7th Continental Regiment

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Prescott's Regiment
7th Continental Regiment
Active 1775-1777
Allegiance Continental Congress of the United States
Type Infantry
Part of Continental Army
Engagements Siege of Boston,
New York
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Colonel William Prescott

The 7th Continental Regiment, also known as Prescott's Regiment, was raised April 23, 1775, as a Massachusetts militia regiment at Cambridge, Massachusetts, under Colonel William Prescott. The regiment would join the Continental Army in June 1775. The regiment saw action during the Siege of Boston and the New York Campaign. On January 1, 1777, the regiment was disbanded and volunteers from the regiment joined the 2nd Massachusetts Regiment.

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