Friedrich August Valentin Voit von Salzburg was a commander of Ansbach-Bayreuth. During the American Revolutionary War, the Kingdom of Great Britain purchased the services of soldiers from various German princes. Voit commanded the First Regiment of the Ansbach Regiment led by Friedrich Ludwig Albrecht von Eyb, designated the Voit Regiment. In May 1778, Eyb left and Voit took charge of the regiment. Also, he was in command of all Ansbach troops in North America by the time the war had ended.