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... Volunteers ferving with ift Light Infantry. James Forreft, William M'lntofh, wounded. . a Ditto ferving with 2d Light lnfanjry. Smithf. Waller, Half- Pay Enfign Gordon, wounded. N. B. Captain Wolfe, of the 40th Light- Infantry, killed. and ...

Published: Friday 12 December 1777
Newspaper: Derby Mercury
County: Derbyshire, England
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WEDNESDAY'S POST

... the exesffive Heat in the Day, I took Advantage of the Moon-light to rejoin Lieu- ?? Knyphaufen, who had advanced to Nut Swamp near Middletown. * tjtb Light Dragoms. id Battalion Light Infantry. Htffuin Yagers, ift and ?? Brigades Britijh. Stern s and ...

Published: Friday 21 August 1778
Newspaper: Derby Mercury
County: Derbyshire, England
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Saturday and Sundays POSTS

... o'clock the fame night the van of the army, commanded by Lieutenant General Clin- ton,'confuting of the light dragoons and brigade ot light infantry, the referve under the command of Lord Cornwallis, excepting the 4zd regiment, which was polled to the ...

Published: Friday 18 October 1776
Newspaper: Derby Mercury
County: Derbyshire, England
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SATURDAY'S POST

... one Th_ou- fand Men to attack the Light Infantry pofted in Front under the Command of Lieutenant-Colonel Abercromby; the Con- fequence of which was, that upon the firft Onfet ofthe zd Battalion of ths Light Infantry, and Part of the rft, they were inftantly ...

Published: Friday 23 January 1778
Newspaper: Derby Mercury
County: Derbyshire, England
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SATURDAY'S POST

... anxious that no Step fhould be omitted for the Security of Verplanks and Recovery of Stoney-Point, I had embarked with the Light Infantry, and joined General Stirling in Haverftraw Bay. My whole Army being within my Reach, I had fome Hopes of being able to ...

Published: Friday 08 October 1779
Newspaper: Derby Mercury
County: Derbyshire, England
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WEDNESDAYS POST

... Enemy, on June 30. I ordered the advanced Corps, con- fifting of the Britifh'Light Infantry and Grena- diers, the ?? Regiment, fome Canadians an_t Savages, and ten Pieces of Light 'Arulftry, and* the Command of Brigadier-General Fraxer, to move from Putnam ...

Published: Friday 22 August 1777
Newspaper: Derby Mercury
County: Derbyshire, England
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SATURDAY'S POST

... to form a Referve. The Grenadiers and tii Regiment were fome Part of the Time brought into ftion, as were Part of the Light Infantry ; and mil thefe «ps charged with their ufual Spirit. ?? The Riflemen, and other Parts of Breymen's CoT g&i™g*& bof Service ...

Published: Friday 19 December 1777
Newspaper: Derby Mercury
County: Derbyshire, England
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THURSDAYS POST

... Kingfbridge on the 7th, under a ftrong Efcort, with a Detach- ment cf ChafTeurs, to join Lieutenant-General Two Battalions of Light Infantry, and the Re- mainder of the ChafTeurs, with 4 Field Pieces, took Poft next Day on the Communication to Kingfbridge. On ...

Published: Saturday 27 December 1777
Newspaper: Derby Mercury
County: Derbyshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 2200 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

WARLEY COMMON

... joined the other Troops. The Artillery came to the Ground in grand Brigades, and was fubdivided amongft the Infantry. The Grenadiers and Light Infantry formed a diftinfl and feparate Line by themfelves. The whole were then carefully infpe&ed by the proper ...

Published: Friday 21 August 1778
Newspaper: Derby Mercury
County: Derbyshire, England
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SATURDAY'S POST

... Preparations were inftantly made for landing a Body of Men to drive them off, and ten Compa- nies ofthe Grenadiers, ten of Light Infantry, with the sth, 38th, 43d, and 5 2d, Battalions, with a Proportion of Field Artillery, under the Com- mand of Major-General ...

Published: Friday 28 July 1775
Newspaper: Derby Mercury
County: Derbyshire, England
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AMERICA

... the Marquis de la Fayette to take the Command of the whole ad- vanced Corps, including Maxwell's Brigade and Morgan's Light Infantry, with Orders to take the firft fair Opportunity of attacking the Enemy's Rear. In tlie Evening of the fame Day, the whole ...

Published: Friday 11 September 1778
Newspaper: Derby Mercury
County: Derbyshire, England
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Extratl of a Letterfrom Ha mburgh, Aug. 30

... Authenticity. Deab Jack, «* On the 25th at Night, hi* Excellency General Howe, detached five Britifh Regiments of Infantry, Prefton's Light Korfe, our Corps of Volunteers, and a Body of Marines, all under the Command of General Pigot; we croffed at Con- ...

Published: Friday 06 September 1776
Newspaper: Derby Mercury
County: Derbyshire, England
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