7th Pennsylvania Regiment

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7th Pennsylvania Regiment
Brandywine Flag.svg
Active 1776–1781
Allegiance United States Continental Congress
Type Infantry
Part of Pennsylvania Line
Engagements Lake Champlain (1776)
Battle of Brandywine (1777)
Battle of Paoli (1777)
Battle of Germantown (1777)
Battle of Monmouth (1778)
Battle of Springfield (1780)
Battle of Bull's Ferry (1780)
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Colonel William Irvine

The 7th Pennsylvania Regiment was an infantry unit raised on 4 January 1776 at Carlisle, Pennsylvania for service with the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. On 17 January 1777 Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Hartley transferred out of the unit to take command of Hartley's Additional Continental Regiment. The 7th Regiment saw action at the battles of Brandywine, Paoli, Germantown, Monmouth, Springfield and Bull's Ferry. At Monmouth, Colonel William Irvine led the regiment. The unit merged with the 4th Pennsylvania Regiment on 17 January 1781.

References[edit]

  • Wright, Robert K. Jr. (1989). The Continental Army. Washington, D.C.: US Army Center of Military History. CMH Pub 60-4. 

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