14th Massachusetts Regiment

  • Authorized on September 16, 1776 in the Continental Army as Bradford's Regiment.
  • Assigned on February 9, 1777 to the Northern Department.
  • Organized in spring 1777 at Boston to consist of 8 companies from Plymouth, Bristol, Barnstable, Suffolk, Cumberland and Worcester Counties.
  • Assigned on August 13, 1777 to from the 3rd Massachusetts Brigade, an element of the Northern Department.
  • 3rd Massachusetts Brigade relieved on October 27, 1777 from the Northern Department and assigned to the Main Continental Army.
  • 3rd Massachusetts Brigade relieved on November 20, 1778 from the Northern Department and assigned to the Highland's Department.
  • ReOrganized on May 12, 1779 to consist of 9 companies
  • Redesignated on August 1, 1779 as the 14th Massachusetts Regiment.
  • Disbanded on January 1, 1781 at West Point, New York.

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