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From the LONDON GAZETTE, Augufi 19

... detached Bsigadier Wolfe, with 1200 Men, 4 Companies of Gre- nadiers, three Companies of Rangers, and fbme light Infantry, round the &. E. Harbour to the Light Houfe Point, with an Inten- tion to ftlence the Ifland Battery, and at the fame Time, to at- tempt ...

Published: Thursday 24 August 1758
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 5519 | Page: 1, 2, 3 | Tags: none

From the LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY June 30

... the Wood, and that were lined with the Enemy's Infantry ; they vvere forced one after the other. The other Regiments of Infantry did the fame all along their Front. Then that Part of the Enemy's Infantry was entirely thrown into Confufion, and retired ...

Published: Thursday 06 July 1758
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 3008 | Page: 1, 2 | Tags: none

Y^tbc London Gazette Extraordinary

... which obliged the infantry to Scramble up a woody precipice, '-'der to Secure the landing the troops, by dif- i';lg a Captain's poft, which defended the fmall Itched path the troops were to afcend. ' t; «r a little firing, the light infantry gained °? of the ...

Published: Monday 22 October 1759
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2867 | Page: 1, 2 | Tags: none

Fromthe LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINART

... the_4th inft. next Morning,. v at Break of Day the Tents were ftruck, and ajl. the Troops, ?? to 6367 Regulars, Officers, Light Infantry, and Rangersn. included, and '9024 Provincials, ■'- including Officers and Batteatt; Men, embarked in about 900* Batteaux ...

Published: Saturday 26 August 1758
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1515 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Exiracl of a Utter from Crown Point, Ocl. 7

... Highlanders 435, Prideaux's (or late Prideaux's) 377, Montgomery's 540, exclufive of Coo gre- nadiers, 600 light infantry of the regulars, Gage's light infantry, all the rangers, ahd fome few In- dians. ...

Published: Wednesday 28 November 1759
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 345 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Since our lafl arrived tivo Mail's firom Flanders

... been towards Neultadt to reconnbitr*; ; tbr which Purpofe he polled fome Men at Ait lee ; where be was attacked; Btir the Light Infantry which he had laid in Amhufcade, affiiled by fome Huifarz, obligeJ the Enemies to retire. However tney fi>c:i returned ...

Published: Tuesday 13 June 1758
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1926 | Page: 1, 2 | Tags: none

From the LONDON G fZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, June 9

... fixed in the Morning of the 27th. A Detachment* confiding of feveral Battalion-, and Squadrons, .is well as of Scheither's Light Troops > and Lukner's ?? ?? on the 26th at Dorften, and in its Neighbourhood, under the Command of Major General Wangenheim ...

Published: Thursday 15 June 1758
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1162 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

I CORPS DE RESERVE

... Ge- neral Wangcnheim remaining with a body of troops in the camp of Thornh uifen, fbme battalions of grenadiers, with the light troops, were left on the right ofthe Wefer, to obferve the army Under the Duke de Broglio. It was foon obferved, that the enemy ...

Published: Wednesday 15 August 1759
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1714 | Page: 1, 2 | Tags: none

Extraft of a Letter from Louifbourg, dated J'ify 30/

... was one of fhe boldeft Attempts that ever Was ruade: General Wolfe, at the Head of fome Companies of Grena- diers and Light Infantry, landed in a Bay Where there were about 2000 Men entrenched up to the Eyes, and defended befides with eight Pieteis of ...

Published: Saturday 26 August 1758
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 809 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

Vrino* TTenry of Prupa's head-quarters at

... with the advice of the engineer, three forts to be erected, which he has na_oed the Grenadier Fort, Light In- fantry Fort, and Gage's Light Infantry fort, or- dering thefe corps ro build each their own as faft as poffible ; and though the forts will ...

Published: Saturday 01 December 1759
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2201 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

No Foreign Mails this Pofl

... Cavalry, which extended to the Wood. This Cavalry advanc- ed in order to attack our Infantry ; but the Duke de Broglio inftan- taneoully doubled a Part of our Infantry, and brought forward (by the Openings which that Motion formed) a Part of hi's Cavalry ...

Published: Saturday 12 August 1758
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2057 | Page: 1, 2 | Tags: none