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... cible, actually confifts of 24 battalions of Engliih gre- nadiers— 24 battalions of American 'infantry — 24' ba- ttalions of Canadians — 6ccd Indian light infantry — 3 battalions of artillery — 3' battalions Of ' marines; affem- bled at Bofton anei New York ...

Published: Saturday 29 April 1775
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 916 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Extract cfanother letter fieri UTrtcheffer, dated T.ifilay n.rrn- I.ing, pit? t-ie he f. 'ck

... alternately retreated, formed the fquare, -re- Ljj.il:, and advanced again ; the whole then joined, and the tudiers and light infantry, with fix .fhort guns, performed Ly wonderful manoeusres. A general retreat ther, prevail- ed the whole line then formed ...

Published: Monday 05 October 1778
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 763 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: none

Accottnt of the Manners of the Inhabitants of India. •within the Ganges, in fome tneafure necej'iry to life ..

... lies in the inexperience of their leading men, who never underlined the advantages of difcipline, and who have kept their infantry upon too low a footing. Their cavalry, though not backward to engage with fibres, are extremly unwilling to bring their horfes ...

Published: Monday 20 June 1774
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1398 | Page: 1, 2 | Tags: none

LONDON

... Shedois, Walih, Berwick, Royal Baviere, Salis, Royal Corfe, Naffau, Lqchmah, Royal Deux Points, Eptin- gen, Buttafaco. Light Infantry,. Legion de Lorrain, Legion de Corfe. ?? * ■ Very ?? news arrived by a courier laft night from Strafburgh r -«nd it is ...

Published: Wednesday 05 June 1771
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2175 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

FrO-% the I.:-: kit Papers, Sept. 13..I. O N D . O N

... detachment under the command of Col. Braith- v.-aite, confiiled of three companies of artillery, one batta- liou of European infantry, and three battalions of feapoys ; the laft of which arrived at Teffit-herry tbe i.tthult. Two of the battalions of teapoys ...

Published: Saturday 18 September 1779
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2785 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

To the GENTLEMEN of the FACULTY in and about EDINBURGH. Tomorrow, at t-weive o'clock noon, -will be publiped, ..

... black hair, born in the county of Hartford, and parifti of Coddicote, by trade a labourer; had on, when he went off, a light infantry jacket, cap, and fide- arms. JAMES NISII, aged 21 years, 5 feet si inches high, frefli com- plexion, full vifage, a little ...

Published: Monday 11 November 1776
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Advertisement | Words: 4550 | Page: 3, 4 | Tags: Classifieds 

Frosa Gaisi'j NtW York G.izsr.TTE.'

... in company with fix other trai—pons, having on board nil tire ilauk and light companies of Ih.lt garrifon : That mi board ihe Mermaid was the ll.irrk company anil half the light company ut the ?? regiment: Th..t on the 22*1 ult. about live oh kick in ...

Published: Wednesday 16 June 1779
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 667 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

EsiraG cfa letter from Ke-.ie-Tori, Jan 8

... icth, 37th, 38th, and 53d ; of the 2_d, 43d. C4III, and 63d regiments ; a battalion of grenadiers, and or.c of light infantry ; a troop of light dragoons ; a detachment of artillery, and two brigades I : This account thews deal ?? . ecs General Howe ...

Published: Saturday 08 March 1777
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1255 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

LONDO N

... Ordnance Board, to be i'ent to the feveral camps ; thty are of a peculiar co;i.irucl_e:.:, and are' intended chielly for the Light Infantry. Orders are lent down to St Fdmoud's Bury, Suffolk, for .he troops that are encamped there to marcii immediately towards ...

Published: Wednesday 01 September 1779
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2723 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: none

LONDON

... Cockfpur- ftreet, the former by lighting up his hoiife by fix o'clock, though remonftrated to by fome of his neighbours, and the latter by encouraging fome of the rabble, when laid hold of, for hallooing and crying, put up your lights, and by oiherways infulting ...

Published: Wednesday 26 October 1774
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1455 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

L O N D O N

... the King's troops, and the provincials . June 24. Yefterday morning about three o'clock, a party of light horfe, 300 grenadiers, 500 light infantry and ma- rines, made good their'landing hear Winnefimet. They were oppofed for a few minutes by a finall ...

Published: Saturday 29 July 1775
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2883 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: none

from the London G'Zetie, March it

... difpatch, 1 have only to advife your Lordfhip ofthe return ofa brigade of Dri- tirlt, and feme companies of grenadiers and light infantry, from Rhode Illand, to ftrengthen Lord Cornwa His', corps in Jerfcy, in order to enable his Lordihip, with more fecuriiy ...