Gill's Regiment of Militia

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Gill's Regiment of Militia
Active 1777
Allegiance State of Massachusetts
Type Infantry
Part of Massachusetts militia
Engagements Saratoga campaign
Benjamin Gill

Gill's Regiment of Militia also known as the 3rd Suffolk County Militia Regiment was called up at Stoughton, Massachusetts on August 12, 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 Gen. Warner's brigade. With the surrender of Burgoyne's Army on October 17, the regiment was disbanded on December 12, 1777.