74th Regiment

Muster Roll of the 74th Regiment in Nova Scotia


Battle Honours
Peninsular War 1808-1814
Rolica, Vimiera, Corunna, Pyrenees, Nive, Nivelle, Orthes, Toulouse, Peninsula

British Orderly Books - Foot
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]

1777.12.25 74th Regiment of Foot (Argyleshire Highlanders)
raised in Argyllshire and Glasgow
1777.12 Scotland
1778.08 at sea (embarked at Greenock)
1778 Nova Scotia: Halifax
1779 New York [flank coys]
1779 South Carolina: Charlestown [flank coys]
1779.06 Maine: Bagaduce (Castine)
1779.07 American revolution: Bagaduce
1779.08 Bagaduce (garrison for rest of war)
1780 New York [flank coys]
1781 Virginia [flank coys]
1781 American revolution [flank coys] flank coys captured at Yorktown
<1784> Penobscot [whole regt]
<1784> Nova Scotia: St. Andrews most personnel disbanded
1784 at sea
1784 England: Portsmouth
1784 Scotland
1784.05.24 disbanded at Stirling

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