TITLE

1st (or Royal Scots) Regiment of Foot Light Company, 1813-1815

AUTHOR(S)
Chartrand, René
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Military Collector & Historian;Fall2012, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p184
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the history of the British military unit the 1st, or Royal Scots, Regiment of Foot, Light Company, from 1813 to 1815, which served in Canada during the War of 1812. It notes that the company operated in Kingston, Ontario and the Niagara peninsula, and participated in the capture of Fort Niagara, New York as well as the siege of Fort Erie, Ontario. The author comments on the regiment's uniforms and weapons. A painting of two skirmishers from the unit is also presented.
ACCESSION #
82715839

 

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