Loyalist Orderly Books
The On-Line Institute for Advanced Loyalist Studies (Tolifals) distiguishes 4 major types of Loyalist troop units. Information on these different type units are summarized below. For further information, go to TOLIFALS.
This website is mainly focused on the orderly books of provincial regiments fighting against Continental Troops in North America (i.e. The West Indies and Canadian Island Provinces are out; Florida, Quebec, Ohio, etc. are in). Only when found, are books of other types of Loyalist Regiments listed.1
|Loyalist Regiment Types|
Areas under British Control
Volunteer Local Corps
Refugees & Associators
thru Treasury Office
|Mostly NOT paid, except in the Carolinas||Might be paid||NOT paid|
Earn money by
|Clothing||From Inspector General of Provincial Forces||Mostly did NOT receive, except in the Carolinas||Wore Uniform Clothing||Mostly w/o Uniforms|
|Area of Service||Anywhere in North America||Home Province, some border crossings||Home Province||?|
2Provincial regiments could be elevated in status to the American Establishment, by meeting personnel quotas, and performing valuble services to the Crown. This honor was conferred on only five provincial regiments.