Saturday, April 3, 2010

44th regiment of Foot

My 3rd British Regiment of Foot are the 44th.

Short regimental AWI History from Drums and Colours

The 44th Regiment of Foot arrived in Boston in July of 1775.

During the battles for New York in 1776 the 44th saw action at the Battles of Brooklyn and White Plains.

In 1777, the 44th Foot participated in the fighting at Danbury, Brandywine, Paoli, and, Germantown seeing action again the follwing year at Monmouth Court House.

In 1779, the regiment was sent to Quebec where they remained until returning to England in 1786.

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