Table of Contents

 

Acknowledgments…………………………………………………….……

v
Table of Contents………………………………………………..………… vii – viii
Regiments, by Seniority…………………………………………………… ix – x
Abbreviations……………………………………………………………… xi
How to use this book……………………………………………………….. xii
Facsimile of the Original Title Page…………………..…………………… xiii
Preface & Introduction…………………………………………………….… xv – xxxi
Commissions of Generals………………………………………………… 1 – 3
Captain-General, Generals, and Lieutenant Generals……………..……… 1
Lieutenant Generals, continued…………………………………………… 2
Major Generals………………………………………………………….… 3
Commissions of Field Officers………………………………….……….. 4 – 10
Colonels…………………………………………………………………… 4
Lieutenant Colonels………………………………..……………………… 5 – 8
Majors………………………………………………………………….…… 8 – 10
British Establishment…………………………..………….….….. 11 – 98
Cavalry Troops & Regiments:……………………………………..……… 11 – 25
    Horse Guards……………………………………………………..…..… 11 – 14
    Dragoons………………………………………………….…………….. 15 – 25
Foot Regiments: …………………………………………….……….…… 26 – 70
    Foot Guards………………………………………………..……..…….. 26 – 32
    Foot, Fuzileers & Invalids.………………………………………….…… 33 – 70
   
Independent Companies and Garrisons…………………………….…. 71 – 79
Independent Companies of Invalids………………….…………………… 71 – 73
Independent Companies…………………………………….………..…… 73 – 74
Garrisons…………………………………………………..……………… 75 – 78
General, Staff, and Hospital Officers for the Forces in North America…… 79
Staff of Great Britain, 1755……………..………………………………… 79
Marines, Reduced Officers, Royal Regiment of Artillery……………. 80 – 98
Marine Forces, 50 Companies, (Admiralty)…………….………………… 80 – 82
Reduced Officers Intitled to Receive Half-Pay in Great Britain…………. 83 – 94
Allowances to Officers and private Gentlemen of the reducedTroops of Horse Guards………………………..……………….……..…. 95 – 96
Royal Regiment of Artillery (Office of Ordnance)….……….…………… 97 – 98
  

Irish Establishment……………………..……………….…..….

  

99 – 126

Cavalry Regiments: …………………………………………………….. 99 – 108
    Horse……………………………………………………………….… 99 – 102
    Dragoons…………………………………………..……………….… 103 – 108
Foot Regiments: ……………………………………..……….…….….. 109 – 122
Reduced Officers and General & Staff Officers in Ireland………… 123 – 126
Reduced Officers………………………………………………….…… 123 – 125
General, Staff, & Garrison Officers…….……………………..….…… 126
 Succession of Colonels and Master & Lt. Generals of Ordnance…. 127 – 144
Succession of Colonels………………………………………………… 127 – 139
Master Generals & Lieutenant Generals of Ordnance.………………… 140
Index to the Succession of Colonels and Generals of Ordnance……..… 141 – 144
Appendix (1755)……………………………………………………….. 145 – 154
20 October 1755Officers Appointed to Newly-Raised Additional Companies…………… 145 – 149
Officers Appointed to Newly-Raised Independent Companies of Invalids 150
28 October 1755Officers Appointed / Promoted……………………………….………… 151 – 154
Appendices……………………………………………………………. 155 – 213
Appendix I: Corps of Engineers (Office of Ordnance)………………… 157 – 159
Appendix II: Annual Full and Half-Pay of the Land Forces, &c.……… 161 – 169
Appendix III: Regiments Reduced or Disbanded with Half-Pay Officers 171 – 178
Appendix IV: The Political State of Europe and Great Britain………….. 179 – 184
Appendix V: Chronology of Events from 1748 to 1756………………. 185 – 196
Appendix VI: Braddock’s Defeat……………………………………… 197 – 205
Appendix VII: Other Offices Held by Army and Garrison Officers…… 207 – 213
Officer Index…………………………………………………………… 215 – 238
Glossary……………………………………………………………….. 239 – 252
Bibliography…………………………………………………………… 253 – 257
Illustrations……………………………………………………………. 259
About the Author………………………………………………………. 261

 

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