One of the first Volunteer Regiments mustered into American Revolutionary War service (1777) from the Colony of Virginia, The 1st Regiment was commanded by legendary Patriot, Patrick Henry (“Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death“).
The Flag of The 1st was a Red Field with a Blue Upper Left Canton. Inside the Canton was 13-White Stars. The center of the Flag featured a set of Green Laurels with a large Roman Numeral “I“. A Banneroll underneath bore the word “VIRGINIA“. The Regiment had a storied history, fighting in many of the Revolutions major battles, including – Trenton, Brandywine and was present at Yorktown.