Category: 2nd New York Regiment, Continental Army, American Revolution

Categories: New York Line, American Revolution | Battle of Saratoga | Battle of Monmouth | Siege of Yorktown

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2nd New York Regiment

The 2nd New York Regiment was authorized on May 25, 1775, and formed at Albany from June 28 to August 4 for service with the Continental Army under the command of Colonel Goose Van Schaick. The enlistments of the first establishment ended on December 31, 1775.

The second establishment of the regiment was authorized on January 19, 1776.

The regiment would see action in the Invasion of Canada, Battle of Valcour Island, Battle of Saratoga, Battle of Monmouth, the Sullivan Expedition and the Battle of Yorktown. The regiment would be furloughed, June 2, 1783, at Newburgh, New York and disbanded November 15, 1783.[1]

2nd New York Regiment

Active: 1775-1783
Allegiance: Continental Congress of the United States
Type: Infantry
Part of: New York Line
Engagements: Saratoga, Monmouth, Yorktown
Commanders: Goose Van Schaick, James Clinton, Philip Van Cortlandt


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