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1. OND O N

... Ireland arrived here, with the ',sth, 49th, and 63d re- giment of foot, an.l 1 7th of light dragoons, all of whom, except part of the 49th, were landeel. ?? At day light ou Saturday morning, the 17th in- ft. tnt, 1 was awaked by fomc cannon fired from the ...

Published: Monday 31 July 1775
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2289 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Whitehall, July 25, 177 c

... Preparations were inlhuuly made for lan-Jinr- a body of men 10 drive them off; and ten companies of the grenadiers, ten of light infantry, witb the fth, 38th, 4** d, and t,ic[, battalions, with a proportion of field ur- tilliiry, under the command of Major ...

Published: Saturday 29 July 1775
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1390 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

From the London G-zelie, June 13,

... oppdfition to his Majefty's government, de- i : :ed, on the ?? of April at night, the grenadiers of his army, and the light infantry, under the command pi Lieutenant Colonel Smith ofthe icth regiment, and ] Eajor Pitcaime ofthc marines, with order:, to ...

Published: Wednesday 14 June 1775
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1059 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

r.Oris10* £'yen in fir fupprefing the Avia.l-.-ca:; Rebellion

... fyftem of the moft im- itsnt fervice, to aft with the King's armies duiing a hch or a Spanilh war. Such a corps of light armed ■iian infantry, to co-operate withthe regular batta- csinthe attack of the Spanifli fettlemcnts, would it many troops, would encreafe ...

Published: Monday 30 October 1775
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 528 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

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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

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

LONDON

... There are whole companies of that fociety daily under arms ; in particular the light infantry company of the firft battalion in this city is compofed of them, in a uniform of light blue and bnff. It is faid, that upon the meeting of Parliament, Lord North's ...

Published: Wednesday 09 August 1775
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1562 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

LONDON

... blockade. Their out centinels, the other day, called t *> pars to feni oat the light-hoife, that they might beat them as they had beaten the grenadiers and light infantry ; and fingie men of them have been fo impudent as to Sre a mufquet at the King's ...

Published: Wednesday 26 July 1775
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 799 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

I* EDI M B U R G H

... The firft divifion of the troops from ere j u ft g ot j n i; e f ore this happened, arid feve- nies of grenadiers and light infantry that 'y the flight before, were iv the attick. Se- Pinies had but two of three men left; arid an > had neither Captain ...

Published: Saturday 05 August 1775
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1008 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

Extrall ofa letter from an officer in the Kir.fr. I

... We failed from Bofton on the 6th Sep::' oar fmall army coniiiting oft. companies of foot, f panics of grenadiers and light infantry, and 5c B artillery, amounting to about tjco ftrong, ail taw command of the Right Hon. Earl Percy. An unfortunate dif ...

Published: Saturday 21 October 1775
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 803 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: none

EDI NBURGH

... the caufe to the Lord Ordinary, th_: proof might be taken as to this i'aift. Th_ 17th regiment of light dragoons, and the 3-: 49th, and 63d of infantry, are now in their mare:: Cork, to embark for America : and the Md, 40th, 44 and 4511 regiments of foot ...

Published: Wednesday 22 February 1775
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1004 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

LONDON

... ing in September. A detail oftlie forces to be employed in America, for the year 1 776. .Cl Regiment of Light .Cavalry, i 250 ._ Reg. of Infantry, at \z comp. each, 22,300 H J Artillery, . . . «oo 00 (Marines, . . - 2.2C0 To be raifed by Genera! Cai leton ...

Published: Wednesday 18 October 1775
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1051 | Page: 1 | Tags: none