12th Continental Regiment

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Little's Regiment
12th Continental Regiment
ActiveApril 23, 1775–January 1, 1777
DisbandedJanuary 1, 1777
AllegianceContinental Congress of the United States
TypeInfantry
Part ofMassachusetts Line
EngagementsAmerican Revolutionary War
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Colonel Moses Little

The 12th Continental Regiment was raised April 23, 1775, as a Massachusetts militia regiment at Cambridge, Massachusetts, under Colonel Moses Little. The regiment would join the Continental Army in June 1775. The regiment saw action during the Siege of Boston, the New York Campaign and the Battle of Trenton. The regiment was disbanded on January 1, 1777, at Morristown, New Jersey.

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