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... corps to advance to the attack of the hill, following himfelf at tbe head of rhe brigades. The Light infantry about that time having been reinforced by the Light Company, the Gre- nadier Company, and tw-o other companies ofthe Guards, who joined them vvith ...

Published: Monday 14 October 1776
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1599 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

L O N- DO N

... where QUr General poftcd ty.*o battalions of light infantry, to prevent our being' flanked on our right, or be- ing attacked in our rear by the caufeway. He alfo pofted two battalions. bf light infantry, Giant and Macdonald's corps, and ?? ; the American ...

Published: Monday 26 August 1776
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2351 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

LONDON

... we could plainly fee with our glaffes. On the 25th, at night, his Excellency detached five Bri- tish regiments of infantry, Prefton 's light horfe, our corps of volunteers, and a body of murines, all tinder the com- mand of General Pigot; we croffed at ...

Published: Saturday 14 September 1776
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2470 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

... Commander in Chief. Return ofthe Killed, Wounded, and Miffing, of the follow- ing Corps, Aug. 27, 17711. Fiift battalion cf Light Infantry. 4 Rank and file, kill- ed. 2 Serjeants, 1 drummer, 21 rank and file, wounded. 1 Rank and file, miffing. Seconti ditto ...

Published: Monday 14 October 1776
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1726 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: none

E 'D I N BURG H

... about nine o'clock. The Signal ?? v ?? given, by firing tliree cannon, for the Heflians to a Ami. in the front, and the light infantry attacked the enemy the wood. A ihort tkirniifh enfued; but the 1 ?? . finding their fii. nation, retreated inco the woad ...

Published: Wednesday 16 October 1776
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 782 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

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... black hair, born in the county of Hartford, and pariih eif Coddicote, by trade a labourer; had on, when he went off, a light infantry j acket, cap, and fide- arms. JAMES NISH, aged 21 years, 5 feet 5I inches high, frefh com- plexion, full vifage, a little ...

Published: Saturday 09 November 1776
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Advertisement | Words: 5924 | Page: 3, 4 | Tags: Classifieds 

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 

I EDINBURGH

... privates killed. — A few .J^ks thereafter we landed on the Continent, about 28 miles foove New York, where a battalion of light infantry attacked ur 3000 of the rebels, and beat them back to their entrench- J. AT — ?? le z Bth inftant, we had a regular engagement ...

Published: Wednesday 25 December 1776
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1021 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

L O N DON

... New York ifland; the rebels are throwing .p .works at Hellgate to oppose us. General Clinton, with the grenadiers and light infantry, is opposite to Hellgate. The Rofe a:*d Roebuck svent tip the E ift rive- yefterday with all the flat-bottom boats. The ...

Published: Wednesday 16 October 1776
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1858 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Extrail rfa letter from an officer to a gentleman in Glafgons),.dated Chamblee, Attg-efl 9

... ago, upon lake Champlain;' tvi-b canoes, with favages, from St Francois, one of Canadians, and his own, manned with 14 light infantry. He obferved a large batteau, with one. Captain, one Lieutenant, and 30 privates .ofihe Provin- cials, who were returning ...

Published: Saturday 05 October 1776
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1586 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: none

LONDON

... and faid to be worth 20,gc.0 1. ftcrling, he retook juef as ihe was entering Bofton harbour; 'twas in the night, but moon-light, when the prize-matter being alked by one of the Nevis's people, how far it was to Boiton harbour, told him he was only going ...

Published: Monday 28 October 1776
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2460 | Page: 2 | Tags: none