22nd Continental Regiment

The 22nd Continental Regiment was formed on 1 January 1776 when the 2nd Connecticut Regt (1775) of Spencer's Brigade in the Main Continental Army was re-designated. On 12 August 1776 Spencer's Brigade was re-designated as Parson's Brigade and on 12 November 1776 the brigade was reassigned to the Highland's Department. The regiment was reassigned to Mercer's Brigade of the Main Continental Army on the same date. The regiment was disbanded on 31 December 1776 at Peekskill, New York.

22nd Continental Regiment
Active1776
AllegianceContinental Congress of the United States
TypeInfantry
Size728 officers and men
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Colonel Samuel Wyllys

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ReferencesEdit

  • Wright, Richard K. (1983). "Lineage". The Continental Army. Center of Military History. Retrieved 4 June 2006.

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