U.S. 3rd New Jersey Continentals at the Ready--single figure
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Item Number: AWI131
U.S. 3rd New Jersey Continentals at the Ready
3rd New Jersey Continentals
We return to our American War of Independence series with the 3rd New Jersey Regiment in firing line. Commanded by Col. Elias Dayton, the newly formed regiment was mustered into the Continental Army on May 2, 1776. It was reviewed in New York City by Generals Washington, Putnam, Sullivan, and Greene and the regiment’s Capt. Joseph Bloomfield noted in his personal journal that the generals claimed they were the “compleatest and best regiment in the Continental service”. Bloomfield’s 2nd lieutenant, Ebenezer Elmer, noted that “Gen Washington made bold to say we were the flower of all the North American Forces”. The regiment would see distinguished action at the Battle of Valcour Island, New York Campaign, Battle of Brandywine, Battle of Germantown, Battle of Monmouth, Sullivan Expedition, and the Battle of Springfield. The regiment was disbanded, on January 1, 1781, at Pompton, New Jersey.
60mm Hand Painted figure for collectors from the American Revolution product range.
Due to be released in OCTOBER 2022.