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British Orderly Books - Foot

Last Updated 12 August 2001
© 2000, 2001 John K. Robertson and Don Hagist

Unit Begin Date End Date Location Source/Options
BF-42
42nd Regiment of Foot (Royal Highland Regiment)
Formed as The Highland Regiment [1739]
Designated 42nd Regiment [1751]
Arrived at New York [July 1776]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
Siege of Charlestown, SC [1780]
Portsmouth, VA Raid [1780]
Sent to Halifax [Sept 1783]


         
BF-42-xx.
42d Regiment of Foot
30 Apr 1776 16 Nov 1776 New York, New Jersey †Original: National Archives of Scotland, Cunninghamme of Thorton papers; also microfilm: Morristown, reel 363.
         
BF-43
43rd Regiment of Foot

Formed 1741
Designated 43rd Regiment [1751]
Arrived Boston [Jul 1774]
New York Campaign [1776]
Rhode Island [1777-1779]
Returned to New York
Sent to Virginia [Apr 1781]
Surrendered at Yorktown [Oct 1781]


         
BF-43-xx.
43d Regiment of Foot
23 May 1781 25 Aug 1781 Virginia ‡Original:LOC, #954. vol. 1; Transcript: British Library, Add. Ms. 42,449.
BF-43-yy.
43d Regiment of Foot
26 Aug 1781 22 Oct 1781 Virginia ‡Original: LOC, #954. vol. 2; Transcript: British Library, Add. Ms. 42,450.
Other Books of Interest
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.
BB-FS-aa.
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-44
44th Regiment of Foot
Formed 1741
Designated the 44th Regiment [1751]
Arrived at Boston [Jul 1775]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
Sent to Canada [Sept 1779]
Remained in Canada until 1786


         
         
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-45
45th Regiment of Foot
Formed 1741
Designated the 45th Regiment [1751]
Arrived Boston [Jul 1775]
New York Campaign [1776]
Men drafted into other regiments and officers returned to England [1778]


         
         
         
BF-46
46th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1741]
Designated 46th Regiment [1751]
Siege of Charleston, SC [1776]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
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-47
47th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1741]
Designated 47th Regiment [1751]
Arrived New Jersey [1773]
Sent to Boston [Oct 1774]
Sent to Quebec [Mar 1776]
Surrendered at Saratoga [Oct 1777]


         
BF-47-xx.
47th Regiment of Foot
16 Jul 1777 6 Oct 1777 Skenesborough, Fort Edward, Fort Ann, Pitch Pine Plain, Fort Miller, Dewart's House, Jones' House, Batten Kill, Schuyler's House, Swordstown, Freeman's Farm ‡Original: Fort Ticonderoga Museum, also typescript copy: Adirondack Community College Library, Glen Falls, NY., William H. Hill Collection.
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-49
49th Regiment of Foot
Formed [1744]
Designated 49th Regiment [1751]
Arrived at Boston [Jun 1775]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
To the West Indies [Nov 1778]


         
BF-49-xx.
49th Regiment of Foot
25 Jun 1777 10 Sep 1777 New York, Elk Ferry ‡Original: LOC, also microfilm: Washington Papers, ser. 6B, vol 2, 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
         
BF-52
52nd Regiment of Foot
Formed as the 54th Regiment of Foot [1755]
Renumbered 52nd Regiment [1757]
Arrived at Boston [Oct 1774]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
Men drafted into other regiments and officers returned to England [Aug 1778]


         
         
         
BF-53
53rd Regiment of Foot
Formed as the 55th Regiment of Foot [1755]
Renumbered 53rd Regiment [1757]
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-54
54th Regiment of Foot
Formed as 56th Regiment of Foot [1755]
Renumbered 54th Regiment [1757]
Siege of Charlestown, SC [1776]
New York Campaign [1776]
Rhode Island [1777- 1779]
Sent to New York [Jun 1779]
Sent to Halifax [Sept 1782]


         
         
Other Books of Interest
BB-FS-aa.
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-55
55th Regiment of Foot
Formed as the 57th Regiment of Foot [1755]
Renumbered 55th Regiment [1757]
Arrived at Boston [Dec 1775]
New York Campaign [1776]
Philadelphia Campaign [1777]
Returned to New York [1778]
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-57
57th Regiment of Foot
Formed as the 59th Regiment of Foot [1755]
Renumbered 57th Regiment [1757]
Siege of Charlestown, SC [May 1776]
New York Campaign [1776]
Sent to Halifax [Sept 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-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-59
59th Regiment of Foot
Formed as the 61st Regiment of Foot [1755]
Renumbered 59th Regiment [1757]
Arrived at Boston [1774]
Men drafted into other regiments and officers returned to England [1776]


         
         
         
BF-60
60th (Royal American) Regiment of Foot
Formed as the 62nd (Royal American) Regiment of Foot [1755]
Renumbered as 60th Regiment [1757]
Two Battalions serving in the Indies at the beginning of the war; two additional Battalions raised during the war.
Arrived in Georgia from the Indies [2d, 3d and 4th Battalions, 1779]
Defense of Savannah [4th Battalion, 1779]
Baton Rouge [3d Battalion, 1779]
Mobile [4th Battalion, 1779]
Siege of Pensacola [3d and 4th Battalions, 1781]


         
BF-60-xx.
60th Regiment
4 Nov 1771 13 Mar 1773 Niagara, New York, La Prairie, St. Johns, Antiqua, Chateaubelair †Original: LOC, #950.
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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