Scots Armies of the English Civil Wars by Stuart Reid

By Stuart Reid

In the summertime of 1642 the 1st Civil battle among king and parliament had damaged out in England. in the beginning either side have been convinced of victory, yet after the 1st campaigns led to stalemate they all started searching for allies. The meddling of the Stuart Kings with Scotland's spiritual traditions provoked the nationwide Covenant, and later the Solemn League and Covenant. but many Scots persisted to help the King, and after his execution, his exiled son.This nice textual content via Stuart Reid examines the Scots armies who fought within the English Civil Wars, and contours quite a few illustrations and images, together with complete web page color plates via Graham Turner.

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Scots Armies of the English Civil Wars

In the summertime of 1642 the 1st Civil conflict among king and parliament had damaged out in England. firstly either side have been convinced of victory, yet after the 1st campaigns resulted in stalemate they all started trying to find allies. The meddling of the Stuart Kings with Scotland's non secular traditions provoked the nationwide Covenant, and later the Solemn League and Covenant.

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J. 1776-1777. It then did garrison duty at Philadelphia 1777-1778, then at New York 1778-1783. In 1780 it was re-designated Regiment Jung von Lossberg. Facings were red with the uncharacteristic addition of white lace edging around lapels and cuff flaps. Cap and hat tassels were medium blue, metallics white metal. Musician’s coats had six chevrons per sleeve. Their lace pattern was white with a central red stripe on which was superimposed a fine green line. Soldiers’ lace was plain white. In this regiment officers took metallic lace embellishment (stickerei) to extremes.

I. 1776-1777. It moved south again and was engaged at Brandywine and Germantown. Thereafter it went into garrison at Philadelphia PA, 1777-78, from which posting it marched to and fought at Monmouth Courthouse. It was then assigned to the New York garrison where it remained until war’s close. Infanterie-Regiment von Mirbach This regiment was raised in 1745 and was also among early arrivals in America. J. 1776-1777. It then did garrison duty at Philadelphia 1777-1778, then at New York 1778-1783.

Garrison-Regiment von Wissenbach Garrison regiments were dissimilar in that they generally wore coat collars in the facings color. By the same token their coats did not have lapels. All regiments serving in America had white-metal embellishments. Otherwise coat and other clothing patterns conformed to the Hessian norm. Though intended as fixed garrison or reserve units, these nevertheless joined the field army whenever necessary and in effect acted as traditional infantry regiments. Regiment von Wissenbach was assigned to the New York garrison from 1776 to 1778.

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