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      1st Battalion of Grenadiers       2d Battalion of Grenadiers

      3d Battalion of Grenadiers       4th Battalion of Grenadiers

      1st Battalion of Light Infantry       2d Battalion of Light Infantry       3d Battalion of Light Infantry

      Miscellaneous Composite Regiments


British Orderly Books - Composite

Last Updated 22 July 2001
© 2000, 2001 John K. Robertson and Don Hagist

Unit Begin Date End Date Location Source/Options
BC-BG
Brigade of Guards for American Service
Formed [Feb 1776]
by drafting men from the three regiments of Foot Guards
Arrived in New York [Aug 1776]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
Sent to Charlestown, SC [Aug 1780]
Surrended at Yorktown [Oct 1781]


         
BC-1BG-uu.
1st Battalion of Guards
9 Mar 1776 1 May 1778 England, Staten Island, New Utrecht, Newtown, York Island, New Rochelle, White Plains, Dobbs Ferry, Delancy Mills, Newark, Amboy, Rariton's Landing, Trenton, Brunswick, Head of Elk, Brandywine, Germantown, Philadelphia †Original: Clements, #12.
BC-1BG-vv.
1st Battalion of Guards
14 Aug 1776 28 Jan 1777 Staten Island, New Utrecht, Newtown, York Island, New Rochelle, White Plains, Dobbs Ferry, Delancy Mills, Newark, Amboy, Rariton's Landing, Trenton, Brunswick †Original: NYHS, also microfilm: #37; reel 3.
BC-2BG-xx.
2nd Battalion of Guards
26 Oct 1777 17 Dec 1777 Philadelphia †Original: NARA, also microfilm: T922.
BC-1BG-ww.
1st Battalion of Guards
29 Jan 1778 9 Aug 1778 Philadelphia, Freehold, New York ‡Original: LOC, also microfilm: Washington Papers, ser. 6B, Vol 4, reel 118, also available on the web, type "orderly book" and select by date.
BC-1BG-xx.
1st Battalion of Guards
7 Aug 1778 25 Dec 1778 New York †Original: NYHS, also microfilm: #65; reel 6.
BC-1BG-yy.
1st Battalion of Guards
27 Dec 1778 14 May 1779 New York †Original: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Newbold-Irvine papers, Gen. Irvine Box 5.
BC-1BG-zz.
1st Battalion of Guards
1 Jan 1779 28 Dec 1779 New York, Laurel Hill, Morris' House †Original: NYHS, also microfilm: #77; reel 6.
BC-1BG-aa.
1st Battalion of Guards
28 Aug 1780 10 Mar 1781 New York, aboard ship, Norfolk, Charlestown, Guilford Court House †Original: NC Dept of Archives & History , also published 5.
         
BC-1GR
1st Battalion of Grenadiers

         
         
         
BC-2GR
2nd Battalion of Grenadiers

         
BC-2GR-xx.
Grenadier Company from 64th Regiment of Foot.
1 Jun 1778 27 Jun 1778 Philadelphia, New Jersey ‡Original: LOC, also microfilm: Washington Papers, ser. 6B, Vol 5, reel 118, also available on the web, type in "orderly book," select by date.
         
BC-3GR
3rd Battalion of Grenadiers

         
         
         
BC-4GR
4th Battalion of Grenadiers

         
         
         
BC-1LI
1st Battalion of Light Infantry

         
BC-1LI-xx.
Light Infantry Co. from 27th Regiment of Foot.
4 Aug 1778 16 Oct 1778 New York ‡Original: LOC, also microfilm: Washington Papers, ser. 6B, Vol 6, reel 118, also available on the web, type in "orderly book," select by date.
         
BC-2LI
2nd Battalion of Light Infantry

         
BC-2LI-xx.
Light Infantry Co. from 64th Regiment of Foot.
14 Sept 1777 3 Oct 1777 Germantown ‡Original: LOC, also microfilm: Washinton Papers, ser 6B, vol 3, reel 117, also available on the web, type in "orderly book," select by date.
BC-2LI-yy.
Capt. John Hathorn's Light Infantry Company from 80th Regiment.
28 Jun 1781 19 Oct 1781 Williamsburg to Yorktown †Original: Boston Public Library, microfilm RBD 1212 MS.
         
BC-3LI
3rd Battalion of Light Infantry

         
         
         
BC-MSC
Miscellaneous Composite Regiments

         
BC-MSC-xx.
Lt. Col. James Agnew's Grenadier Battalion
Capt. John Hatfield's Grenadier Co. from 43d Regiment of Foot
7 Feb 1776 14 Mar 1776 Boston ‡Original: LOC, #951.
BC-MSC-ww.
Major Acland's Grenadier Battalion
8 Oct 1776 4 Mar 1777 Point au Fer, Crown Point, Valcour Island, Verchere, Montreal ‡Original: Society of the Cincinnati, MSS L1996F76
BC-MSC-yy.
Major Acland's Grenadier Battalion
Grenadier Co. from 47th Regiment of Foot
7 Jun 1777 3 Jul 1777 Point au Fer, River Bouquet, Chimney Point, Three Mile Point, Crown Point, camp before Ticonderoga ‡Original: NYHS, also microfilm: #46; reel 4.
BC-MSC-zz.
Flank Battalion, Long Island, 1783
11 Sep 1783 23 Oct 1783 Long Island ‡Original: National Archives of Scotland Campbell of Balliveolan Muniments, GD 13/94.
         
Index of Units Serving in Canada or the United States
 
16th Dragoons       17th Dragoons

      Brigade of Guards

      1st Battalion of Grenadiers       2d Battalion of Grenadiers

      3d Battalion of Grenadiers       4th Battalion of Grenadiers

      1st Battalion of Light Infantry       2d Battalion of Light Infantry       3d Battalion of Light Infantry

      Miscellaneous Composite Regiments

      3d Foot       4th Foot       5th Foot       6th Foot       7th Foot       8th Foot

      9th Foot       10th Foot       14th Foot       15th Foot       16th Foot       17th Foot

      18th Foot       19th Foot       20th Foot       21st Foot       22d Foot       23d Foot

      24th Foot       26th Foot       27th Foot       28th Foot       29th Foot       30th Foot

      31st Foot       33d Foot       34th Foot       35th Foot       37th Foot       38th Foot

      40th Foot       42d Foot       43d Foot       44th Foot       45th Foot       46th Foot

      47th Foot       49th Foot       52d Foot       53d Foot       54th Foot

      55th Foot       57th Foot       59th Foot       60th Foot       62d Foot       63d Foot

      64th Foot       65th Foot       71st Foot       74th Foot       76th Foot

      80th Foot       82d Foot       83d Foot       84th Foot       105th Foot

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