S.Webb's Additional Continental Regiment

(aka 9th Connecticut Regiment and the Decoy Regiment)

  • Authorized on January 11, 1777 in the Continental Army as the S. B. Webb's Additional Continental Regiment.
  • Organized in the spring of 1777 at Wethersfield, Connecticut, to consist of 8 companies from New London, New Haven, and Hartford Counties.
  • Assigned on April 14, 1777 to the Highland's Department.
  • Assigned on June 12 to McDougall's Brigade, an element of theHighland's Department.
  • Relieved on July 10, 1777 from McDougall's Brigade and assigned to the Rhode Island Brigade, an element of the Highland's Department.
  • Relieved on September 12, 1777 from the Rhode Island Brigade and assigned to the 1st Connecticut Brigade, an element of the Highland's Department.
  • Relieved on July 22, 1778 from the 1st Connecticut Brigade and assigned to the Rhode Island Brigade, an element of the Eastern Department.
  • Relieved on November 17, 1779 from the Eastern Department and assigned to the Stark's Brigade, an element of the Main Continental Army.
  • Reorganized on April 9, 1780 to consist of 9 companies.
  • Adopted on July 24, 1780 by Connecticut and redesignated as the 9th Connecticut Regiment.
  • Stark's Brigade relieved on October 7, 1780 from the Main Continental Army and assigned to the Highland's Department.
  • 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 2nd Connecticut Regiment.

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