1st Canadain Regiment

  • Authorized on November 19, 1775 in the Continental Army as the Canadian Regiment and assigned to the New York Department; concurrently organized at Pointe Oliver, Canada, to consist of 8 companies.
  • Relieved on January 8, 1776 from the New York Department and assigned to the Canadian Department.
  • Redesignated on January 20, 1776 as the 1st Canadian Regiment.
  • Relieved on July 2, 1776 from the Canadian Department and assigned to the Northern Department.
  • Reorganized on December 18, 1776 to consist of 8 companies from Canada and New York.
  • Assigned on December 28, 1777 to the 1st Massachusetts Brigade, an element of the Northern Department.
  • Relieved on April 4, 1778 from the 1st Massachusetts Brigade and assigned to the Highland's Department.
  • Relieved on July 22, 1778 from the Highland's Department and assigned to the Rhode Island Brigade, an element of the Eastern Department.
  • Reorganized in June 1779 to consist of 5 companies.
  • Relieved on November 17, 1779 from the Rhode Island Brigade and assigned to Stark's Brigade, an element of the Main Continental Army.
  • Relieved on December 17, 1779 from the Stark's Brigade and assigned to Hand's Brigade, an element of the Main Continental Army.
  • Relieved on July 31, 1780 from Hand's Brigade.
  • Assigned on August 1, 1780 to the New Jersey Brigade, an element of the Main Continental Army.
  • Relieved on August 4, 1780 from the New Jersey Brigade and assigned to the Highland's Department.
  • Disbanded on January 1, 1781 at King's Ferry, New York

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