12th Continental Regiment

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Little's Regiment
12th Continental Regiment
Active April 23, 1775–January 1, 1777
Disbanded January 1, 1777
Allegiance Continental Congress of the United States
Type Infantry
Part of Massachusetts Line

American Revolutionary War

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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