Moses Little, Col., Continental Army

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Moses Little, Col., Continental Army

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Birthplace: Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Moses Little and Sarah Little
Husband of Abigail Little
Father of Elizabeth Wigglesworth; Lydia Atkinson and Abigail Little
Brother of John Little; Paul Little; Lydia Little and Stephen Little

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About Moses Little, Col., Continental Army

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Moses Little (1724–1798), born on May 8, 1724 in Newbury, Massachusetts. Moses Little served in the Massachusetts militia and with his company marched to the Battles of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775. After Lexington and Concord, Moses Little was promoted to colonel of the newly formed 12th Continental Regiment and led that regiment at the Battle of Bunker Hill, the New York Campaign and the battles of Trenton and Princeton. In 1777 Colonel Little retired from the Continental Army. Colonel Little was offered the command of the Penobscot Expedition in 1779 by the State of Massachusetts but turned it down. Colonel Little suffered a stroke in 1781 and lost his speech. In 1784 Littleton, New Hampshire was named in Colonel Little's honor. He died on May 27, 1798.

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Moses Little, Col., Continental Army's Timeline

1724
May 8, 1724
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1751
November 23, 1751
Age 27
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1754
September 3, 1754
Age 30
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1798
May 27, 1798
Age 74
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
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Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States