The volunteer soldiers Dorset, 1794 to 1798

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Published by Somerset and Dorset Family History Society in Sherborne .

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Statementeditor Marcia Evans.
ContributionsEvans, Marcia., Somerset and Dorset Family History Society.
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Open LibraryOL15201917M
ISBN 101871257069

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Description A record of the recruitment of volunteer soldiers in Dorset in the French Revolutionary War of tofrom their beginnings in to their peak inwhen patriotic fervour was at its height under the shadow of imminent French invasion. Dorset Volunteer Soldiers A record of the recruitment of volunteer soldiers in Dorset in the French Revolutionary War of tofrom their beginnings in to their peak inwhen patriotic fervour was at its height under the shadow of.

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The names of the captains and their men are recorded in a book written in entitled Instructions for the Corps of Dorset Yeomanry or Volunteer Dorset Rangers. As well as illustrating in detail. John Calcraft called a meeting to raise a defence force for the Isle of Purbeck on 6th May at The Ship Inn, Corfe Castle, and the Purbeck Volunteer Company was gazetted on 22nd July initially with men.

Calcraft left the Company on 10th July to join the Dorset Militia. The author decisively refutes older scholarship which has characterized the Volunteers as a conservative force of order, the military embodiment of anti-revolutionary 'loyalism.' The Volunteers were independent-minded, and stood up for their autonomy; but in this as in other spheres, local self-government enhanced rather than endangered loyalty to the s: 1.

Volunteering developed rapidly in the early years - by May 72 volunteer infantry and 32 yeomanry cavalry units had been formed, rising to infantry and 50 cavalry by the end of the year. By late the Britain’s volunteer establishment stood at 51, rising toin andby SOME OF THE EARLIEST PEOPLE IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY BY DATE OF THEIR BIRTH PRIOR TO - much of the following information taken from Rutherford Co., TN court records.

It is said that, “from to they [Indians] killed within seven miles of Nashville one person in about every ten days.” [RCHS Pub # 10, p]. The Dorset Model Soldier Company (Dorset Soldiers) have been producing toy style 54mm lead soldiers for collections since We offer everything from a spare part to repair a wounded 'old soldier', through castings for you to complete to your own individual taste, both boxed and unboxed to suit your needs.

Contract Casting & Design Work. Perhaps a quarter of the male population had served militarily in some way, either as a soldier, militiaman, or volunteer.

The social (and political) consequences of the “British Armed Nation”, as J.E. Cookson has called it, were long-ranging. _____ References [1] Times, 27 January About U.S.

Compiled Service Records, Post-Revolutionary War Volunteer Soldiers, This database contains an index and images of compiled service records (CSRs) for volunteer soldiers who served the United States government in the interim between the Revolutionary War and the War of The volunteer soldiers Dorset: to Somerset and Dorset Family History Society Published by Somerset and Dorset Family History Society ().

Calcraft was duly gazetted Captain in the newly-raised Isle of Purbeck Volunteer Company on 22 July He must have developed a taste for soldiering, as he resigned and entered the Dorset Militia on 10 July Calcraft's company was rapidly over-subscribed, and the Lord Lieutenant wrote on 22 March urging.

All this led Dundas together with Lord Amherst, to formulate plans for volunteer forces, which were sent to the king for approval in February On 14 March, the "Plan of Augmentation 1794 to 1798 book the Forces for Internal Defence" were circulated to the lords lieutenant, who would have a central role in creating the new forces.

This guide provides advice on finding records held at The National Archives known as muster rolls, pay lists and description books. You can use these records to trace the outline of a soldier’s service in the British Army between c and If a soldier did not receive an army pension then these may be the only records that survive for him.

[] p. ; 31 cm. Records of officers and men of New Jersey in wars, Item PreviewPages:   A taster of my book soon to be published The Nothe Fort and Beyond Weymouth was about to be invaded. For the first time, in Septemberit had been chosen as the training venue for the Dorset Battalion of Rifle Volunteers (DRV).

This was the ‘citizen’s army’ hastily set up in response to the. On this page are notes on the organisational basics, dress and equipage, where known to me, of the volunteer and association infantry of Gloucestershire in the 's.

Though other, often more urban, counties responded in to the appeal for volunteers, in Gloucestershire the earliest corps, at Bristol, was not raised until early Under. Textual Records: Selected volumes of the "Numbered Record Books" series (), including letters sent, mainly by Brig.

Gen. Edward Hand, ; an orderly book, October; records of Capt. Thomas Mighill, ; and miscellaneous records relating to soldiers and activities in New York State, Miscellaneous numbered.

The Dorset Model Soldier Company, Nyetimber, Norfolk Farm Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 8LF, United Kingdom. Tel. No volunteer units were formed in Shropshire with the legislation ofother than the county yeomanry and a single independent cavalry troop.

All Shropshire infantry volunteers raised in the 's originated at the time of the armed association movement of (A mention in the Shropshire volume of the Victoria County Histories of the.

Unit history. There are records from the 16th Century that the counties of Dorset, Devon and Cornwall were of special interest in terms defending against invasion; and the Duke of Bedford was charged as Lord Lieutenant to compile lists of what indigenous supplies of men, horses and fighting equipment could be mustered as local militia.

Members of the local Dorset gentry Branch: British Army. Porter, James () (DNB00) Porter in became a contributor to the ‘Northern Star,’ founded in by Samuel Neilson [q.

v.] and was there recognised (but not betrayed) by a soldier of the Armagh militia. He migrated to Louisiana, of which state he became a senator, and he died there on 13 Jan.

