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The Continental Army of 1781

Connecticut Line

Delaware Line

  • Kirkwood 's Delaware Battalion
    • Commanded by Captain Robert Kirkwood
    • ReOrganized on Sep 03 1780 into two companies under Captains Robert Kirkwood and Peter Jaquett
    • Furloughed Jan. 1783
    • Disbanded Nov. 1783

Georgia Line

  • 1st Georgia Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. ? (see also 1777 & 1783)

Maryland Line

  • 1st Maryland Regiment
    • Commanded by Col.s William/Stewart/Winder
    • ReOrganized and redesinated 13 September 1780 from the Maryland Regiment.
  • 2d Maryland Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. Gunby
  • 3d Maryland Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. Adam
    • Disbanded Jan. 1783
  • 4th Maryland Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. Woolford
    • Disbanded Jan. 1783
  • 5th Maryland Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. Ford
    • Disbanded Nov. 1783 (see also 1777)

Massachusetts Line

  • 1st Massachusetts Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. Joseph Vose (see also 1777 & 1783)
  • 2d Massachusetts Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. John Bailey (see also 1777 & 1783)
  • 3d Massachusetts Regiment
  • 4th Massachusetts Regiment
  • 5th Massachusetts Regiment
  • 6th Massachusetts Regiment
  • 7th Massachusetts Regiment
  • 8th Massachusetts Regiment
  • 9th Massachusetts Regiment
  • 10th Massachusetts Regiment

New Jersey Line

  • 1st New Jersey Regiment (aka the Eastern Battalion)
    • Commanded by Col.s Stirling, Winds and Mathias Ogden's; see also 1777
  • 2d New Jersey Regiment (aka the Western Battalion)
    • Commanded by Col. Maxwell, Israel Shreve, Dayton, Barber and Forman; see also 1777

New Hampshire Line

  • 1st New Hampshire Regiment
    • Commanded by Col.s John Stark, Joseph Cilley, Enoch Poor, and Alexander Scammel; see 1777
  • 2d New Hampshire Regiment
    • Commanded by Col.s Poor's/Hale's/Reid ; see 1777

New York Line

North Carolina Line

  • 1st North Carolina Regiment
    • Commanded by Col.s Murfree; Re-established in 1781 (see also 1777)
  • 2d North Carolina Regiment
  • 3d North Carolina Regiment
    • Commanded by Col.s McRae; Re-established in 1781
    • Disbanded Jan. 1783 (see also 1777)

Pennsylvania Line

  • 1st Pennsylvania Regiment
  • 2d Pennsylvania Regiment
  • 3d Pennsylvania Regiment
  • 4th Pennsylvania Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. ?
    • Consolidated Jan 1781 with the 7th Pennsylvania Regiment
    • Furloughed in late Jan. 1781 because of the Morristown Mutiny
    • Disbanded 1 Jan 1783 (see also 1777)
  • 5th Pennsylvania Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. ?
    • Consolidated Jan 1781 with the 9th Pennsylvania Regiment
    • Furloughed in late Jan. 1781 because of the Morristown Mutiny
    • Disbanded 1 Jan 1783 (see also 1777)
  • 6th Pennsylvania Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. ?
    • Furloughed in late Jan. 1781 because of the Morristown Mutiny
    • Disbanded 1 Jan 1783 (see also 1777)

Rhode Island Line

Virginia Line

  • The Virginia Battalion
    • Commanded by Lt. Col. Thomas Posey
    • Formed in Feb 1781 with personnel who had managed to escape capture at Charleston
  • 1st Virginia Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. ?; Established in May 1782 from the Virginia Battalion
  • 2d Virginina Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. ?; Established in May 1782

Additional Regiments

  • TheCanadian Regiment (aka Congress' Own)

Artillery Units

  • 1st Continental Artillery Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. Harrison
    • Furloughed June 1783
    • Disbanded Jan. 1784
  • 2d Continental Artillery Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. ?
    • Furloughed June 1783
    • Disbanded Jan. 1784
  • 3d Continental Artillery Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. ?
  • 4th Continental Artillery Regiment
    • Commanded by Col. ?
    • Furloughed June 1783
    • Disbanded Jan. 1784

Mounted Units

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