11th Massachusetts Regiment

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11th Massachusetts Regiment
Active September 16, 1776–January 1, 1781
Allegiance Continental Congress of the United States
Branch Infantry
Part of Massachusetts Line
Engagements

American Revolutionary War

Disbanded January 1, 1781
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Colonel Ebenezer Francis
Colonel Benjamin Tupper

The 11th Massachusetts Regiment was raised on September 16, 1776 under Colonel Ebenezer Francis at Boston, Massachusetts. The 11th Mass. would see action at the Battle of Hubbardton, Battle of Saratoga and the Battle of Monmouth. The regiment was disbanded on January 1, 1781 at West Point, New York.

Colonel Ebenezer Francis was commanding officer of the 11th Massachusetts Regiment from November 6, 1776 until July 7, 1777, when he was killed at the Battle of Hubbardton. Colonel Benjamin Tupper was commanding officer from July 1, 1777 until January 1, 1781.

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