1st Connecticut Regiment

  • Authorized on April 27, 1775 in the Connecticut State Troops as the 1st Connecticut Regiment.
  • Organized between May 1-20, 1775 to consist of 10 companies from New Haven and Litchfield Counties.
  • Adopted on June 14, 1777 into the Continental Army.
  • Assigned on June 24, 1775 to the New York [subsequently Northern] Department) (less 2 companies assigned on July 13, 1775 to the Main Continental Army).
  • Assigned 8 January 1776 to the Canadian Department.
  • Disbanded between December 1, 1775- April 15, 1776 in Canada (less 2 companies disbanded on December 20, 1775 at Cambridge, Massachusetts).

ENGAGEMENTS

Capts. Bradford Steel's and Caleb Trowbridge's Companies served at:

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