9th Connecticut Regiment

9th Connecticut Regiment

Infobox Military Unit
unit_name=9th Connecticut Regiment

allegiance=Continental Congress of the United States
command_structure=Connecticut Line
colors=Red coats with yellow facings
battles=Rhode Island
notable_commanders=Colonel [http://independence.nyhistory.org/museum/detail.cgi?page_id=15432 Samuel Blachley Webb]
The 9th Connecticut Regiment also known as Webb's Additional Continental Regiment was raised on January 11, 1777 at Danbury, Connecticut. The regiment would see action at the Battle of Rhode Island. The regiment was merged into the 2nd Connecticut Regiment on January 1, 1781 at West Point, New York and disbanded on November 15, 1783. Colonel S. B. Webb was a stepson of Silas Deane.

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