13th Continental Regiment

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Read's Regiment
13th Continental Regiment
Active 1775–1777
Allegiance Continental Congress of the United States, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Branch Infantry
Size Regiment
Part of Massachusetts Line

American Revolutionary War

Joseph Read

The 13th Continental Regiment, also known as Read's Regiment, was raised April 23, 1775, as a Massachusetts militia regiment at Cambridge, Massachusetts, under Joseph Read. The regiment would join the Continental Army in June 1775. The regiment saw action during the Siege of Boston, the New York Campaign and the Battle of Trenton. The regiment was disbanded on January 1, 1777, at Morristown, New Jersey.


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