Holman's Regiment of Militia

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Holman's Regiment of Militia
Active 1777
Allegiance State of Massachusetts
Type Infantry
Part of Massachusetts militia
Engagements Saratoga campaign
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Jonathan Holman

Holman's Regiment of Militia also known as the 5th Worchester County Militia Regiment was called up at Sutton, Massachusetts on September 26, 1777 as reinforcements for the Continental Army during the Saratoga campaign. The regiment marched quickly to join the gathering forces of General Horatio Gates as he faced British General John Burgoyne in northern New York. The regiment served in General Warner's brigade. With the surrender of Burgoyne's Army on October 17 the regiment was disbanded on October 27, 1777.