Van Ness' Regiment of Militia

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Van Ness' Regiment of Militia
Active 1777
Allegiance State of New York
Type militia
Part of New York Militia
Engagements Saratoga
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Peter Van Ness

The Van Ness' Regiment of Militia, also known as the 9th Albany County Militia Regiment, was called up in July, 1777 at Claverack, New York to reinforce Gen. Horatio Gates's Continental Army during the Saratoga Campaign. The regiment served in Brigadier General Abraham Ten Broeck's Brigade. With the defeat of General John Burgoyne's British Army on October 17, 1777 the regiment stood down.

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