Recommended books that will help readers understand the world the regiment lived in. Books that deal directly with soldiers in the regiment are marked with an asterisk.
Calloway, Colin G. The Shawnees and the War for America. New York: Penguin, 2007.
*Cecere, Michael. A Brave, Active and Intrepid Soldier: Lieutenant Colonel Richard Campbell of the Virginia Continental Line. (Berwyn Heights, MD: Heritage Books, 2020)
*Cecere, Michael. Peter Muhlenberg: A Virginia Officer of the Continental Line. Yardley, Pa: Westholme Publishing, 2020.
David, James Corbett. Dunmore’s New World. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013.
Downes, Randolph C. Council Fires on the Upper Ohio. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1968.
Hart, Freeman H. The Valley of Virginia in the American Revolution, 1763-1789. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1942.
Hassler, Edgar W. Old Westmoreland: A History of Western Pennsylvania During the Revolution. Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark, 1900.
Hendricks, Christopher E. The Backcountry Towns of Colonial Virginia. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2006.
Kercheval, Samuel. A History of the Valley of Virginia. Winchester: Samuel H. Davis, 1833.
Maloy, Mark. Victory or Death: The Battles of Trenton and Princeton, December 25, 1776-January 3, 1777. El Dorado Hills, Ca: Savas Beatie, 2018.
McNeill, John Robert. Mosquito Empires: Ecology and War in the Greater Caribbean, 1620-1914. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
*Muhlenberg, Henry Augustus. The Life of Major General Peter Muhlenberg. Philadelphia: Cary and Hart, 1849.
Nelson, John K. A Blessed Company: Parishes, Parsons, and Parishioners in Anglican Virginia, 1690-1776. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.
*Potts, Gwynne Tuell. George Rogers Clark and William Croghan: A Story of the Revolution, Settlement, and Early Life at Locust Grove. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2020.
Rouse, Parke, Jr, The Great Wagon Road: From Philadelphia to the South. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1973.
E.M. Sanchez-Saavedra. Guide to Virginia Military Organizations in the Revolution, 1774-1787. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1978.
Selby, John E. The Revolution in Virginia: 1775-1783. Williamsburg: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1988.
Spero, Patrick. Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West. New York: W.W. Norton, 2018.
Ward, Harry M. Charles Scott and the “Spirit of ’76.” Charlottesville: [[University of Virginia Press,]] 1988.
Ward, Harry M. Major General Adam Stephen and the Cause of American Liberty. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1989.
*Wayland, John W. The Bowmans: A Pioneering Family in Virginia, Kentucky, and the Northwest Territory. Staunton, Va.: McClure, 1943.
Williams, Glenn F. Dunmore's War: The Last Conflict of America's Colonial Era. Yardley, Pa: Westholme Publishing, 2017.
Wright, Jr., Robert K. The Continental Army. Center of Military History, United States Army. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1983.
"Birth of American Frontier Culture" (Mitchell Farish)
"'The B Team' of 1777: Maxwell's Light Infantry" (Gabe Neville)
"Discharge of the Battalion" (Kyle Willyard)
"The Fighting Parson's Farewell Sermon" (Michael Cecere)
"The Fincastle Resolutions" (Jim Glanville)
"A Forty Year Bond: William Darke and George Washington in Politics, Business, and War" (Gabe Neville)
Harmony Hall/Fort Bowman Presentation (Maral Kalbian and Margaret Peters)
"He's the Lee in Ft. Lee" (Gabe Neville)
"Jonathan Clark--A Witness to History" (Jim Holmberg)
"The Last Vestige of the Clove Road" (Gabe Neville)
"The Mighty Oaks of the Forest" (Gabe Neville)
"The Minute Battalion of Culpeper County, Virginia, 1775-1776" (Gene Norris Culpepper)
"Peter Muhlenberg: The Pastor Turned Soldier" (Joshua Horn)
"Religious Liberty in Virginia: How 'Dissenters' Parlayed Oppression into Freedom" (Alex Colvin)
Remarks on Col. Peter Muhlenberg (Karen Cooper)
"The Reverend Peter Muhlenberg: A Symbiotic Adventure in Virginia, 1772-1783" (George M. Smith)
"[Captain] Robert Higgins" (Kentucky SAR)
"Shenandoah County and the American Revolution" (Karen Cooper)
"Shenandoah Martyr: Richard Campbell at War" (Gabe Neville)
"The Southern Frontier in the American Revolution" (Walter Edgar)
"Stolen Valor in Georgia" (Gabe Neville)
"The Tragedy of Henry Laurens" (Gabe Neville)
"Virginia Looking Westward: From Lord Dunmore's War Through the Revolution" (Thomas Thorliefur Sobol)
"[Major] William Darke" (Dictionary of Virginia Biography)
Wikipedia.com entries pertaining to the 8th Virginia are generally poorly sourced and contain a number of factual errors.
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116th Regiment Foundation & Museum (successor unit to Captain David Stephenson's company)
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Animated Battlefield Maps
Augusta County Historical Society
Brandywine Battlefield Park Associates
Crab Orchard Museum & Pioneer Park
DAR - Alleghany Chapter
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History Museum of Western Virginia
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Journal of the American Revolution
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New River Notes
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RevWarRamblings (Michael C. Harris)
Revolutionary War Pension Statement Transcriptions
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Shenandoah County Historical Society
Sons of the Revolution - Pennsylvania
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Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution
Traditional Black Powder Hunting
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society