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British Orderly Books - Foot

Last Updated 23 August 2002
© 2000, 2002 John K. Robertson and Don Hagist

Unit Begin Date End Date Location Source/Options
BF-21
21st Regiment of Foot (Royal North British Fusileers)
Formed as The Earl of Mar's Regiment of Foot [before 1678]
Redesignated the The Royal Regiment of North British Fusileers [1707]
Designated 21st 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-22
22nd Regiment of Foot
Formed [1689]
Designated 22nd Regiment [1751]
Arrived at Boston [July 1775]
New York Campaign [1776]
Rhode Island [1777-1779]
New York [1780-1783]
Returned to England [1783]


         
         
Other Books of Interest
BB-FS-xx.
BG Francis Smith's Brigade
28 Nov 1776 6 Jan 1778 Rhode Island †Original: Public Record Office WO 63/2, also microfilm.
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-JM-aa.
Brigadier Marsh's Brigade
4 May 1782 20 Oct 1782 Staten Island ‡Original: Newberry Library, "Craven Orderly Book", Case MS F 8326.2
         
BF-23
23rd Regiment of Foot (Royal Welch Fusileers)
Formed [1689]
Designated the Prince of Wales's Own Royal Regiment of Welch Fusileers [1714]
Designated The Royal Welch Fusileers [1727]
Numbered the 23rd Regiment [1751]
Arrived New York [Jun 1773]
Boston [1774]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
Siege Charlestown, SC [1780]
Cornwallis' southern campaigns [1780-1781]
Surrendered at Yorktown [Oct 1781]


         
         
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-24
24th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1689]
Designated 24th 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-26
26th Regiment of Foot (Cameronians)
Formed [1689]
Designated 26th Regiment [1751]
Arrived at New Jersey [Summer 1767]
Sent to Canada [Apr 1775]
Surrendered at St. Johns and Exchanged [Dec 1776]
Reformed in New York
Philadelphia [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
Men drafted into other regiments and officers returned to England [Dec 1779]


         
BF-26-xx.
General Orders issued in America
1764 1783 ? †Original: Royal Museum of Scotland
         
BF-27
27th Regiment of Foot (Enniskillings)
Formed [1689]
Designated 27th (Enniskillings) Regiment [1751]
Arrived at Boston [Oct 1775]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1777]
To West Indies [Nov 1778]


         
BF-27-xx.
27th Regiment of Foot
3 Jun 1776 8 Aug 1776 Halifax ‡Original: NY Public Library.
Other Books of Interest
BC-1LI-xx.
1st Light Infantry Bn.
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.
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-28
28th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1690]
Designated 28th Regiment [1751]
Siege of Charleston, SC [May 1776]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
To West Indies [Nov 1778]


         
BF-28-xx.
28th Regiment of Foot, General Gray's Company
1 Mar 1778 20 May 1778 Philadelphia ‡Original: Private collection; also microfilm, Rutgers University Library.
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-29
29th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1704]
Designated 29th Regiment [1751]
Arrived Boston [Sept 1768]
Returned to England [1773]
Arrived Quebec [May 1776]
Remained in Canada until 1787


         
BF-29-xx.
29th Regiment of Foot
9 Dec 1781 16 Nov 1783 Terre Bonne, Montreal, Lechienne, St. Johns ‡Original: National Archives of Canada, MG23, K1, Malcom Fraser Papers, Vol. XXVIII.
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-30
30th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1702]
Designated the 30th Regiment [1751]
Arrived in Charlestown, SC [Jun 1781]
To West Indies [Dec 1782]


         
         
         
BF-31
31st Regiment of Foot
Raised as Villier's marine corps [1702]
Reformed as a regiment of foot [1715]
Designated 31st Regiment [1751]
Arrived in Quebec [May 1776]
Remained in Canada until 1787


         
         
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
         
BF-33
33rd Regiment of Foot
Formed [1702]
Designated 33rd Regiment [1751]
Siege of Charleston, SC [1776]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign[1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
Siege Charlestown, SC [1780]
Cornwallis' southern campaigns [1780-1781]
Surrendered at Yorktown [Oct 1781]
Exchanged and sent to Halifax [Sept 1783]


         
         
         
BF-34
34th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1702]
Designated 34rd Regiment [1751]
Arrived Quebec [May 1776]
Siege of Fort Stanwix [1777]
Garrisoned Niagara and other northern posts until 1786


         
         
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
         
BF-35
35th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1701]
Designated 35th Regiment [1751]
Arrived Boston [Jun 1775]
New York Campaign [1776]
To West Indies [Nov 1778]


         
         
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-37
37th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1702]
Designated 37th Regiment [1751]
Siege of Charleston, SC [1776]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
Departed the United States [1783]


         
         
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-38
38th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1702]
Designated 38th Regiment [1751]
Arrived at Boston [Jul 1774]
New York Campaign [1776]
Rhode Island [1778]
Returned to New York [1779]
Returned to England [1783]


         
         
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-40
40th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1717]
Designated the 40th Regiment [1751]
Arrived at Boston [Jun 1775]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
To West Indies [Nov 1778]
Returned to New York [Aug 1781]
Returned to England [1783]


         
BF-40-xx.
40th Regiment of Foot
6 Oct 1776 27 Dec 1776 New York, Hillsboro †Original: Massachusetts Historical Society, also microfilm: Reel 6, No. 1. This book was captured(?) and reused by the American Army as AR-04A-01
BF-40-yy.
40th Regiment of Foot
20 Apr 1777 28 Aug 1777 Amboy, New York ‡Original: LOC, also microfilm: Washington Papers, ser. 6B, vol 1, reel 117, also available on the web, type in :orderly book," select by date.
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
         


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