The Green Mountain Boys

Events

Green Mountain Boys formed

Approx. 1770

American Revolution Begins

April 19, 1775

Green Mountain Boys disbanded

1781

Vermont becomes a state

Approx. 1790

Captains

Baker's Birth

January, 1737

Remember Baker is born in Connecticut

Allen's Birth

January 21, 1738

Ethan Allen is born in Litchfield, Connecticut

Warner's Birth

May 6, 1743

Seth Warner is born in Roxbury, Connecticut

The Warners Move

1763

Warner’s family moves to the Grants

The Bakers Move

1764

Baker’s family moves to the New Hampshire Grants

The Allens Move

1767

Allen’s family moves to the Grants

Baker's Death

August 22, 1775

Warner's Death

December 26, 1784

Seth Warner dies

Allen's Death

February 12, 1789

Ethan Allen dies

Land Conflict

"New" New York Laws

1770

New York Courts pass laws making people with New Hampshire Grants plots buy the plot again

Protest

1770 - 1774

Green Mountain Boys defend and gain land from the New York Sheriffs as far north as Burlington for five years

Wanted

1771

A reward of 20 pounds is placed on Allen, Warner, and Baker

Posse

March, 1772

New York Sheriff John Munro gather a posse and broke into Baker’s house. When they tried to take him to Albany Jail, he was rescued by his fellow men.

Ticonderoga and Crown Point

Capture of Ticonderoga

May 10, 1775

Captured Fort Ticonderoga alongside Benedict Arnold’s group of men

Capture of Crown Point

May 11, 1775

Regiment

Assigned to Regiment

1775

The Green Mountain Boys become a New York Regiment led by Colonel Seth Warner

Warner's Extra-Continental Regiment

July 1776

The regiment is raised as Warner’s Extra-continental Regiment by Congress

Quebec

Approx. August 1776

Served as rearguard for Continental Army in retreat of Quebec, Canada

Hubbardton

1777

Served as rearguard for Northern army in retreat of Hubbardton, Vermont