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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-62
62nd Regiment of Foot
Formed as the 2nd Battalion of 4th Regiment of Foot
Designated 62nd Regiment [1758]
Arrived Quebec [May 1776]
Surrended 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
         
BF-63
63rd Regiment of Foot
Formed [1758]
Arrived at Boston [Jun 1775]
New York Campaign [1776]
Newport [Nov 1776]
Returned to New York [May 1777]
Philadelphia [winter 1777-78]
Returned to New York [1778]
Sent ot Charlestown, SC [Dec 1779]
Left United States [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-64
64th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1758]
Arrived at Boston [Jan 1769]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
Newport [Sept 1778]
Returned to New York
Sent to Charlestown, SC [Dec 1779]
Left United States [Oct 1782]


         
         
Other Books of Interest
BC-2LI-xx.
2d Light Infantry Bn.
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-2GR-xx.
2d Grenadier Bn.
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.
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-65
65th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1758]
Arrived at Boston [Jan 1769]
Understrength, men transferred, Colors returned to England [May 1776]


         
         
         
BF-71
71st Regiment of Foot (Fraser's Highlanders)
Formed 1775 as two Battalions
Arrived in New York [Jul 1776]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Third Battalion added [May 1777]
Returned to New York [Dec 1777]
Sent to Savannah [Dec 1778]
Charlestown, SC [Dec 1779]
1st Bn at Cowpens [Jan 1781]
2nd Bn at Guilford Court House, Green Spring, surrended at Yorktown [1781]
1st Bn left United States [Nov 1782]


         
BF-71-xx.
71st Regiment of Foot, 2d Battalion
21 Apr 1778 9 Sept 1778 Staten Island, New York †Original: Huntington Library, HM617.
         
BF-74
74th Regiment of Foot (Argyll Highlanders)
Formed [Dec 1777]
Arrived New York [1779]
Sent to Halifax
Sent to Penobscot, ME [Jul 1779]
Returned to Scotland [1783]


         
         
Other Books of Interest
BB-FM-aa.
BG Francis McLean's Brigade
11 Jul 1779 21 Feb 1780 Maine †Original: Massachusetts Historical Society, also microfilm: Reel 6, No. 2.
         
BF-76
76th Regiment of Foot (MacDonell's Highlanders)
Formed [Aug 1777]
Arrived New York [Aug 1779]
Sent to Virginia [Apr 1781]
Surrended 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-80
80th Regiment of Foot (Royal Edinburgh Volunteers)
Formed [1778]
Arrived in New York [Aug 1779]]
Sent to Virginia [Apr 1781]
Surrended at Yorktown [Oct 1781]


         
         
Other Books of Interest
BC-2LI-yy.
2d Light Infantry Bn.
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.
         
BF-82
82nd Regiment of Foot
Formed [1778]
Arrived in New York [Aug 1779]
Sent to Penobscot, ME [Jul 1779]
Wilmington, NC [Apr 1781]
Flank Companies surrended at Yorktown [Oct 1781]
Regiment returned to Charlestown, SC, and then New York [Apr 1782]
Left United States [April 1783]


         
         
Other Books of Interest
BB-FM-aa.
BG Francis McLean's Brigade
11 Jul 1779 21 Feb 1780 Maine †Original: Massachusetts Historical Society, also microfilm: Reel 6, No. 2.
         
BF-83
83rd Regiment of Foot (Royal Glasgow Volunteers)
Formed [1778]
Arrived in New York [1783]
Returned to Scotland [1783]


         
         
         
BF-84
84th Regiment of Foot (Royal Highland Emigrants)
Formed in Canada [1776?]
Taken on the Regular Establishment [Jan 1779]
2nd Bn sent to Charlestown, SC [Apr 1781]
Returned to New York [April 1782]
Disbanded in Canada [1784]


Orderly Books for the period before 1 Jan 1779 are listed on the Provincial Orderly Books page, under the Royal Highland Emigrants.
BF-84-xx.
84th Regiment of Foot
16 Jul 1781 27 Sept 1781 ? †Original: Clements Library.
         
BF-105
105th Regiment of Foot (Volunteers of Ireland)
Formed in Philadelphia as the Volunteers of Ireland [1777]
{see Provincial Section for details}
Taken into the Regular Establishment [Dec 1782]
Departed for England [Apr 1783]


Orderly Books for the period before 25 Dec 1782 are listed on the Provincial Orderly Books page, under the Volunteers of Ireland and 2d American Regiment. .
         
         


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