12th Continental Regiment

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Little's Regiment
12th Continental Regiment
Active April 23, 1775–January 1, 1777
Allegiance Continental Congress of the United States
Type Infantry
Part of Massachusetts Line
Engagements

American Revolutionary War

Disbanded January 1, 1777
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Colonel Moses Little

The 12th Continental Regiment was raised April 23, 1775 as a Massachusetts militia regiment at Cambridge, Massachusetts under Colonel Moses Little. The regiment would join the Continental Army in June 1775. The regiment saw action during the Siege of Boston, the New York Campaign and the Battle of Trenton. The regiment was disbanded on January 1, 1777, at Morristown, New Jersey.

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