Porter's Regiment

  • Authorized on January 19, 1776 in the Continental Army as Porter's Regiment and assigned to the Canadian Department.
  • 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 Department.
  • Assigned on July 20, 1776 to Arnolds Brigade, an element of the Northern Department.
  • Arnold's 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.
  • Disbanded in January 1777 at Morristown, New Jersey.

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