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1728, Apr 181801, Apr 1
a brigadier general in the American Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. On April 24, the Massachusetts committee of safety named him a colonel and authorized him to organize a regiment that was known as Learned's Regiment. His regiment was adopted into the Continental Army in June. In 1776 those who re-enlisted were augmented by men from Danielson's Regiment to form the 3rd Continental Regiment. By the end of the Siege of Boston, General George Washington had given Learned command of the important Dorchester Heights position.
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04/02/1777-Ebenezer Learned is promoted to brigadier general
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