- Authorized on January
19, 1776 in the Continental Army as Porter's Regiment and assigned to the Canadian
- Organized in early spring 1776 at Northampton and Pittsfield, Massachusetts, to consist
of 8 companies from Hampshire and Berkshire Counties.
- Relieved on July 2, 1776 from the Canadian
Department and assigned to the Northern
- Assigned on July 20, 1776 to Arnolds Brigade, an element of the Northern
Brigade redesignated on October 26, 1776 as Poor's Brigade.
- Relieved on November 26, 1776 from Poor's Brigade and assigned to Vose's Brigade, an element
of the Main Continental Army.
- Vose's Brigade
redesignated 18 December 18, 1776 as McDougall's Brigade.
in January 1777 at Morristown, New Jersey.