William Robins of Gloucester Co., enlisted in the year
1777 under Capt. Philip Taliaferro. He was in the 2nd Virginia
State Reg., remained in Va. One year and then marched to the North
under Capt. Boswell and Col. Brent and remained in the North two
years. "Served faithfully a term of three years" as
a soldier in the infantry. Heirs of William Robins: James Robins,
Francis Robins and William Robins; (Bounty Warrant) Archives Division
Virginia State Library.
NOTE: This was not William Robins (1749 ) of Robins
Neck, who was also a Rev. soldier.
*Name can be found in the master list of the roster.