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The 10th North Carolina Regiment was authorized on 17 April 1777 as a unit of the North Carolina State Troops named Sheppard’s Regiment. The regiment was organized from 19 April to 1 July 1777 at Kinston, North Carolina from men from the northeastern region of the state of North Carolina and was adopted and assigned to the main Continental Army on 17 June 1777 as Sheppard’s Additional Continental Regiment. The regiment did not see any action. The regiment was disbanded on 1 June 1778 at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.


Source(s): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheppard’s_Additional_Continental_Regiment