1st New Hampshire Regiment

Lee’s Division | Poor’s Brigade | 1st New Hampshire Regiment


Organized June 1775 at Medford from Hillsborough and Rockingham counties.

Entered Valley Forge with 426 assigned and 241 fit for duty.

Left Valley Forge with 467 assigned and 242 fit for duty.

Previous engagements: Siege of Boston, Defense of Canada, Lake Champlain, Trenton-Princeton, Saratoga, Philadelphia-Monmouth

Field Officers

  • Colonel Joseph Cilley
  • Lt. Colonel George Reed
  • Lt. Colonel Jeremiah Gilman
  • Major William Scott

Company Commanders

  • Captain Amos Emerson
  • Captain Isaac Farwell
  • Captain Ebenezer Frye
  • Captain John House
  • Captain Nathaniel Hutchkins
  • Captain Amos Merrill
  • Captain William Scott
  • Captain Jason Wait

Regimental Staff

  • Quartermaster Patrick Cogan
  • Adjutant Celeb Stark
  • Adjutant Jeremiah Prichard
  • Paymaster Benjamin Kimbell
  • Surgeon John Hale
  • Surgeon’s Mate Jonathan Pool
  • Quartermaster Sergeant John Joyner
  • Sergeant Major Cyrel Childs
  • Drum Major James Campbell