20th Continental Regiment

  • Authorized on April 27, 1775 in the Connecticut State Troops as the 3d Connecticut Regiment.
  • Organized between May 1-20, 1775 to consist of 10 companies from New London and Windham Counties.
  • Adopted on June 14, 1777 into the Continental Army and assigned to the Main Continental Army.
  • Assigned on July 22, 1775 to Vacant's Brigade, an element of the Main Continental Army.
  • Reorganized and redesignated on January 1, 1776 as the 20th Continental Regiment, to consist of 8 companies.
  • Vacant's Brigade redesignated on February 16, 1776 as Frye's Brigade.
  • Relieved on April 24, 1776 from Frye's Brigadeand assigned to Spencer's Brigade, an element of the Main Continental Army.
  • Spencer's Brigade redesignated on August 12, 1776 as Parson's Brigade.
  • Relieved on November 12, 1776 from parson's Brigade and assigned to Marcer's Brigade, an element of the Main Continental Army.
  • Disbanded on February 15, 1777 at Morristowm, New Jersey.

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