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Encyclopedia > 6th Massachusetts Regiment
6th Massachusetts Regiment

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Allegiance: Continental Congress of the United States
Type: Infantry
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Active: 1775-1783
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Command structure: Massachusetts Line
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Notable actions: Bunker Hill, Saratoga
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The 6th Massachusetts Regiment also known as 4th Continental Regiment was raised on April 23, 1775 under Colonel Nixon outside of Boston, Massachusetts. The regiment would see action at the Battle of Bunker Hill, New York Campaign, Battle of Trenton, Battle of Princeton and the Battle of Saratoga. The regiment was furloughed June 12, 1783 at West Point, New York and disbanded on November 3, 1783. The Continental Congress is the label given to three successive bodies of representatives: The First Continental Congress met from September 5, 1774 to October 26, 1774. ... Infantry of the Royal Irish Rifles during the Battle of the Somme, First World War. ... Combatants Colonial America Great Britain Commanders Israel Putnam William Howe Strength 1,500 2,600 Casualties 450 1,500 Bunker Hill was a battle of the American Revolutionary War that took place on June 17, 1775 during the Siege of Boston. ... The Battle(s) of Saratoga were considered by many historians to have been the turning point of the American Revolutionary War and one of the most decisive battles in history. ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... 1775 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Solar System), Athens of America Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: www. ... Combatants Colonial America Great Britain Commanders Israel Putnam William Howe Strength 1,500 2,600 Casualties 450 1,500 Bunker Hill was a battle of the American Revolutionary War that took place on June 17, 1775 during the Siege of Boston. ... The New York Campaign describes the actions and battles of the American Revolutionary War, by which the British forces gained control of New York City and its surroundings in the summer and fall of 1776. ... This article is about the Battle of Trenton which took place on December 26, 1776. ... The Battle of Princeton was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, fought near Princeton, New Jersey on January 3, 1777. ... The Battle(s) of Saratoga were considered by many historians to have been the turning point of the American Revolutionary War and one of the most decisive battles in history. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... West Point painting West Point is a federal military base (and a census-designated place) located in the Town of Highlands in Orange County, New York. ... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... 1783 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


 
 

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