Whitcomb's Rangers

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Witcomb's Rangers
Active 1776–1781
Allegiance  United States of America
Type Rangers
Part of New Hampshire Line
Garrison/HQ Fort Ranger
Engagements Hubbardton and Bennington
Benjamin Whitcomb

Whitcomb's Rangers were authorized on October 15, 1776, and formed in November 1776 at Fort Ticonderoga in New York. The unit consisted of two companies of New Hampshire rangers for service with the Continental Army under the command of Benjamin Whitcomb, a veteran of Bedel's Regiment. They saw action at the Battle of Hubbardton, Battle of Bennington and the Battle of Saratoga. They were disbanded on January 1, 1781 at Coos, New Hampshire.


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