7th Massachusetts Regiment

  • Constituted on September 16, 1776 in the Continental Army as Alden's Regiment.
  • Organized in spring 1777 at Boston to consist of 7 companies from Worcester, Middlesex, Essex, York, Cumberland, Hampshire, Lincoln, and Suffolk Counties, and Mayhew's Company, 25th Continental Regiment.
  • Assigned on February 9, 1777 to the Northern Department.
  • Relieved on March 13, 1777 to from the Northern Department and assigned to the Highland's Department.
  • Assigned on June 12, 1777 to the 2nd Massachusetts Brigade, an element of the Highland's Department.
  • Relieved on June 15, 1777 from the 2nd Massachusetts Brigade and assigned to the 1st Massachusetts Brigade, an element of the Highland's Department.
  • 1st Massachusetts Brigade relieved on July 1, 1777 from the Highland's Department and assigned to the Northern Department.
  • Relieved on March 31, 1778 from the 1st Massachusetts Brigade.
  • ReOrganized on September 25, 1778 to consist of 9 companies.
  • Relieved on June 14, 1779 from the Northern Department and assigned to the Main Continental Army.
  • Redesignated on August 1, 1779 as the 7th Massachusetts Regiment.
  • Assigned on August 23, 1779 to the New Hampshire Brigade, an element of the Main Continental Army.
  • Relieved on November 14, 1779 from the New Hampshire Brigade an assigned to the 3rd Massachusetts Brigade, an element of the Highland's Department.
  • Relieved on January 1, 1781 from the 3rd Massachusetts Brigade and assigned to the 1st Massachusetts Brigade, an element of the Highland's Department.
  • Furloughed on June 12, 1783 at West Point, New York.
  • Disbanded on November 15, 1783

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