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
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.