Military Subjects: Organization, Strategy & Tactics

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The Forgotten Army: Fencible Regiments of Great Britain 1793 - 1816


By Ron McGuigan                                                  


Barnes, Major R. M. A History of the Regiment & Uniforms of the British Army London: Sphere Books; 1972.

Browne, James. The History of Scotland Its Highlands, Regiments and Clans volume 8 Edinburgh: Francis Niccolls and Co.; 1913.

The Diary or Woodfall's Register, newspaper, various issues 1793

Fortescue, John W. History of the British Army volume 4, 2nd Edition London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd. 1915.

Frederick, J. B. M. Lineage Book of the British Army New York: Hope Farm Press; 1969.

Great Britain, Parliament, House of Commons Journals 1547-1900, various volumes 1794-1802. 

Great Britain, War Office, Army Lists for  various years

Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research, various volumes

Lawson, Cecil C. P. A History of the Uniforms of the British Army, New Jersey: A. S. Barnes and Company; 1970.

The London Gazette for years 1794 through 1800

Mackay, John. The Reay Fencibles Glasgow: Charles Mackay; 1890.

McAnally, Sir Henry. The Irish Militia 1793-1816 A Social and Military Study Dublin: Clonmore and Reynolds; 1949.

Nicholson, Colonel G. W. L. The Fighting Newfoundlander Government of Newfoundland, Thomas Nelson Ltd;, 1964.

Raikes, Captain G. A., 'Disbanded Regiment of Fencibles and Militia' United Services Magazine, December 1873.

Scobie, Captain I. H. Mackay. An Old Highland Fencible Corps Edinburgh: Blackwood & Sons; 1914.

Squires, W. Austin. The 104th Regiment of Foot 1803- 1817 Fredericton: Brunswick Press; 1962.

Stewart, Charles H. The Service of British Regiments in Canada and North America 1st Edition, DND Library Publication #1, Ottawa 1962.

Webber, David. A Thousand Young Men Prince Edward Island Museum & Heritage Foundation; 1990.

Website of Land Forces of Britain, the Empire and Commonwealth

Website of The Scottish Military Historical Society



Placed on the Napoleon Series: June 2003


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