Enlisted at the Chesterfield Courthouse in 1780 and described as age 20, 5′ 7 ¼” tall; tailor, brown hair, hazel eyes; fair complexion; born in Charles City; resident of James City County, enlisted 16 JUL 1780 at Williamsburg for 1 year 6 months. There is a William GIBBS who served at Valley Forge in the 1st VA. He is shown as “Sick Absent” in Dec. 1777 and “Discharged” in Feb. and Mar. 1778. This is probably not the same William GIBBS.