Revolutionary Soldier Figurine
The regiment was first authorized 8 June 1776 in the Virginia State Troops as the 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, 5th (Captain Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee) and 6th Troops of Light Horse, and on 25 June 1776 mustered as the Virginia Light Horse Regiment. It was first adopted by and then accepted into the Continental Army, designated as the 1st Continental Light Dragoons on 25 November 1776.
On 31 March 1777 in General Orders, George Washington named promoted officers of the 1st Light Dragoons
Measures approx. 8 5/8" Tall x 2 3/8" W
Base approx. 2" L x 2 1/4" W