Birth of the U.S. Army

Filed under:
Revolution Era
Event date:
June 14, 2024 (This event repeats every year)
Philadelphia, PA

On June 14, 1775, the Contintental Congress resolved to form a committee “to bring in a draft of rules and regulations for the government of the Army.”  It also voted to support forces in Boston and New York City for an impending confrontation with British Troops with 2 million dollars.