21st Continental Regiment

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Ward's Regiment
21st Continental Regiment
Active 1775–1777
Allegiance Continental Congress of the United States
Type Infantry
Part of Massachusetts Line
Engagements Siege of Boston
Battle of Trenton
Colonel Jonathan Ward

The 21st Continental Regiment, also known as Ward's Regiment, was raised April 23, 1775, as a Massachusetts militia regiment at Cambridge, Massachusetts, under Colonel Jonathan Ward. 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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