Another son. Pennsylvania Military Records. USA (1,) > Pennsylvania (62,) > Pennsylvania Military Records (1,) Statewide Military Records. Revolutionary War Pensioner Census Ancestry. A Dictionary of All Officers Who Have Been Commissioned, in the Army of the United States Ancestry.

A brief history of the Fourth Pennsylvania Veteran Cavalry, embracing organization. From Book 1: It is May,and Ireland is a country at war. One hundred thousand peasants have risen up against the Crown to the tales of men, women and children butchered as traitors.

It is whispered that the feared and despised ghosts of Oliver Cromwell’s New Model army have returned seeking bloodshed, and no one is safe. Volunteer Soldiers of Knox County Regiment, Hamilton District Militia Territory South of the Ohio () Protecting the frontiers.

Served Aug 14/15 & 27 Aug-2 Sep War of Soldiers from Roane County Tennessee Compiled by Robert L. Bailey The following list of soldiers are from the companies under Colonel John Brown. some from. Full text of "List of officers of the army of the United States from toembracing a register of all appointments by the President of the United States in the volunteer service during the civil war, and of volunteer officers in the service of the United 1.

Archive website of the village of Burton Bradstock, Dorset. Gun Belt: Beach-found, according to the original caption, though that sounds soldiers around the iron seat that circles the Sycamore tree on the triangle of the village green in Burton Bradstock village, are John L.

Lawson of Port Jervis, New York; Robert S. Hastings of Azusa, California; Leo H. Pearson of. Sills, icksburg, stamped book, sons mustered soldiers, but the oldest in was only 22 years old, the youngest 16 years old, lived with their father, so deserving of acres each only, L.B.M.

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Kentucky Military Records. USA (1,) > Kentucky (39,) > Kentucky Military Records () Statewide Military Records. Veterans Schedules Ancestry. A Dictionary of All Officers Who Have Been Commissioned, in the Army of the United States Ancestry.

Abstract of Pension Papers of Soldiers of the Revolutionary War, War ofand Indian Wars, Who Settled in. War of Discharge Certificates Updated Febru War of Discharge Certificates Appendix I: List of Units and Subunits Appendix II: List of Company/Detachment Commanders Appendix III: List of Soldiers by Name Appendix IV: List of Soldiers by Unit Appendix IV: List of Soldiers by Unit Legion of the United States Capt.

Alexander Gibson's. The Militia and Volunteers of Northumberland are those military units raised in the County independent of the regular Army. The "modern" militia dates from legislation enacted during the Seven Years' volunteers had several forms and separate periods of existence until made a permanent body in Colours: Facing colour: Buff untilGosling green.

The better soldier material, both for officers and men, was no doubt attracted to the regular army and thus the effectiveness of the militia declined.

This became quite evident in when the Duke of Monmouth landed in Lyme Regis, Dorset and faced 4, militia men who proved no match for his band of 82 regular soldiers (J. Jones.) Where a. h/o Susannah Abbott Painter md 19 Mar Harrisonburg, Rockingham Co., Virginia, He was in the Revolutionary War.

-- Written by Owsley County historian Arch B. Bowman-- The Cornelius Bowman, Sr. family began migration from Kings Branch, Muddy Creek, Madison Co., Ky.

to the South Fork of the Kentucky River, as Burial: Bowman Family Cemetery, Owsley. John Smith b (VA) to Byrd Smith b (KY) - Looking for Byrd's Offspring By Henry Cotten at John Smith was my was my ggg-gf.I am looking for any children of Byrd Smith and Sarah Hatcher Woodson.I know of two: Gustavus Woodson Smith, b.a General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War and Bettie Woodson Smith, b.

In The Old Manor House (), Charlotte Smith combines elements of the romance, the Gothic, recent history, and culture to produce both a social document and a compelling novel.

A “property romance,” the love story of Orlando and Monimia revolves around the Manor House as inheritable property. In situating their romance as dependent on the. The Volunteer Corps were a British voluntary part-time organization for the purpose of home defence in the event of invasion, during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.

At the start of the War of the First Coalition, the Secretary of State for War, Henry Dundas, began to receive "a great number of Letters", from people living in coastal areas, requesting arms and.

Thomas's gravestone & Kenneth Topp (below) indicate that his birth-date was in Australian Dictionary of Biography. Thomas Rose (?), farmer, was born at Blandford, Dorset, England, and baptized in Sturminster Newton on 24 Novemberson of Christopher Rose and his wife Mary, née Belben.

On 8 August at Sturminster Newton he. Marysburgh, PetitionLoyalist from the States, drew acres, Soldier 53rd Regiment, McIntosh affidavit, stamped book + Le Forrest, Abraham.

Hants Volunteer Force in the period (HRO Q30/5/50). The volume lists the officers of each corps in the Hampshire Volunteer Force with the date they were accepted, date of commission, date gazetted, date promoted and date resigned as well as other pertinent Size: 1MB.===== Robert Goode was commissioned by Governor Patrick Henry as a magistrate on the first county court after independence, serving from to Hence, he served in this capacity all during the Revolution (Kentucky Cousins, p.

55). Contributor: David Goode (). A depiction of the Battle of Antrim at which the Ulster United Irish uprising was crushed. Francis Patterson was the son of Robert and an Ann Fullerton, both born in northern Ireland. ‘Patterson’ is an English name and I find no early references to any Patterson family in Ireland prior to the 17 th century.

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