2d Connecticut Regiment

  • Authorized on September 16, 1776 in the Continental Army as the 2nd Connecticut Regiment.
  • Organized between January 1- April 1777 at Danbury to consist of 8 companies from Fairfield, Windham, and Hartford Counties.
  • Assigned on April 3, 1777 to the 1st Connecticut Brigade, an element of the Highland's Department.
  • Relieved on June 12, 1777 from the 1st Connecticut Brigade and assigned to the McDougall's Brigade, an element of the Highland's Department.
  • Relieved on June 15, 1777 from McDougall's Brigade and assigned to the 2nd Connecticut Brigade, an element of the Highland's Department.
  • Relieved on July 10, 1777 from the 2d Connecticut Brigade and assigned to the 1st Connecticut Brigade, an element of the Highland's Department.
  • Relieved on November 13, 1777 from the 1st Connecticut Brigade and assigned toMain Continental Army.(Later assigned to the 2d Connecticut Brigade, an element of the Main Continental Army.)
  • 2d Connecticut Brigade relieved on September 14, 1777 from the Highland's Department and assigned to the Main Continental Army.
  • 2nd Connecticut Brigade relieved on May 1, 1779 from the Main Continental Army and assigned to the Highland's Department.
  • Reorganized on July 11, 1779 to consist of 9 companies.
  • 2nd Connecticut Brigade relieved on November 16, 1779 from the Highland's Department and assigned to the Main Continental Army.
  • 2nd Connecticut Brigade relieved on November 27, 1780 from the Main Continental Army and assigned to the Highland's Department.
  • Merged on January 1, 1781 with the 9th Connecticut Regiment and reorganized and redesignated as the 3rd Connecticut Regiment, to consist of 9 companies, an element of the 1st Connecticut Brigade.
  • Relieved on January 1, 1783, 1st Connecticut Brigade and assigned to the Connecticut Brigade, an element of the Highland's Department.
  • Fourloughed on June 15, 1783 at West Point, New York
  • Disbanded on November 15, 1783

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