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7th Pennsylvania Regiment

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Active  1776–1781
Type  Infantry
Notable commanders  Colonel William Irvine
Allegiance  Continental Congress
Part of  Pennsylvania Line
7th Pennsylvania Regiment
Engagements  Lake Champlain (1776) Battle of Brandywine (1777) Battle of Paoli (1777) Battle of Germantown (1777) Battle of Monmouth (1778) Battle of Springfield (1780) Battle of Bull's Ferry (1780)

The 7th Pennsylvania Regiment was an infantry unit raised on 4 January 1776 at Carlisle, Pennsylvania for service with the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. On 17 January 1777 Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Hartley transferred out of the unit to take command of Hartley's Additional Continental Regiment. The 7th Regiment saw action at the battles of Brandywine, Paoli, Germantown, Monmouth, Springfield and Bull's Ferry. At Monmouth, Colonel William Irvine led the regiment. The unit merged with the 4th Pennsylvania Regiment on 17 January 1781.

References

7th Pennsylvania Regiment Wikipedia


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