22nd Continental Regiment

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22nd Continental Regiment
Active 1776
Allegiance Continental Congress of the United States
Type Infantry
Size 728 officers and men
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Colonel Samuel Wyllys

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 re-assigned to the Highland's Department. The regiment was re-assigned 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.

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  • Wright, Richard K. "Lineage". The Continental Army. Center of Military History. Retrieved 2006-06-04. 

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