David Brewer's Regiment

  • Authorized on April 23, 1775 in the Massachusetts State Troops as David Brewer's Regiment.
  • Organized in spring 1775 at Roxbury to consist of 10 companies from Berkshire, Hampshire, Worcester, Bristol and Plymouth Counties.
  • Adopted on June 14, 1775 into the Continental Army and assigned to the Main Continental Army.
  • Assigned on July 22, 1775 to Thomas' Brigade, an element of the Main Continental Army.
  • Consolidated (less Danforth's Company) on January 1, 1776 with Read's Regiment and consolidated unit redesignated as the 13th Continental Regiment; concurrently, Danforth's Company reOrganized as Danforth's Company, 6th Continental Regiment.


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