1st Connecticut Regiment

The 1st Connecticut Regiment was a unit of the Continental Army, and was involved in the American Revolutionary War. The regiment was initially formed in 1776, and was active in various forms until 1783.

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1st Connecticut Regiment - 1781–1783
... The re-newed 1st Connecticut Regiment was formed from the merger of the old 3rd Connecticut Regiment with the old 4th Connecticut Regiment on 1 January 1781 ... On 1 January 1783 it was re-assigned from the 1st Connecticut Brigade to the Connecticut Brigade in the Highland's Department ... The regiment was re-designated the Connecticut Brigade on 15 June 1783 and re-assigned to the Main Continental Army ...

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