman (wounded)
Jacob Gowin
Edward Graves
James Gwin
Benjamin Hamilton
William Harbinson
Thomas Harris
John Harwood
Southy Haslip
Abner Hazlap
Chris Heisley
Cornelius Henly
Thomas Hennesey
James Heyler
Dennis Hintin
William Hogan
William Holland
Argyle House (wounded)
Arthur Howard
Matthew Howard (missing)
John Huston
Samuel Hyden (wounded)
Saul Isdel
Charles James
Henry Johnston (wounded)
John Johnston

Wile Johnston
William Johnston

Adam Jones
John Jones
Matthew Jones
Robert Jones (wounded)
Joshua Jordan (wounded)
Anthony Kennedy
Edward King
Dennis Kinton
John Kitson (killed)
William Knowles (absent)
Adam Leonard
John Lee
James Letort
Matthew Levison
William Lowry
James Ludlow
John Maid
Daniel Mallatt
George Marcum
John Martin
Abraham Mashaw
John Maston
Jesse May
Michael McCannon
Daniel McClaren (killed)
James McCommac
Robert McCulroy (wounded)
Angus McDonald
John McGrager
Michael McGrath
Michael McGraw (wounded)
John McGuire
John McIntire
Robert McKay
Barnaby McKan (killed)
Patrick McPyke
John McQuire
George McSwine
John Mears
James Meggs
Joseph Mellon
Edward Mercer
James Milton
Joseph Milton
Edward Minor
William Mitchell
Dominck Monan
David Montgomery
Isaac Moore
Gasper Moorhead
Jesse Morris
Thomas Moss
John Mulholland
Robert Murphey
Jacob Myer
Thomas Napp
Henry Neal
Matthew Nechison
Thomas Nicholson (wounded)
Thomas Ogdon
John Ogilby
Bryant Page
James Parson
Hugh Paul
Thomas Pearce
Alexander Perry
John Poor
John Potter (wounded)
Joseph Powell (wounded)
John Power
Martial Pratt
James Price
Robert Pritchard
William Pullen (killed)
John Ramsay (killed)
John Ramsay
Hugh Ratchford
Michael Reilly (wounded)
John Robinson (killed)
Ware Rocket
John Roe
Francis Rogers
John Rogers (wounded)
John Rogers
James Rowe
Fredrick Rupart
James Samnel
Joseph Scott
Thomas Scott (killed)
Michael Scully
Francis Self
Thomas Sellers
Mathias Shampe
James Short
Demsey Simmons (wounded)
William Simmons (killed)
Dudly Skinner (wounded)
Thomas Slaughter
Charles Smith
James Smith
John Smith
Zachariah Smith
Benjamin Spicer
William Stallons
Mathew Stanard
Daniel Staple
Thomas Stedman
John Stephens
Alexander Stewart (wounded)
John Stewart
Hugh Stone
George Swiney
Torence Swiney
George Taylor (wounded)
Thomas Tedman
Nehemiah Tendell (wounded)
John Thompson
John Thornton
John Tratnon (killed)
John Truston
William Tyan
James Tytus
William Underhill
Charles Waddy
Michael Walker
William Willors
Elijha Ward
Philimon Waters
Arthur Watt (wounded)
Thomas Wedman
Daniel Welsh
James Welsh
Edward Whitman
Daniel Wilkinson
Pergsise Williams (wounded)