Historical Record of the Sixty-seventh, Or the South Hampshire Regiment: Containing an Account of the Formation of the Regiment in 1758, and of Its Subsequent Services to 1849
Parker, Furnivall & Parker, 1849 - 52 pages
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Historical Record of the Sixty-Seventh, Or the South Hampshire Regiment
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20th Regt 30th of November Amulneir appointed April arms arrived artillery Asseer attack Barrosa battalion embarked battery Belle-Isle Bombay Brevet brigade Brigadier-General Brigadier-General Doveton Brigadier-General Sir John Britain British Cadiz Captain capture Colonel Huskinson colonelcy colour corps decease December depot companies despatch detachment ditto division enemy Ensign February fire flank companies Foot Guards force fortress of Asseerghur garrison Gibraltar grenadiers Hamilton Lambert head-quarters Honorable Ireland island James Wolfe January July June King George III Lieut.-General Lieutenant Lieutenant-Colonel Lieutenant-General Lord Lord Frederick Cavendish Lord William Bentinck Lordship Majesty's sixty-seventh regiment Major Owen Major-General Major-General Sir Mallygaum matchlocks Minorca numbers October officers promoted Quebec rank and file rank of major-general regiment marched regiment of foot regiment proceeded Royal Scots Santi Petri second battalion September serjeant seventh regiment siege Sir Henry Erskine Sir William Keppel six companies sixty sixty-seventh regiment soldiers SOUTH HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT stationed surrendered Tarragona troops Twentieth regiment valour wounded
Page xvi - French nobility and an army said to amount to 60,000 men, and gained a complete victory. During the seventy years' war between the United Provinces of the Netherlands and the Spanish monarchy, which commenced in. 1578 and terminated in 1648, the British infantry in the service of the States-General were celebrated for their unconquerable spirit and firmness;* and in the thirty years' war between the Protestant Princes and the Emperor of Germany, the British Troops in the service of Sweden and other...
Page iii - PREFACE. THE character and credit of the British Army must chiefly depend upon the zeal and ardour, by which all who enter into its service are animated, and consequently it is of the highest importance that any measure calculated to excite the spirit of emulation, by which alone great and gallant actions are achieved, should be adopted. Nothing can more fully tend to the accomplishment of this desirable object, than a full display of the noble deeds with which the Military History of our country...
Page 35 - His Royal Highness the Prince Regent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to approve and confirm the finding and sentence of the Court.
Page ii - The Names of those Officers, who, in consideration of their Gallant Services and Meritorious Conduct in Engagements with the Enemy, have been distinguished with Titles, Medals, or other Marks of His Majesty's gracious favour. The Names of all such Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates as may have specially signalized themselves in Action. And, The Badges and Devices which the Regiment may have been permitted to bear, and the Causes on account of which such Badges or Devices, or any other...
Page 32 - A reserve formed beyond the narrow valley, across which the enemy was closely pursued, next shared the same fate, and was routed by the same means. ' Meanwhile, the right wing was not less successful. The enemy, confident of success, met General Dilkes on the ascent of the hill, and the contest was •anguinary ; but the undaunted perseverance of the brigade of Guards, of Lieut.
Page i - Regiments, as well as to Individuals who have distinguished themselves by their Bravery in Action with the Enemy, an Account of the Services of every Regiment in the British Army shall be published under the superintendence and direction of the Adjutant-General; and that this Account shall contain the following particulars, viz., The Period and Circumstances of the Original Formation of the Regiment; The Stations at which it has been from time to time employed; The Battles, Sieges, and other Military...
Page 35 - Clasps which have been prepared, is pleased to command that they shall be worn by the General Officers, suspended by a Ribbon of the colour of the Sash, with a blue edge...