The 7th North Carolina Regiment

  • Authorized on September 16, 1776 in the Continental Army as the 7th North Carolina Regiment and assigned to the Southern Department.
  • Organized in spring 1776 at Halifax to consist of 8 companies from Halifax and Edenton Districts.
  • Relieved on February 5, 1777 from the Southern Department and assigned to the Main Continental Army.
  • Assigned on July 8, 1777 to the North Carolina Brigade, an element of the Main Continental Army.
  • Disbanded on June 1, 1778 at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania



The 7th North Carolina Regiment was raised on September 16, 1776 at Halifax, North Carolina for service with the Continental Army. The regiment saw action at the Battle of Brandywine and Battle of Germantown. The regiment was disbanded on June 1, 1778 at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

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