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5th Maryland Volunteer Infantry
« on: February 04, 2015, 04:09:48 pm »
5th Maryland Volunteer Infantry Regiment



The regiment's history : The 5th Maryland Regiment was organized on 27 March 1776 composing of eight companies of volunteers from the counties of Queen Anne's, Kent, Caroline, and Dorchester of the colony of Maryland and was authorized on 16 September 1776 for service with the Continental Army. The regiment saw action in :

-Battle of Long Island (1776),
- Battle of Brandywine (1777),
-Battle of Germantown (1777)
-Battle of Monmouth (1778),
-Battle of Camden (1780),
-Battle of Guilford Court House (1781).

The regiment was disbanded on 1 January 1783.
Upon the upcoming War of 1812 the state has brought back the militia again for service. In War of 1812 the regiment participated in the following battles:

- Battle of North Point
-Battle of Baltimore

Rank structure: : Private>Corporal>Sergeant>First Sergeant>Sergeant Major>Lieutenant>Captain>Major>Lt. Colonel>Colonel
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Re: 5th Maryland Volunteer Infantry
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2015, 05:35:22 pm »
Best of luck!

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Re: 5th Maryland Volunteer Infantry
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2015, 06:15:56 pm »
Best of luck!

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Thanks, you too, hope to see you too!
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Re: 5th Maryland Volunteer Infantry
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2015, 04:30:54 am »
are you guys still active?

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Re: 5th Maryland Volunteer Infantry
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2015, 12:07:21 am »
are you guys still active?

Indeed we are!
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Re: 5th Maryland Volunteer Infantry
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2016, 12:25:30 am »
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