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British Orderly Books - Foot

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

Unit Begin Date End Date Location Source/Options
BF-3
3rd Regiment of Foot (The Buffs)
Formed for service in the Low Countries [1572]
Established as the third regiment of the British Line [1665]
Designated 3rd Regiment [1751]
Arrived Charlestown, SC [Mar. 1781]
Siege of Ninety-Six [1781]
To West Indies [Dec. 1782]

         
         
         
BF-4
4th (Kings Own) Regiment of Foot
Formed as 2nd Tangier Regiment [1680]
Designated the Duchess of York and Albany's Regiment [1684]
Queen's Marines [1685]
King's Own Regiment [1715]
Designated 4th Regiment [1751]
Arrived at Boston [Jun 1774]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
To West Indies [Nov. 1778]

         
         
         
BF-5
5th Regiment of Foot
Formed as a Holland Regiment [1674]
Designated 5th Regiment [1751]
Arrived Boston [Jul 1774]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
To West Indies[Nov 1778]

         
         
         
BF-6
6th Regiment of Foot
Formed as a Holland Regiment [1673]
Designated 6th Regiment [1751]
Arrived at New York from the West Indies [Oct 1776]
Men drafted into other regiments and officers returned to England [Dec 1776]

         
         
         
BF-7
7th Regiment of Foot (Royal Fusileers)
Formed as Our Royal Regiment of Fusileers [1685]
Designated 7th Regiment [1751]
Arrived Quebec [Jul 1773]
Surrendered at St. Johns and Chambly [1775]
Reformed in New York [1777]
Philadelphia [Winter 1777-78]
Returned to New York [1778]
Siege of Charlestown [1780]
Battle of Cowpens [1781]
Returned to New York [Aug 1782]
Returned to England [1783]

         
BF-7-xx.
7th Regiment of Foot
27 Apr 1778 27 Jun 1778 Philadelphia, Evasham, Mount Holly, Haddenfield, Blackhorse, Rising Sun, Monmouth Court House ‡Original: New Jersey State Archives, RG: Dept of defense; SubGroup: Adjutant General's Office; Series: Loyalist Manuscripts 1776-1783; Manuscript#: Box 3, #202-L. Transcript: NJSA: Copies of RevWar Manuscripts, Box 28-29, #44. Copy Hist Soc Penn, Am 625.
Other Books of Interest
B-RS-aa
Recruiting Service
Chatham Garrison
20 Mar 1780 5 Aug 1780 Chatham Barracks, Elizabeth transport, Portsmouth ‡Original: West Yorkshire Archives, SH:7/A/4
         
BF-8
8th (King's) Regiment of Foot
Formed as Princess Anne of Denmark's Regiment [1685]
Designated the Kings Regiment [1715]
Designated 8th Regiment [1751]
Arrived in Canada [summer 1768]
Garrisoned Michimackinac, Oswego, Niagara, Detroit through 1785

         
         
Other Books of Interest
B-RS-aa
Recruiting Service
Chatham Garrison
20 Mar 1780 5 Aug 1780 Chatham Barracks, Elizabeth transport, Portsmouth ‡Original: West Yorkshire Archives, SH:7/A/4
         
BF-9
9th Regiment of Foot
Formed in 1685
Designated 9th Regiment [1751]
Arrived Quebec [May 1776]
Surrendered at Saratoga [Oct 1777]

         
         
Other Books of Interest
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.
         
BF-10
10th Regiment of Foot
Formed in 1685
Designated 10th Regiment [1751]
Arrived Boston [Oct 1774]
New York Campaign [1776]
Newport [Nov 1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
Men drafted into other regiments and officers returned to England [1778]

         
BF-10-xx.
10th Regiment of Foot
3 Mar 1775 25 Apr 1775 Boston ‡Original: Clements Library, #8.
         
BF-14
14th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1685]
Designated 14th Regiment [1751]
Arrived Virginia from the West Indies [1775]
Sent to New York [1776]
Men drafted into other regiments and officers returned to England [Dec 1776]


         
BF-14-yy.
14th Regiment of Foot
1776 1776 ? †Original: National Army Museum, mss. 5904-175
         
BF-15
15th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1685]
Designated 15th Regiment [1751]
Siege of Charleston, SC [1776]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
To West Indies [Nov 1778]


         
BF-15-xx.
15th Regiment of Foot
9 Dec 1776 15 Feb 1777 ? †Original: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Hamilton Papers.
Other Books of Interest
B-RS-aa
Recruiting Service
Chatham Garrison
20 Mar 1780 5 Aug 1780 Chatham Barracks, Elizabeth transport, Portsmouth ‡Original: West Yorkshire Archives, SH:7/A/4
         
BF-16
16th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1688]
Designated 16th Regiment [1751]
Arrived in New York [1767]
Sent to Florida [1767]
Defense of Baton Rouge [1779]
Siege of Pensacola [1781]
Returned to England [Mar 1782]


         
         
Other Books of Interest
B-RS-aa
Recruiting Service
Chatham Garrison
20 Mar 1780 5 Aug 1780 Chatham Barracks, Elizabeth transport, Portsmouth ‡Original: West Yorkshire Archives, SH:7/A/4
         
BF-17
17th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1688]
Designated 17th Regiment [1751]
Arrived Boston [Dec 1775]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
Sent to Virginia [Apr 1781]
Surrendered at Yorktown [Oct 1781]
Exchanged and sent to Nova Scotia [Nov 1783]


         
BF-17-uu.
17th Regiment of Foot
11 Oct 1776 28 Dec 1776 New York, White Plains, Mile Square Camp, Delancy's Mills, Newark, Trenton, Princeton, Middlebush, New Brunswick ‡Original: NYHS, also microfilm: #41; reel 4.
BF-17-vv.
17th Regiment of Foot
16 Aug 1778 2 Jan 1779 New York,
Morris' House
‡Original: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Am 618; also published 8.
BF-17-ww.
17th Regiment of Foot
26 Jan 1779 1 Apr 1779 New York, Morris' House †Original: NARA, also microfilm: M853, v163, r17.
BF-17-xx.
17th Regiment of Foot
14 Feb 1779 29 Jun 1779 Stony Point †Original: Huntington Library, HM 1434.
BF-17-yy.
17th Regiment of Foot
14 June 1779 12 Jul 1779 Stony Point, Verplanck's Point †Original: NARA, also microfilm: M853, v163, r17.
         
BF-18
18th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot
Formed [1684]
Designated 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment [1751]
Arrived Boston from Nova Scotia [Oct 1774]
Men drafted into other regiments and officers returned to England [1775]


         
         
         
BF-19
19th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1688]
Designated 19th Regiment [1751]
Arrived Charlestown, SC [Jun 1781]
Siege of Ninety-Six [1781]
To West Indies [Dec 1782]


         
         
Other Books of Interest
B-RS-aa
Recruiting Service
Chatham Garrison
20 Mar 1780 5 Aug 1780 Chatham Barracks, Elizabeth transport, Portsmouth ‡Original: West Yorkshire Archives, SH:7/A/4
         
BF-20
20th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1688]
Designated 20th Regiment [1751]
Arrived Quebec [May 1776]
Surrendered at Saratoga [Oct 1777]


         
         
Other Books of Interest
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.
B-RS-aa
Recruiting Service
Chatham Garrison
20 Mar 1780 5 Aug 1780 Chatham Barracks, Elizabeth transport, Portsmouth ‡Original: West Yorkshire Archives, SH:7/A/4
         


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