2nd Pennsylvania Regiment

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2nd Pennsylvania Regiment
Active 1775–1783
Allegiance United States Second Continental Congress
Type Infantry
Part of Pennsylvania Line
Nickname Pennsylvania Rifle Battalion
Colors Uniform: blue faced and lined with red, with the letters P S R on the white pewter buttons
Engagements Battle of Long Island (1776)
Battle of Valcour Island (1776)
Battle of Trenton (1776)
Battle of Brandywine (1777)
Battle of Germantown (1777)
Battle of Monmouth (1778)
Battle of Stony Point (1779)
Battle of Springfield (1780)
Battle of Green Spring (1781)
Siege of Yorktown (1781)
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Colonel John Bull
Colonel John Philip De Haas
Colonel James Irvine
Colonel Henry Bicker
Colonel Walter Stewart

The 2nd Pennsylvania Regiment, also known as The 1st Pennsylvania Battalion, was raised, October 12, 1775, under the command of Colonel John Bull for service with the Continental Army. The regiment saw action during the Battles of Brooklyn, Valcour Island, Trenton, the Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth, and Springfield. The regiment was furloughed June 11, 1783, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and disbanded on November 15, 1783.

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