48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot

48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot was a regiment of the British Army.The regiment was first raised in 1741 as James Cholmondeley's Regiment of Foot in Norwich, England during the War of Austrian Succession.The regiment first saw action at the Battles of Falkirk and Culloden in 1745-1746, campaigning against the Young Pretender. In 1748, it was renumbered as the 48th Regiment of Foot. The 48th took part in the French and Indian War and they received their first battle honour in the Americas at the Battle of Louisburg, although the Regiment did not receive their due honour for this until 1882. The 48th was part of General James Wolfe's capture of Quebec in 1759. The 48th was present at the capture Martinique and Havana in the West Indies before returning to serve in Ireland in 1763.show more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 304g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135762737
  • 9786135762730