Legion of the United States

  • American

Legion of the United States was the first standing army of the new United States. After the American Revolution, except for one regiment on the Western Frontier and one battery of artillery at West Point, the Continental Army was disbanded. Congress thought that the state militias would be all the nation would need as a military force. Congress decided to create the Legion 1791 after disastrous defeats of State Militias by an Indian Confederacy in October 1790. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Person From To
Commanding Officer Gen Anthony Wayne

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1792/00/00 Army basic training camp established under the command of Major General Anthony Wayne Post Legionville Harmony
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