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

Chartrand, René
September 2012
Military Collector & Historian;Fall2012, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p184
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.


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